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Yvette Walker is Director of Presentation and Custom Publishing at The Oklahoman. She supervises the look and feel of the paper, as well as coordinates content in several special sections and niche publications. Previously, she managed online content and presentation for NewsOK.com, the paper’s Web site, and was instrumental in bringing newsroom blogs onto NewsOK. Before coming to The Oklahoman, Walker was News Editor at The Kansas City Star. At The Star, Walker had been Readers’ Representative, or ombudsman, and met with readers and regularly responded to concerns through a column in The Star and online. She helped launch newsroom content on kansascity.com. Walker has a Master’s degree in media management from the University of Missouri.
She graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. She has completed several journalism fellowships and seminars, and is a member of the Online News Association and the National Association of Black Journalists.
BY YVETTE WALKER Staff writer firstname.lastname@example.org | Published: Mon, Jun 22, 2015
In his latest novel, “Aiko,” Oklahoma author Stephen Swartz has traveled from Oklahoma City to Ishikawa, Japan. But unlike last year’s vampire novel set in OKC, Swartz tackles a very different (although equally complicated) subject: fatherhood.