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, Nov. 20 2014 05:40:41 PM CST Take time to PAWS and look at this adorable Photo Gallery! LINK
ywalker Wed, Nov. 19 2014 02:04:11 PM CST And then, this happened to me today at UCO in Mass Comm ... LINK
ywalker Fri, Nov. 14 2014 08:07:36 PM CST Angelina Jolie on Hollywood Awards. ???
ywalker Fri, Nov. 14 2014 05:32:11 PM CST @uberscholar Oh, I know. But the father keeps it together. Go ahead and watch.
ywalker Fri, Nov. 14 2014 05:30:27 PM CST Grieving father sings Beatles song "Blackbird" to his dying newborn son LINK
ywalker Wed, Nov. 12 2014 06:22:22 PM CST I just entered to #win & you can too: "Feliz Petite Bundle". Enter the #giveaway here: LINK
ywalker Fri, Nov. 07 2014 07:31:52 PM CST RT @NikkiWoods: "When a person shows you who they are, believe them." Maya Angelou ... And try to believe them the FIRST time! lol
ywalker Fri, Nov. 07 2014 07:31:21 PM CST @se4realhinton @karaterocks "John Wick" reminded me of "The Equalizer" -- I liked both, but Wick wins because of the cute puppy. No spoilers
ywalker Fri, Nov. 07 2014 04:38:02 PM CST Voted for "Show Your Work!" in the Opening Round of the 2014 #GoodreadsChoice Awards https://t.co/uRB4YXxnix via @goodreads
ywalker Fri, Nov. 07 2014 03:42:18 PM CST I'm not a java-head, but this is a nice treat for a coffee break: LINK
ywalker Fri, Nov. 07 2014 01:38:52 PM CST Curvalicious: LINK
ywalker Fri, Nov. 07 2014 01:37:15 PM CST From Skimm: What to say when you don't succeed? Don't try again. LINK
ywalker Thu, Nov. 06 2014 12:46:00 PM CST TIFF 2014 Review: Full of Black Stereotypes, 'Black and White' is a Movie About Race That Avoids Its Subject LINK
ywalker Thu, Nov. 06 2014 12:43:30 PM CST “@keithcalder: Finally a STAR WARS title I can get behind. LINK
ywalker Thu, Nov. 06 2014 12:31:27 PM CST RT @danmartell: "Don't use stock images on your website, you'll loose trust with your visitors" @ianeverdell #meshcon #conversions #smarter
ywalker Thu, Nov. 06 2014 12:31:05 PM CST RT @edkelley16: Surprise! The banner ad turns 20, and keeps on going LINK
ywalker Wed, Nov. 05 2014 07:51:57 PM CST The power of vulnerability-- LINK
ywalker Wed, Nov. 05 2014 01:07:44 PM CST I trust this lady, so maybe ...? "Stressed, slightly overloaded? Try acupuncture" by @EbonyReed on @LinkedIn LINK
ywalker Mon, Nov. 03 2014 01:12:14 PM CST @drgooch41 I've successfully completed once, in 2005. We'll see if 9 years in between works.
ywalker Mon, Nov. 03 2014 12:52:21 PM CST Trying NaNoWriMo again this year -- I'm writing a novel in the month of November. Want to? LINK LINK