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
  • Rap Artist Uncle Murda in Luzerne County for ‘Controversial’ Concert

    WILKES-BARRE — Rap and hip-hop artist Uncle Murda is in town — drawing with him a packed crowd, as well as extra police presence around the Diamond City’s downtown section. Uncle Murda, an internationally known rapper signed to Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson’s G-Unit Records, is slated to take the stage at Ali Baba Liquor Lounge on South Main Street later Friday evening. His appearance has been much anticipated — both by fans and law enforcement officers alike. In many rap music […]

  • Talkback Feedback: Pie Graphs

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  • Talkback Feedback: Survivor Love

    In this week’s Talkback Feedback, many familiar Newswatch 16 faces have been gracing the national networks with the likes of cameos in popular ABC hit “Designated Survivor.” Naturally, many have felt that we’ve let the super-stardom get to our heads…so we decided to give them a little feedback.

  • Talkback Feedback: Uniting Talkbackers

    Talkback callers rarely agree on anything, but there is one topic that brings together all the various Talkback factions. Can you guess what it is? It’s the focus of this week’s Talkback Feedback.

  • Talkback Feedback: The Trial (and Tribulations) of Eric Frein

    It’s been the story that has captivated the region for the better part of two years — and it’s had the attention of everyone directed at a quaint courthouse in Pike County, PA. So this week, our Talkbackers were sounding off in abundance about one man: Eric Frein. So, we decided to give them a little feedback.

  • Talkback Feedback: Beauty and the Beast

    With the holy week of Easter upon us, it seems that kindness and Christian charity are flooding the Talkback lines. Viewers are sounding off about their thoughts on our Sunday best — except they can’t quite seem to agree on what exactly that means.

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    On this week’s edition of Talkback Feedback, some of you are suggesting one of our anchors has a bit of a dark side. We take a closer look…in this week’s segment.

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  • Former Federal Judge Missing in Lackawanna County

    COVINGTON TOWNSHIP — U.S. Marshals are currently searching for a former federal judge who went missing from his home in Lackawanna County early Wednesday morning. According to police reports, Judge Edwin Kosik, 92, was last seen at his residence along Daleville Road in Covington Township around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday. Kosik was in the headlines just last month after he was transferred to “inactive” status due to ongoing health issues. He served on the bench for more than three decades, overseeing […]

  • Talkback Feedback: Big Bottoms

    Well, on this week’s edition of Talkback Feedback, we get to the bottom of a few viewers’ questions…like how “stupid” we are, why our behind’s are getting large, and of course, the name of that guy who sits next to Sharla every night.

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    Well…the Blizzard of 2017 was all the talk on Talkback 16. We decided that after such a historic storm, some callers needed a little extra help.

  • Talkback Feedback: A Regular Day

    With so much going on these days, we decided to take a step back in tonight’s Talkback Feedback. It’s a simple offering this week: nothing but flowers, good food, and the sartorial choices of our own Chief Meteorologist.