Scott anchors Live at Five, Channel Seven News at Six, and Nightside. He has been with KATV since 1999, starting as a weekend sports anchor. He switched to the news desk in 2003, but keeps his finger on the sports beat, serving as the TV Voice of the Razorbacks and as pre-game host on Razorback football radio broadcasts.
Scott, a native Arkansan, began his career while still in high school in Stuttgart. He was a country music dj for KWAK radio. After graduating from Arkansas State University, Scott moved to Quincy, Illinois, where he began his TV career at WGEM.
Scott has won several awards, including a 2006 Emmy for Best Newscast, Associated Press Best Sportscast, and Best Play-by-play awards in both Arkansas and Illinois. Scott has also been honored twice as Best of the Best News Anchor by readers of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
Scott has a big family. His wife, Nicole, and four children: Garrett, Ashton, Abbey, and Nathan, keep him busy when he's off work, and he loves every minute of it. Scott loves family vacations, cooking outdoors, watching his kids play sports, movies, and the St. Louis Cardinals.
Wednesday, June 19 2013 12:31 PM EDT2013-06-19 16:31:23 GMT
HOT SPRINGS - A 1997 Ford pickup was pulling a Buick Park Avenue on a utility trailer eastbound on Albert Pike Road Tuesday afternoon when the car came off the trailer and flipped upside down.More >>
HOT SPRINGS - A 1997 Ford pickup was pulling a Buick Park Avenue on a utility trailer eastbound on Albert Pike Road Tuesday afternoon when the car came off the trailer and flipped upside down near the entrance to the Atrium Retirement Community.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 10:25 AM EDT2013-06-19 14:25:43 GMT
CONWAY (Log Cabin Democrat) - A monkey made its way through parts of Conway for a short time Tuesday afternoon after escaping from a veterinarian clinic. Conway Police were able to track down the monkeyMore >>
A monkey escapes from a vet for a short time in Conway. More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 3:28 PM EDT2013-06-18 19:28:42 GMT
Catholic High is undergoing some upgrades this summer. Demolition is going on in the hallways to make for new technology. Principal Steve Straessle said while there's no replacement for good teachingMore >>
Construction crews are adding new windows and doors as well as demolishing some of the hallways to make way for new technology.
Bob and Barbara Schmidt dashed to their home on a dirt road in a heavily wooded area northeast of Colorado Springs as smoke from what would become the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history filled the air.More >>
A new wildfire in the foothills southwest of Denver forced the evacuation of dozens of homes Wednesday as hot and windy conditions in the West made it easy for fires to start and spread.More >>