Scott Sowers

1100 1st. Street SE #1017 Washington, DC 20003 USA

Professional Experience

As a professional freelancer, my main areas of expertise/interest are real estate, architecture, design, energy, automotive, and the utility industry. I write features, profiles, proposals, reports, web content, and scripts. I also write and produce video content and am fluent in SEO and social media. I'm competent in Photoshop, and edit video in Final Cut Pro.


15 Years
15 Years
Producer (television)
15 Years


Real Estate
15 Years
15 Years
15 Years


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
15 Years
Magazine - Trade magazines/publications (B2B)
15 Years
Broadcasting - Ent - Cable (National)
15 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

15 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

The Washington Post (10+), Electric Power Research Institute (6-10), SAGE Business Researcher (3-5), Home & Design Magazine (3-5), Auto Dealer Magazine (3-5)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Hinge Media (3-5), Utility Dive (3-5), Contently (10+)

Other Work History

I worked as a Multimedia Specialist in the Office of Public Affairs at the National Capital Planning Commission, the federal-level community planning agency for the National Capital Region. I wrote and produced print and video content in the form of annual reports, e-newsletters, social media posts, web copy and video production.

Technical Skills

Photoshop, InDesign, Final Cut Pro,

Computer Skills

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Final Cut Pro X


laptop, digital still camera, digital video camera, lighting, audio gear, Final Cut Pro X editing platform


upon request relative to project


Best Feature in National Daily Newspaper - National Association of Real Estate Editors


American Society of Journalists and Authors, National Press Club, National Association of Real Estate Editors


Real Estate

Developer's home is a prototype for building communities faster and more inexpensively.
When developer Doug DeLuca restored his Civil War-era home in McLean, he incorporated his love of Americana.
In May, real estate investor Justin Pierce bought what he considered the ugliest house on the 4100 block of Henson Lane in Temple Hills.Built in the 1940s, the vacant rambler was visibly worn out, with faded white shaker siding and thinning black roof shingles. Can this house be flipped?
Fannie Mae CFO Susan McFarland trades commute for West End condo with a perk for hectic life: 24 hour concierge.
Blog post written for House Logic
Clayton and Margaret Depue broke a lot of rules when they bought and renovated a brick Colonial in Arlington. Economics told them to tear down the house and start over, but they chose to preserve the building’s brick shell.
Long known for crime and rust belt decay, downtown Youngstown Ohio is seeing something new - permanent residents.

Architecture and Interior Design

Bethesda couple creates a unique space by excavating their basement.


How Japanese automakers are using smart grids and cogeneration to be more energy effecient and grow more peppers.
A look inside the smart home project in Davis California, designed by Honda.
Alabama retrofit shows how to slip a tight building envelope between historic walls. Historic preservation issues when renovating, adding on, and moving a house almost two centuries old can lead to unconventional solutions.

Utility Industry

A short feature on the challenge of cyber security in Distribute Energy Resources (DER).