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: Answers

    One eagle-eyed Talkback caller wanted some answers, and answers are what we do in this week’s installment of Talkback Feedback.

  • Igloo Dining at State Street Grill in Clarks Summit

    CLARKS SUMMIT, Pa. — A restaurant in Lackawanna County has brought year-round alfresco dining to northeastern and central Pennsylvania. Drive past State Street Grill in Clarks Summit at night and you immediately notice, what look like odd, colored orbs on the outside lawn. A closer look reveals people inside, and they’re having fun. State Street Grill is showing off its four new igloos. The plastic enclosures are where people can sit outside and enjoy a meal or drink even on […]

  • Talkback Feedback: Cheers to the Holiday Season

    Sadly because this is Thanksgiving, there will be no Talkback Feedback Thursday night. Scott Schaffer explains why.

  • Talkback Feedback: Snowthrower

    As usual, our annual snowthrower contest brings a flood of complaints to our Talkback 16 lines. But in this week’s Talkback Feedback, we look past the questions and right into the heart of the matter.

  • Talkback Feedback: Nagging Through November

    We are almost halfway through the month of November and that’s sad news in Talkback town. We explain why in this week’s Talkback Feedback.  

  • Talkback Feedback: ‘When I Was a Kid…’

    We here at the news station get a lot of credit and a lot of blame. Sometimes with merit, sometimes not. Don’t believe us? You will after this week’s Talkback Feedback.

  • Talkback Feedback: A Party Just for the Poopers

    One of the best things about Talkback 16 callers is they seem to have their own language. We break down the latest linguistics in this edition of Talkback Feedback.

  • Talkback Feedback: Farewell Bill

    There are dozens of people who work tirelessly every week to bring you talkback feedback.  Actually, it’s just me and one other guy. Which makes it even tougher when we lose one half of our creative team. Meaning this is, for him, a bittersweet final feedback.

  • Talkback Feedback: A ‘Short’ Recap

    Warning: this Talkback Feedback could leave you longing for some pierogies.

  • Talkback Feedback: Gucci Gang

    A call about the tranquility of the Bloomsburg Fair begins this week’s Talkback Feedback. But from there, things took a strange turn.

  • Talkback 16: Kurt Aaron and His Planting Partner

    In this edition of Talkback 16, a wildlife fight, saying so long to our backyard garden, vehicles targeted on interstate 84, and cool versus cold temperatures.

  • Talkback Feedback: Daytime Programming

    We have heard you. You have stated your thoughts about the new lineup here on WNEP and we are listening. So we took this week’s Talkback Feedback to give you a glimpse of what might have been.  

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