Eve C. Peyton

Director of Editorial Services

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Office Location
250 Marquette Hall
Mailing Address
Loyola University New Orleans
6363 St. Charles Avenue
Campus Box 212
New Orleans, LA 70118
Direct Phone
(504) 861-5859
Fax Number
(504) 861-5784
E-mail Address


M.A., University of Missouri, 2004; B.J., University of Missouri, 2002

Short Bio

Eve C. Peyton joined Loyola as the director of editorial services in the Office of Marketing + Communications in 2013. Prior to that, she served as the editor of New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles and the managing editor of Louisiana Life and Acadiana Profile magazines for more than five years. Her weekly blog, “Joie d’Eve,” won top honors from the Press Club of New Orleans in 2012 and is reprinted monthly in New Orleans Magazine.

 A New Orleans native, Eve holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Missouri School of Journalism and has served as a writer, copy editor, and managing editor for a variety of publications in Missouri. Her marketing experience includes five years at the University of Missouri Press, where she started as a marketing assistant and was ultimately promoted to advertising, exhibits and direct mail manager.

Eve has won numerous writing awards, including the Pirates Alley Faulkner Society Gold Medal, the Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence award for column-writing and several Press Club of New Orleans awards.

 Eve lives in Mid-City with her husband, Robert; her two daughters, Ruby and Georgia; and her stepson, Elliot. She serves as communications chair for Morris Jeff Community School, where her older daughter attends first grade, and she is a member of the Morris Jeff Family Partnership.