Nebraska Authors

Eileen Wirth

Born 1947

Wirth began working as a journalist at the Omaha World Herald in 1969. Her book From Society Page to Front Page: Nebraska Women in Journalism, 2013, includes material on Willa Cather, Elia Peattie, and Clara Bewick Colby. She has taught journalism at Creighton University in Omaha.

Wirth wrote the text for the Omaha Chamber of Commerce's Omaha: The Omaha Experience 1996.

Places Lived

Omaha, NE
Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction
  • Journalism

Keywords

Women's History; Nebraska Subjects; Journalism History; Omaha

Education

Bachelor's Degree, 1967, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

Occupation

Journalist
Journalism Professor
Public Relations and Consultant

Places Worked

Omaha World Herald
Creighton University, Omaha, NE
Union Pacific Railroad, Omaha, NE

Honors

Nebraska 150 Books Honor for From Society Page to Front Page, 2017

Bibliography

How to Adopt a Child From Another Country. 1993.
From Society Page to Front Page: Nebraska Women in Journalism. 2013.
Omaha's Historic Houses of Worship. (with co-author Carol McCabe). 2014.

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