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


July 23rd, 2020

Growing Up: Lessons In Leadership To Apply Today

Think of your company as your work family that you've assembled.

February 20th, 2020

How To Go From Chief ‘Doer’ To CEO

If you're used to having your hands in all the elements of your business, transitioning to a CEO role can be difficult.


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


Marketing & Advertising