About Media Masters
Miranda Sevcik, Principal
Miranda Sevcik is an award-winning journalist, broadcast news producer, anchor, corporate writer and founder of Media Masters. Miranda created the company to address the many missed opportunities for attorneys and detrimental interviews she witnessed as a reporter.
Miranda began her media career in 1990 as a producer for the NBC Capital news bureau while still in journalism school at the University of Texas at Austin. From college, Miranda went on to work as an investigative reporter and anchor for NBC affiliate stations in Louisiana and South Carolina. Miranda then returned to Houston to work for local stations KPRC and KHOU as a special projects producer, news promotional writer and digital editor. Highlights of Miranda's career include breaking the Phen-Fen diet drug danger story, reporting on the Million Man March on Washington and covering the 52-day siege at the Branch Davidian Compound in Waco.
Miranda has worked on many high profile cases serving in the capacity of audience researcher, legal media strategist, media liaison and spokesperson. Some of her most notable cases include working with Ed Chernoff in his representation of Michael Jackson’s Doctor Conrad Murray.
Miranda also strategized with Terry Bryant with the media interest in his representation of the man kidnapped by pirates in Somalia from the Maersk Alabama ship, Richard Hicks. Miranda assisted Terry Yates with media strategy in his representation of Texas Supreme Court Justice David Medina.
Miranda is a member of the Legal Marketing Association and a member of the Lone Star Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Contact Miranda at (713) 515-9729
CV available upon request
Sarah Whitaker, Communications Director
Sarah Whitaker is an experienced sales information systems and management director. Sarah heads Media Masters’ client development department. With her experience in the business world, Sarah joined the Media Masters team because of her interest in law and the media.
Sarah is a 1995 graduate of Baylor University where she earned her BBA in Management. Upon graduation, Sarah joined Mach Industrial Group and was chiefly involved in sales, procurement and company training. From there, Sarah joined KBR/Halliburton, a Fortune 500 company, where she managed and developed the worldwide sales information system and directed executive training.
At Media Masters, Sarah is vital to the organization's smooth operations including client communications, internet marketing and the implementation of client media plans.
Contact Sarah at: email@example.com
Celeste Zamora, Communications Specialist
Whether developing photos for the Austin American-Statesman, publicizing the world's largest human rainbow, or organizing a Houston televised mayoral debate, Celeste Zamora has earned a solid reputation for producing award-winning marketing campaigns as a communications professional with proficiency on both sides of the camera. She has managed local, national and international media campaigns with the United Way Houston and the University of Houston-Downtown.
Celeste is a graduate of the University of Texas with specialties in media relations, photography and writing. She is a past board member of the Houston Association of Hispanic Journalists, Garden Oaks Friends of Montessori and past member of Public Relations Society of America-Houston, Texas Public Relations Association and International Association of Business Communicators. She works as fundraising and communications volunteer in a Houston Independent School District High School working with parent and student organizations.
Contact Celeste at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tammy Kidd, Esq., Of Counsel
Tammy is an attorney and Communications Specialist at Media Masters. Tammy chose to work with Media Masters because she wanted to help lawyers effectively communicate with their audience as it relates to marketing and the media.
Tammy graduated from South Texas College of Law in 1999. While at South Texas, she was a moot court champion and a member of the National Mock Trial Team.After graduating, Tammy joined the Harris County District Attorney’s Office as a prosecutor in the Trial Bureau. Upon leaving the District Attorney’s Office, Tammy began her own private practice.
Tammy has chaired benefits and volunteered for nonprofit organizations such as, Girls Inc. and The Center Serving Persons with Mental Retardation. She has assisted nonprofit organizations by implementing public relations and marketing campaigns. Tammy has also chaired the Public Relations Committee for the Association of Women Attorneys.
Tammy is a member of the Order of Barristers, the State Bar of Texas, The Houston Bar Association and Houston Association of Women Attorneys.