ABC News Journalist and Television Presenter
Bachelor of Arts 1989
2011 FINALIST - ALUMNI AWARD FOR NATIONAL LEADERSHIP
Scott began his career in journalism in 1984 at The Newcastle Herald. After a stint reporting and presenting news for commercial radio, he moved to Tokyo to improve the Japanese he studied at university.
In 1991 he returned to Australia to become a television reporter. In his role as a news and current affairs reporter at Nine Network he covered major events such as the East Timor crisis, the Australia embassy bombing and the Papua New Guinea and Banda Aceh tsunamis.
Scott is currently a host on the nightly ABC News 24 program, he is the host of The World - a nightly one-hour international affairs
and current affairs program - and he is a contributory presenter to The 7.30 Report.
Scott also anchors the late news each week night. In addition to pursuing journalism, Scott has written two non-fiction books and two plays which were subsequently produced.