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Scott Ward

Adjunct Instructor
School of Communication

  • Scott Ward is an adjunct professor of Public Communication. He has more than 20 years of professional experience in all aspects of communications, including advocacy communications; new media; social marketing; communications training; risk and crisis communications; national, regional and local media relations; event planning and marketing; message development and testing; media buying; stakeholder outreach; graphic design and desktop publishing; and writing and editing. Ward is frequently called upon to provide staff- and executive-level communications training, sit on panels, run workshops and conduct organizational capacity-building exercises.

    Throughout his career, as PR executive, consultant and volunteer board member, Ward has helped a broad array of nonprofit organizations and associations advance public interest issues and causes; build and burnish their public image; promote ideas, products and services; and secure earned media and op-ed placements in such outlets as Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Rolling Stone, Pacifica Radio, NPR, MTV News and numerous local print, broadcast and online outlets.
  • Degrees

    BA in Journalism with a concentration in English from the University of Kentucky


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