Director of Communications
Direct: (863) 874-5682
Scott Atkinson is the
director of communications as well as publisher and editor of The
Water Skier magazine.
Scott oversees all facets of USA
Water Ski's Communications Department, including media
relations; the content and development of www.USAWATERSKI.org;
and the day-to-day operations of The Water Skier, the
official publication of USA Water Ski. His duties as editor
and publisher of The Water Skier include developing,
writing and editing articles; shooting photography; and
hiring and coordinating freelance writers and photographers.
A native of central New
York, Scott earned his bachelor’s degree in Journalism from
Temple University in Philadelphia, Pa. He began his
employment at USA Water Ski in 1998 after working as a
sports journalist and copy editor for a handful of daily
newspapers, including the Virginian Pilot, Citrus County (Fla.) Chronicle, Greensboro News & Record and Orlando Sentinel. When away from work, Scott
enjoys golf, softball and the beach, and spending time with his
family. He lives in Orlando.