School Closings And Delays

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: Music Video Stars

    A big week for us here at Newswatch 16. We are now music video stars!

  • A Thanksgiving Tradition and the Woman Who Makes It Happen in Berwick

    BERWICK — A Thanksgiving tradition marked it’s 108th year Thursday in Berwick. “It’s such a tradition. I’d say that people who grew up in Berwick don’t know anything else but to get up Thanksgiving morning, watch the race and then go home for dinner,” said Margaret Livsey. In Berwick, being home for the holidays means getting up early and hitting the road. The Run For The Diamonds stepped off for its 108th year and for 36 of those years, exactly […]

  • Talkback Feedback: A Learning Opportunity

    Talkback Feedback isn’t only fun, it’s also an educational tool and Allen Vickers is hoping to learn a little something from our callers.

  • Talkback Feedback: Around the Water Cooler

    Here at Newswatch 16, we like to think of Talkback as the 21st-century water cooler where everyone can gather to banter about everyday mundane things like the weather.

  • Talkback Feedback: Vacation Days

    Scott can’t come to Talkback Feedback tonight. Why? Oh, because he’s using a vacation day.

  • Talkback Feedback: MythBusters

    We don’t mind dispelling every single myth that comes along and we prove that in this edition of Talkback Feedback.

  • Two Children Found Dead After Fire in Laflin; Person of Interest Sought

    LAFLIN — Two children are dead after a fire in Luzerne County. The fire broke out at the home on Oakwood Drive in Laflin Wednesday evening. Crews from several fire departments helped fight the flames. Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis tells Newswatch 16 a 12-year-old boy and a 16-year-old boy are dead. An 8-year-old boy is in critical condition. The three children all lived at the home. Salavantis said police are searching for a person of interest, but she would not […]

  • Talkback Feedback: An Acquired Taste

    At Newswatch 16 we try to make everyone happy but some Talkback 16 callers are getting a little picky if you will and are threatening to stop watching The News Station! Their points of contention are the subject of this edition of Talkback Feedback.

  • Talkback Feedback: Nice!

    This week debate raged on our Talkback lines over Columbus Day. Plus callers don’t seem too pleased with our gold nice bell. What’s next? Should we get rid of the trains? Get rid of the flags? Get rid of the birds and the pumpkins?

  • Talkback Feedback: Lookalikes

    The latest Talkback Feedback digs deep into the curious case of lookalikes. From Bill Belichick to Meghan Trainor, the lookalikes are taking over WNEP.

  • Talkback Feedback: A Thing of the Past?

    Alright, so maybe Talkback 16 needs a bit of a makeover. Nothing radical. Just a little touch-up. Or does it?

  • Former Congressman Joseph McDade’s Legacy Remembered

    SCRANTON — Former Congressman Joseph McDade passed away Sunday at the age of 85. McDade represented the tenth district in our area, from 1963 until 1999, serving 18 terms in office. He left an indelible mark on northeastern and central PA. As the long-time president of the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, Austin Burke worked closely with Joe McDade for many years. He considered him a good friend, who brought so much home to the district he represented. “I’m saddened. […]