|Todd Pickrell / Co-Creator, Illustrator|
Todd Pickrell is the Co-Creator and Illustrator of "Little Scottie." He was named Creative Director, Scott Winer Productions in September 2008. As Creative Director, he is responsible for managing graphic, print and web design for SWP Creative, the Creative Division of Scott Winer Productions, and oversees branding for SWP and its subsidiaries.
Pickrell has formally studied fine arts and design at various levels since 2000. His studies have spanned a wide variety of disciplines, including drawing, painting, ceramics, woodworking, graphic design and illustration.
He has earned memberships to the National Honors Society, National Arts Honor Society and Quill and Scroll. Pickrell received an award for cartooning in a local NAHS competition in 2004. A 2005 Kansas Honor Scholar, he has made The University of Kansas Honor Roll every semester since 2006.
In 2008, Pickrell received the Harley S. Nelson Family Scholarship in the Arts for his work in Foundations of Art & Design studies at KU. He currently serves as co-host of "The Bois," a new podcast for SWP Radio.
Born in St. Louis and raised in Olathe, Kan., Pickrell is pursuing his B.F.A. in Industrial Design at The University of Kansas.
|Scott A. Winer / Co-Creator, Writer|
Scott Winer is Co-Creator and Writer of "Little Scottie." A five-time award-winning producer and director, Winer was named Executive Producer, Scott Winer Productions in August 2008 having served as Producer and Director since founding SWP in 2000.
Currently, Winer is Senior Producer of Mildly Off the Wall, SWP's sketch comedy series based in Lawrence, Kan., and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of production. He also serves as the program's Lead Director and Editor.
He has been a producer and director since 1999, directing more than 200 live sports, news and music shows. He won a Telly Award and Davey Award as Supervising Producer and Director of the 2005 variety show On'CUSE and a 2007 KAB Award from the Kansas Association of Broadcasters as Producer of the sports interview special KU Q&A.
For more than a decade, Winer has worked in various roles for CBS Sports, Fox Sports, ESPN, Fox Sports Net, Fox College Sports, KUJH-TV (The University of Kansas) and DomeTV (Syracuse University), including broadcasts of the AFC Championship, NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, FedEx Orange Bowl, and SEC Football Championship.
Winer graduated from The University of Kansas with a degree in Geography. Born and raised in Atlanta, he currently resides in Lawrence, Kansas.
|Ross "Rowdy" Wichman, Jr.|
Rowdy Wichman is Supervising Producer of Scott Winer Productions and Mildly Off the Wall. He is responsible for sales, scheduling, online development and distribution for both SWP and MOTW.
Wichman joined Mildly Off the Wall as production coordinator before being promoted to co-producer and serving as a repertory player. He was segment producer for "Mildly Outtakes," a series of comedy shorts comprised of outtakes from the show.
For the pilot, Wichman was instrumental in maintaining relationships with local sponsors and held various positions during production, including second assistant director, boom and camera operator.
He currently serves as webmaster for The Kansas Scholastic Press Association. A native of Ellis, Kansas, Wichman is a junior at The University of Kansas.