Robert Walker

Publicist, Project Manager, and Writer in Los Angeles, CA. United States

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Robert Walker is an award winning Writer and Publicist who began working in the performing arts industry after attending Colgate University in 1981.

Robert is also the Literary Talent Agent for Smith Young Talent Agency headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Working out of the agency's satellite office in Los Angeles, Robert is responsible for intellectual properties in creative projects for feature films and TV series scripted and unscripted, and seeking production deals for those projects.

Some of his clients include award winning actress/director/writer, Lonette McKee; 'Boley USA' creator, Andre Jackson; Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' co-star, actress/singer/author. Ola Ray, to name a few.

His early work included personal management of upstart music artists, fashion show producer, and concert promoter.

As a freelance Public Relations Consultant, Robert’s clients have included the NBA's only licensed female designer of women's sports apparel, Deborah Williams of Her Game 2; The Sickle Cell Anemia Disease Association of America; Gospel Artist and 2009 NAACP Image Award nominee, Omega Bugembe Okello; Electric Soul Singer, Esnavi; famed Dancer and Actress, Trina Parks, Filmmaker, Nicole Franklin, Jazz Singer, Freda Payne and actresses, Sheryl Lee Ralph and Dr. Tommie Tonea Stewart, to name a few.

As a writer and blogger, Robert has published 100 feature articles on HubPages, Gospel Innovation, SHEEN Magazine, Black Star News, Harlem World Magazine, and HBCU Connect, and has won awards for reaching over 10,000 readers, and is the recipient of the Silver Award at the 2011 World Fest Film Festival for co-producing and writing the children’s animated educational pilot, ‘Milieu the Cricket’.

Other media production work includes writing and producing internet and commercial radio shows for Tony nominated award winning actress, Sheryl Lee Ralph, and her ‘The Sheryl Lee Ralph D.I.V.A. Talk Radio Show’, and has begun development work for a film about the life and times of Madam C.J. Walker's mentor, Annie Malone.

  • Work
    • Smith Young Talent Agency
  • Education
    • Colgate University