Katie Wagner

Member Since 2019

Katie Wagner

President, KWSM: a digital marketing agency

KWSM: a digital marketing agency

San Diego Area

Katie Wagner spent 15 years as a television and radio journalist, working for news outlets all over the world, including ABC, CBS, Fox, CNN & National Public Radio. As a professional storyteller, Katie knows how to engage an audience and build credibility, and she believes those skills are just as valuable for business owners as they are for journalists. Today, Katie owns a full-service digital marketing agency made up of journalists like herself. The agency, KWSM: a digital marketing agency, specializes in website development & SEO, social media strategy & management, content creation, PR & influencer marketing, and digital advertising. KWSM has offices in Orange County, CA, San Diego, CA, Atlanta, GA and Las Vegas, NV. The agency works with clients like Mitsubishi, Rakuten, Anthem Blue Cross, F45 Fitness Studios, Caesar’s Entertainment, and small to mid-sized companies across the country. Katie also works as a consultant, helping business owners and CMOs integrate digital strategies into their traditional marketing plans. She is a popular speaker, and regularly gives keynote presentations and leads workshops and breakout sessions for corporate and small business audiences. Katie lives in San Diego, CA with her husband, 5 rescue dogs and a horse.


  • Digital Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Content Strategy


December 22nd, 2020

Get Started On Your End-Of-Year Review: Seven Useful Tips

End-of-year reviews are an essential tool to gauge the business's effectiveness and efficiency over the previous year. Unfortunately, few businesses implement a review, and some that do only look at the cursory metrics that would give them a basic understanding of the company's strengths and weaknesses.

November 25th, 2020

Seven Leaders Share Their Best Business Decisions And Contributions

Few things make an entrepreneur feel happier than accomplishing a significant goal. Many business owners approach their companies with concrete goals in mind for where they want it to be in a few years. However, when you're a new entrepreneur, it can be a challenge to plot your own course.

November 13th, 2020

10 Ways To Stay In Touch With Your Growing Team About Their Performance

Keeping up with your employees on an individual level makes for good leadership. As you hire more and more people to your team, it can be difficult to maintain that one-on-one time with each employee. However, doing so is crucial to ensuring everyone is on the same page and performing their best.

November 11th, 2020

10 Genius Questions That Will Help Your Staff Generate Ideas And Solutions

Innovation is the key to a successful and progressive business, and your staff should constantly be looking for ways to grow your brand. As a leader, it’s your responsibility to keep your workers engaged and motivated.


KWSM: a digital marketing agency

KWSM is a digital marketing agency made up of journalists. We specialize in content creation, social media strategy & management, web design & development, SEO, digital advertising, PR & influencer marketing. Every client has a story; our job is to tell it. KWSM was founded in 2010 and has offices in Orange County, CA, Atlanta, GA & Las Vegas, NV.


  • Digital Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Content Marketing


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