Scott Walker
President & Strategy Chief (PR, Media, Social & Digital)

Scott is a former Emmy and Murrow-winning news anchor who left the local news game in 2018 after 23 years to launch Scott Walker Consulting, which later morphed into Scott Walker Media.

At SWM, Scott’s extensive contacts in the media industry give him an unparalleled advantage. He doesn’t just say he’ll get clients earned media exposure, he gets them earned media exposure. Scott’s expertise lies in media relations/public relations, branding and brand management, social media management and video production. Every business has a story to tell and we help our clients tell it the right way.

Scott’s Social Media Boot Camp, which focuses on the correct ways to use social media, is extremely popular among elementary schools, high schools, colleges, college athletes, professional athletes and businesses. Scott believes in reaching students in middle school, when they’re first exposed to social media, to help them avoid the many pitfalls they encounter at that difficult age and beyond. Scott’s Social Media Boot Camp has been presented more than 200 times in the past several years, with audiences ranging from middle-schoolers to professional athletes.

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Whitni Schmidt
Vice-President, Media and Branding

An advertising and marketing pro, Whitni also comes from the world of television news. She began her media career in 2008 as an Account Executive at WGNO-TV, where she was a top producer of new business. After four years, Whitni moved to WVUE-TV to take on a similar role, but with more responsibilities.

As an Account Executive, Whitni worked with local businesses to develop TV ad campaigns. From media buys to production, she handled all aspects of her clients’ accounts. In 2015, she left TV news to create Streamline Marketing Solutions, a boutique advertising agency that gave her the opportunity to consider her clients’ best interests first.

Whitni joined Scott Walker Media in 2020 as a Vice-President focusing on Media and Branding strategy, where she continues to put together comprehensive ad packages based upon the unique needs and solutions for each client. Whitni makes sure every client gets the most bang for their buck without pressuring them to spend beyond their comfort level. The advertising and marketing process is simplified for our clients because SWM is the facilitator of all media plans and the point person for all ad-related inquiries.

Miller Ezell
Project Manager & Social Media Czar

Miller is a gifted storyteller with a big imagination who puts her passion to good use through social media branding and content creation for clients. The ability to bring a brand to life in the digital world is what Miller loves to do, from research to execution.

Prior to joining Scott Walker Media, Miller worked on the graphic design team for Lafayette-based brandRUSSO. Most recently, she handled all digital and social media content for the Louisiana Restaurant Association.

Outside of work, Miller is always eating somewhere new, taking a trip somewhere, reading, or doing all three at once! Last year alone, she read nearly 70 books and has visited 25 countries.

 

Miller graduated from Loyola University in 2020 with a degree in Advertising and Graphic Design.

Ray Herrera
Digital Director

Ray is so busy he hasn’t had time to submit his bio. But trust us, he’s good. He will make your website shine and invigorate your digital world.