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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
  • The Case Against Kane

    NORRISTOWN — Attorney general Kathleen Kane was formally charged with perjury, official obstruction and more. From Norristown, where the charges were announced to Harrisburg to Kane’s hometown of Scranton. It’s just another sad chapter for the commonwealth. Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Ferman called it a sad day for Pennsylvania as she laid out the criminal charges against Kathleen Kane. The charges include perjury, and obstruction of justice. A grand jury found she leaked confidential information, and then lied to […]

  • Talkback Feedback: In Defense of Talkback

    Talkback 16: Some of you love it. Some of you…well, not so much. So we find ourselves defending this treasured institution in this week’s Talkback Feedback.

  • Talkback Feedback: Anger Management

    What do you do when you’re mad at something you see on Newswatch 16? You call Talkback 16, of course. But what if you’re really mad? You take it one step further, like in Thursday’s Talkback Feedback

  • Talkback Feedback: Soggy Forecast

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  • Talkback Feedback: Scott’s Busy Schedule

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  • Talkback Feedback: The Great Panty Caper

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  • 30th ‘Sentimental Journey’ to Lock Haven

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  • Family Members Accused in Separate Deadly Shootings

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    Talkback Feedback: A Newswatch 16 Icon

    Talkback calls tend to dwell on some of the more negative topics. This week, we tip our hat to a Newswatch 16 icon. Mike Stevens is the creative genius behind the Photolink Library, and in Thursday’s Talkback Feedback, he gets his props.