Scott Hall is in his sixth season with the Wizards as senior director of communications.
His duties in that role include serving as team spokesman and liaison to the local and national media and the NBA while overseeing the overall communications strategy for the organization and the general dissemination of information regarding the team. Hall's department is responsible for producing the team's annual regular season and postseason media guides, writing news releases, compiling game notes, scheduling and facilitating player and staff interview requests and maintaining statistical upkeep and biographical information.
Hall joined the Wizards after spending seven seasons with the New Orleans Hornets. He served the last three years of his tenure with the team as director of basketball communications, where he was responsible for all internal and external communications regarding the team's on-the-court activities. Hall was tasked with overseeing the communications logistics of the team's sudden move to Oklahoma City followingHurricane Katrina in September of 2005 and subsequent return to New Orleans in the summer of 2007, a stretch which included home games played in four different venues and dual press events in both cities for all major announcements. During the 2007-08 season, he assisted the NBA with the preparation for All-Star Weekend in New Orleans. Hall began his stint with the Hornets as public relations assistant in 2001-02 (the team's final season in Charlotte) before spending the next three seasons (2002-03 to 2004-05) as sports public relations manager upon the team's relocation to New Orleans.
Before joining the Hornets organization, Hall spent four seasons in the Continental Basketball Association. He began his career in the CBA as media relations and broadcasting coordinator with the Fort Wayne (Ind.) Fury in 1997. After two seasons with the Fury, Hall was named director of media, public and community relations for the Idaho Stampede. Following the conclusion of the 1999-2000 season, he returned to Fort Wayne as director of media relations and broadcasting. Hall worked as director of media relations for the Austin Lone Stars professional soccer team prior to his time in the CBA.
Originally from West Virginia, Hall earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Texas in 1997. He currently resides in Alexandria with his wife, Kirsten, and their children, Robert and Lila.
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