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journalist

Frank Alexander Aukofer, American journalist. Recipient Byline award for lifetime achievement in journalism Marquette University, 1992, Professional Merit award Marquette University, awards from Wisconsin Press. Association, Milwaukee Press Club, Society Professional Journalists; Visiting Professional Freedom Forum First Amendment scholar Vanderbilt University, 1994-1995.

Background

Aukofer, Frank Alexander was born on April 6, 1935 in Milwaukee. Son of Herbert Anselm and Wanda Mary (Kaminski) Aukofer.

Education

Bachelor in Journalism, Marquette University, 1960. Fellowship Certified, Northwestern University, 1967.

Career

With The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (merger The Milwaukee Journal, Sentinel), 1960-2000. With Washington Bureau The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 1970-2000, bureau chief. Retired, 2000

Writer syndicated column on automobiles DriveWays, since 1985.

Automobile columnist Artists & Writers Syndicate, Scripps Howard News Service.

Works

Membership

Board directors Haven of Northern Virginia, 2005^, president since 2010. With United States Air Force Reserve, 1952-1960. Member National Press Club (president 1978, board directors building corporation, Corresponding award), National Press Foundation (president, chairman board 1980-1985, board directors, 1978-2005), Society Professional Journalists, Standing Committee Corresponding United States Congress (secretary 1976), Washington Automotive Press Association (president 1987-1988), Gridiron Club Washington.

Connections

Married D. Sharlene Talatzko, August 6, 1960. Children: Juliann Navarrete, Matthew P., Becky Hawryluk, Joseph J.

father:
Herbert Anselm Aukofer

mother:
Wanda Mary (Kaminski) Aukofer

spouse:
D. Sharlene Talatzko

children:
Juliann Navarrete Aukofer

Matthew P. Aukofer

Becky Hawryluk Aukofer

Joseph J. Aukofer