Scott Miller – founder, Scott Miller Strategies – is an independent consultant and journalist with 40 years of experience shaping and telling compelling stories that engage people in complex policy issues. He spent 23 years as a television reporter, the last 16 at KING TV in Seattle, where he established the environment beat and served as a member of the station’s investigative unit. Scott’s work included two Emmy award winning documentaries; one on the plight of Puget Sound’s salmon runs and another on the Loma Prieta earthquake that hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 1989. Scott was part of the first local news crew to arrive on the scene of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. His work was nationally syndicated for several years by NBC news channel and has appeared numerous times on NBC’s Today Show
In 2002, Scott moved into the realm of strategic communications, taking over as CEO of Resource Media and leading the organization through a rapid time of growth, expansion, and diversification. In 2009 Scott joined the Russell Family Foundation as a Senior Program Officer, overseeing environmental grant-making and launching a new ten-year, watershed protection initiative in the Puyallup Watershed outside Tacoma. Scott returned to Resource Media in 2012. Under Scott’s leadership, Resource Media embraced an ambitious Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiative and became leading proponents of linking single issues to broadly held public values such as health, social justice, and economic opportunity all using the power of storytelling to inspire change. Scott left Resource Media in October 2019 to start his own consulting practice, on communications and organizational strategy.