Henry Scott

Henry Scott has 44 years of experience in media, communications and marketing, helping clients create and deliver demographically and geographically targeted products and services.

Scott is president of WHMC Inc., a company that operates WEHOville.com, the leading hyperlocal digital news site covering West Hollywood. WHMC also publishes West Hollywood Magazine, a quarterly print publication intended to brand the city as a center for art, architecture, design, fashion and style.

Scott has been at the forefront of innovation in news media. In 2003 he helped Metro International S.A., the London-based originator of the free daily newspaper concept, launch its youth-oriented New York City edition. Metro New York is and was the most highly circulated daily newspaper in Manhattan. Earlier he served as president of Out Publishing, successfully turning around the financially troubled publisher of the country’s largest-circulation quality gay magazine. As publisher, he also directed the turn around in 2010 of Atlanta’s Creative Loafing weekly newspaper.

In 1994, As Vice President, New Media / New Product Development, Scott launched The New York Times Company’s first online venture with @Times, a site on America Online. Scott also developed and managed The Times’s first foreign-language edition, The News in Review, published in Russian from Moscow. Scott oversaw development of a Spanish-language newspaper insert for New York City-area newspapers. He was the member of The Times Company’s senior management charged with developing an electronic media strategy for the company. Scott’s experience at The Times included serving as Managing Director of Marketing Planning and Research, where he played a major role in developing distribution and advertising strategies for The Times.

Scott also is the author of several books including “Shocking True Story: The Rise and Fall of Confidential, America’s Scandalous Scandal Magazine,” published by Pantheon, and “London Comfort: From Hollywood to the White House, An American Idol’s Dangerous Real World Adventure.”

Douglas Stichler

Douglas Stichler is a California native that began finding his way into West Hollywood at the ripe old age of 16. After graduation, he promptly became an entrepreneur, opening one of the very first tanning salons in Southern California and continued his foray in the business community by opening a John Robert Powers Studio before heading to New York. There he was the Head Booker of Ikon Models, and helped many aspiring models and actors achieve their dreams.

He has built and ran several For-Profit Colleges, across the country. Focusing on student’s success, the company’s financial goals and employee growth. During his long career, he has become an expert at Advertising, Marketing, Training and Sales.

Douglas is the consummate Salesman. In fact, he has been successfully selling and studying sales most of his adult life. He is known for his savvy negotiation and cutting edge marketing strategies which join his uncompromising integrity as the hallmark of his service to any of his clients.

He spends most of his time in West Hollywood and the surrounding areas these days, in love with the life that the city affords him and his fiancée, Enoch Miller and their little pitty, Drake. Dedicated to supporting, improving, and engaging in everything West Hollywood, he is very excited to be a part of The West Hollywood Media Company and helping the community and its businesses achieve their goals.

Owen Ward

Owen Ward comes to the West Hollywood Media Company from his former position as president and founder of Off World Enterprise, a full-service marketing and communications firm.  Off World Enterprise helped several businesses, non-profits and political efforts reach success through web design, campaign strategy, fundraising and targeted advertising, with a specific focus on organizations within the West Hollywood area.

Prior to founding Off World Enterprise, Owen oversaw creative marketing and media as Vice President, Theatrical Marketing for Lionsgate.  His award-winning work on trailers and television campaigns brought nationwide audiences to films such as Precious, The Expendables, and the SAW and Tyler Perry franchises.

Owen is dedicated to the West Hollywood community, having previously served on the West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce board of directors as Vice Chair, Governmental Affairs, as well as on the board of Christopher Street West/ LA PRIDE.  He was also Co-President of SoCal Cycle Share, a company which helped advocate for the arrival of bike sharing programs in West Hollywood and throughout the greater Los Angeles region.

Owen received a BA in Broadcast Journalism with a minor in Cinema-Television from the University of Southern California.