R. Scott Williams is the author of “An Odd Book, How the First Modern Pop Culture Reporter Conquered New York,” available April 1 on Amazon.com. Williams is the chief operating officer and senior vice president of sales and marketing at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Williams earned his degree in journalism from the University of Memphis. He then held positions at several advertising agencies and organizations, including Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.
He currently serves on the board of the D.C. chapter of the American Advertising Federation and on the board of the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
He lives with his wife and daughters in historic Arlington, Va. Passionate about discovering and sharing forgotten stories from the past, in his spare time he explores the history of the American south, especially around his home in West Tennessee.
His first book was “The Forgotten Adventures of Richard Halliburton: from Tennessee to Timbuktu.” You can follow him on Twitter or LinkedIn or contact him via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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