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: 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.

  • Talkback Feedback: We Stink!

    We are used to getting criticism from viewers on our Talkback 16 lines, but on this edition of Talkback Feedback we simply buckled under the withering barrage of critical calls. The calls forced us to take some drastic action.

  • Talkback Feedback: The F-Word

    In this week’s edition of Talkback Feedback, we almost had to censor it! Some callers pushed the envelope on creative and colorful language, as you’ll see in this installment.

  • Talkback Feedback: Lovers and Haters

      Some Talkback callers over the past week expressed some dissatisfaction with our coverage on Newswatch 16. We try to stand up for our selves in this edition of Talkback Feedback.    

  • Retail Industry Giant Al Boscov Dies at 87

    READING — According to a release from nephew Jim Boscov, retail industry giant and chairman of Boscov’s Department Stores Albert Boscov passed away Friday evening following a battle with cancer. He was 87 years old. Jim Boscov, CEO and Vice Chairman of Boscov’s Department Stores, LLC said in a statement Friday evening,  “Albert Boscov was truly one of the giants in the retail industry.” “He was a man of vision and passion and he had a profound influence on the […]

  • Talkback Feedback: Hats

    Being a journalist these days is hard work, and reporters often have to wear many hats just to get the job done. In this week’s Talkback Feedback, it seems our viewers took a notice…to the hats, that is.

  • Talkback Feedback of Love

    More good news in this edition of Talkback Feedback. That’s because this Feedback is going less political and adding more love.

  • Al Boscov Given Late-Stage Cancer Diagnosis

    READING, Pa. — Al Boscov, longtime chairman of Boscov’s Department Stores, let his employees know that he was diagnosed with late-stage cancer. Boscov told employees in a personal letter delivered by his nephew, Jim Boscov. Jim Boscov was promoted to CEO of the retail chain in 2015, when Al Boscov retired. Al Boscov retired once before, about 15 years before that. He came back after the store went through bankruptcy. In 2013, Boscov was inducted into the Pennsylvania Retailers’ Association Hall […]

  • One Man Dead After Explosion in Wyoming County

    FACTORYVILLE — One person is dead after an explosion in Wyoming County. Emergency crews were called to Thompson Road in Factoryville around 6:30 p.m. Monday for reports of an explosion. According to the coroner, Steve Swift, 43, of Factoryville died while using heavy machinery to move burning debris near the Factoryville Borough Shed when some type of explosion occurred. The blast could be heard and felt for miles from La Plume Township to Tunkhannock Township. The coroner said nearby buildings were damaged […]

  • Talkback Feedback: Post Inauguration

    Everybody in the Talkback 16 department breathed a sigh of relief when the inauguration was over. We predicted with the new administration settled in at the White House the political calls would slow to a trickle, which is our topic in this week’s Talkback Feedback.

  • Talkback Feedback: The Inauguration

    Before Donald Trump takes over the reins of the most powerful nations of the planet, he had one more obligation. President-elect Trump played a key role in this edition of Talkback Feedback.  

  • Jan Lewan Biopic, ‘The Polka King,’ Debuts This Weekend at Sundance

    One of the most anticipated films at this year’s Sundance Film Festival centers around a man from our area. It tells the story of Jan Lewan, one of the most popular polka performers in the world, before his empire came crumbling down in spectacular fashion. And now the story of Lewan’s rise and fall will play out on the silver screen. A feature film called simply “The Polka King” debuts this weekend at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah. The […]