Yvette Walker
Newsroom Management Night News and Presentation Director

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.

ywalker Thu, Jan. 29 2015 06:21:26 PM CST Covering demos, BBC reporter says police threatened to kill her - LINK
ywalker Thu, Jan. 29 2015 06:21:16 PM CST 10 Truly Amazing Cat Doors And Entryways - LINK
ywalker Tue, Jan. 27 2015 09:57:53 PM CST PRESS FREEDOM: State-run news outlet will compete with media - Gov. Mike Pence is starting a state-run news... LINK
ywalker Fri, Jan. 23 2015 12:41:45 PM CST PRESS FREEDOM: Journalist and friend held by Islamic State - Another pre-beheading photo … sadly, we are... LINK
ywalker Tue, Jan. 20 2015 05:55:17 PM CST Ethics personified at unique OK Ethics luncheon - Oklahoma Business Ethics Consortium’s mock trial... LINK
ywalker Tue, Jan. 20 2015 04:56:47 PM CST Triple-murder defendant accepts plea deal in Oklahoma cold case LINK
ywalker Tue, Jan. 20 2015 04:46:11 PM CST Photoset: msnbc: These are the words Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, and Ronald Reagan used most... LINK
ywalker Tue, Jan. 20 2015 04:45:09 PM CST South Korean Journalists Acquitted on Charges of Defaming President’s Brother - SEOUL, South Korea — Two... LINK
ywalker Tue, Jan. 20 2015 04:41:41 PM CST Fox News Apologizes for False Reports on Muslims | The Maynard Institute for Journalism Education - “Fox... LINK
ywalker Thu, Jan. 15 2015 10:23:03 PM CST Photo: norman-ii: thebelleisblack: thesoulfunkybrother: 1965. Martin Luther KING Jr. He would have been 86.... LINK
ywalker Tue, Jan. 13 2015 01:47:53 PM CST PRESS FREEDOM: The 'high-wire act' of political satire - Jump to the 2:13 minute mark to listen to... LINK
ywalker Mon, Jan. 12 2015 01:55:09 PM CST Race Kors - FALSE Rumor: Fashion CEO Michael Kors said he is ‘tired of pretending to like blacks.’ When you... LINK
ywalker Mon, Jan. 12 2015 12:46:04 PM CST PRESS FREEDOM: After the shooting at Charlie Hebdo, front pages push back LINK
ywalker Mon, Jan. 12 2015 12:26:12 PM CST Amazing example of social media engagement LINK
ywalker Mon, Dec. 29 2014 07:10:13 PM CST I got 49/50 correct! - Can you pass a U.S. citizenship test? LINK via @play_buzz
ywalker Tue, Dec. 23 2014 12:43:35 AM CST @lisaling Love your work, please DM me about speaking at the University of Central Oklahoma in October. Thanks!
ywalker Sun, Dec. 14 2014 02:56:14 PM CST #ucograduation Mass Communication faculty pose before the big event on Saturday. Congrats graduates! LINK
ywalker Tue, Dec. 09 2014 08:46:05 PM CST PRESS FREEDOM body highlights plight of Eritrea's jailed journalists - Reporters Without Borders seeks... LINK
ywalker Wed, Dec. 03 2014 05:45:56 PM CST Fun or offensive? - This  year, KMart’s Joe Boxer brand has Christmas commercials for men and women. What... LINK
ywalker Tue, Dec. 02 2014 07:50:59 PM CST #BlackStormtrooper I thought I was watching one of the hoax trailers. But then I remembered Sam L. Jackson #blacksinspace #yougoJohnBoyega