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Scott joined Newswatch 16 in May of 1999 as an anchor and reporter. He is currently the co-anchor of Newswatch 16 at 6:00, 7:00, 10:00 and 11:00 pm.

He came to WNEP-TV following a stint as morning anchor at WJRT-TV in Flint, Michigan. He got his start in broadcast journalism at Service Electric Cable TV in Allentown, and also worked as an anchor/reporter at WHTM in Harrisburg, before heading to Michigan in 1996.

Since coming to WNEP-TV, Scott has anchored the weekend newscasts, as well as the 5:00 and 5:30pm newscasts. He also covered news stories in every county of the Newswatch 16 coverage area.

Scott is a native of Reading, and graduated from LaSalle University in Philadelphia, with degrees in Communications and Marketing.

Scott is an avid sports fan.


Recent Articles
  • Talkback Feedback: Trooper Shooting

    This week’s Talkback Feedback tackles the big story of the week here in northeastern and central Pennsylvania. That story is the murder of State Police Corporal Bryon Dickson.

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    More From The Funeral For Cpl. Dickson

    SCRANTON — For about 90 minutes, it seemed like all of northeastern and central Pennsylvania stood still. “We gather here in sorrow and disbelief, and anger. But most importantly, we gather here in faith,” said Rev. Thomas Muldowney, state police chaplain. And gather they did; friends, family, and police officers by the thousands. Those who couldn’t fit inside St. Peter’s Cathedral in downtown Scranton listened to the solemn service outside the church on Wyoming Avenue. They heard about a dedicated […]

  • 13 Years After 9/11, Terror Concerns Remain

    This week, for the 13th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, there are growing concerns about a new terrorist group of Islamic militants known as ISIS. Dr. William Parente is a political science expert at the University of Scranton. He teaches a course on Islam and has been to many parts of the Middle East, including Iraq and Syria. “I wouldn`t be surpised if another 13 years from now, we`re still dealing with this problem. There are 200 countries […]

  • Talkback Feedback: The GOP Station?

    One Talkback caller this week brought Newswatch 16’s objectivity into question. As there is nothing worse than accusing a journalist of being partisan, we put those fears to rest once and for all in this week’s Talkback Feedback.

  • Students Rally on Penn State Main Campus

    UNIVERSITY PARK — A wild night on the campus of Penn State University followed a historic day. Nearly three years after the Jerry Sandusky scandal shocked this university, and sent it’s football program reeling under the weight of NCAA sanctions, those sanctions were lifted Monday, and this place went wild. Thousands converged in front of Old Main for an impromptu rally that students have been waiting for for nearly three years. The announcement that the NCAA is lifting the sanctions […]

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    Corbett On Reelection: It’s The Pensions

    Traditionally, Labor Day is the unofficial kickoff to the fall campaign season, but the two candidates for governor of Pennsylvania aren’t waiting that long. Both Tom Wolf and Governor Tom Corbett have been active this summer meeting voters and running plenty of TV ads. Corbett’s campaign brought him to Lackawanna County where he sat down with Newswatch 16. Twelve weeks until Election Day and Governor Tom Corbett is touring the state, touting the issue he hopes will get him reelected. […]

  • Talkback Feedback: Feeling Great

    This week’s Talkback Feedback is unlike any you’ve seen before. The criticism, the name-calling and the disgust are gone, replaced by good thoughts, compliments and happiness.

  • The Future of the Mall at Steamtown

    SCRANTON — Inside The Mall at Steamtown many stores are now empty, including the space that housed the former Bon Ton store, which was one of the anchors of the retail center. After Tuesday’s sale there were a number of ideas about what should be done to save the mall, including one that could be considered somewhat out of the box. The mall’s mortgage holder bought the struggling retail center at sheriffs sale, taking over the $37.2 million that’s left […]

  • Talkback Feedback: Independence Day

    Folks bash our weather forecasts and Diane Sawyer in this Independence Day edition of Talkback Feedback, while Newscat tries to get some answers.

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    Talkback Feedback: Serious News

    A lot of big stories in the news this week, that’s why we needed to adopt a more serious, reverential tone for this week’s Talkback Feedback.

  • Talkback Feedback: Time Sensitive

    It is time for this week’s Talkback Feedback. And time is the key. Everything about the job we do here at Newswatch 16 is time sensitive, including Talkback.

  • Talkback Feedback: Same-Sex Marriage and Rap

    Scott is still talking about election day earlier this week. I figured everyone would be talking about the big election, especially on Talkback 16. But alas, that was not the case. It’s all about same-sex marriage and rap in this edition of Talkback Feedback.

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