Scott started his own consulting firm to bring decades of experience to clients who desire tactical and analytical precision in media relations, messaging, crisis, community relations, and signature video production. His firm works with Deloitte, for example, to burnish brand, internal and external communications, enhanced connectivity to clients, digital content creation and impactful community initiatives.
At heart, Scott is a storyteller and has been on all platforms. He spent 25-plus years in TV news broadcasting as a news anchor, lead interviewer, political specialist, and host of various public affairs shows and specials. His anchoring and reporting assignments led to travel across 4 continents, including assignments in Beijing, China (2008 Olympics) and the the Persian Gulf. He covered the presidential recount in Florida in 2000 and had the sobering and emotional experience of reporting from the Pentagon on 9/11. His broadcasting career spanned six state capital cities, including Raleigh, Phoenix, Atlanta, and Columbus. He concluded his broadcasting career in Columbus 2020 as anchor and host of WBNS 10TV’s weekly public affairs show, Face The State. He led the team in creating that show’s brand, identity, and signature title.
Scott was recognized by his peers with 7 Emmy Awards, including the 2020 Emmy for 10TV’s Democratic Presidential Debate coverage from Westerville, Ohio. He had the honor of interviewing newsmakers like President Jimmy Carter, U.S. Roman Catholic Cardinal Wilton Gregory, legendary athlete and champion of equality, Billie Jean King, and Civil Rights Icon Dr. Joseph Lowery. Scott is a fierce community advocate who’s also served on numerous non-profit Boards. He’s been a featured guest speaker and event host for organizations like the Susan G. Komen Foundation, YMCA, Phoenix Suns Charities and the Columbus Metropolitan Club. He’s also a sought after speaker at schools, conventions and conferences on topics like media, crisis communication and networking. Scott is a graduate of Radford University in Virginia where he continues to give back as Vice-Chair of the Alumni Advisory Board for the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences. He resides in Dublin, Ohio with his wife, Julie, and they enjoy everything outdoors. They have two college-aged sons who are both proud Bearcats at the University of Cincinnati.