R. Scott Mackey
R. Scott Mackey has been writing for 22 years, publishing a variety of features on sports and business. His first book, Barbary Baseball: The Pacific Coast League of the 1920s (McFarland 1995), received widespread critical acclaim. In 2001 he published his first novel, Blood Runs Deep (Brookfield Reader), a taut mystery for teenage readers. Mr. Mackey works full-time as the head of SMUD's corporate communications and multimedia division. Among his interests are golf, skiing and agonizing over the fate of the San Francisco Giants.
M.A. in communication studies,
B.A. in mass communication,
Computer-mediated communication; instructional communication; and organizational communication.
Selected Publications and Presentations
Communication Conference Papers
"Web Site Management and Control: A Communicator's Perspective,"
presented at the 1996 Technology and Communication Conference sponsored by
the International Quality and
Other Selected Writings
Blood Runs Deep (
Course Developer, University of
Other Professional Experience
Area Head, Multimedia and Corporate Communications, 1992 to present, Sacramento Municipal Utility District
Senior Writer, 1988 to 1992, Sacramento Municipal Utility District
Account Manager/Copywriter, 1987-1988, Carlson Associates,
Senior Marketing Specialist, 1986-1987, McDonnell Douglas Astronautics
Manager, Corporate Communications, 1984-1985, Global Systems,
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