Jim Scott Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, KGET-TV, Net Worth, and Salary

Jim Scott Biography

Jim Scott is an American Anchor and Reporter working at KGET-TV in Bakersfield, California as an evening anchor. He has been working for the station since October 1996.

Jim Scott Age

Scott was born in Casper, Wyoming, United States. However, he likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not yet disclosed the date, month, or year he was born. However, he might be in his 70s.

Jim Scott Height

Scott stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches.

Jim Scott Family

Scott was brought up in Casper, Wyoming. However, he has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Scott has any siblings.

Jim Scott Wife | Children

Scott is a married man and his spouse is Robin Mangarin. They had their very first encounter in the year 1986 (Scott was working at KERO-TV at the time) and they had their wedding 3 years later (in the year 1989). The duo take great pride in being dad and mom to their 2 sons, Riles (firstborn) and Jack (secondborn). Riley is married and has a son, Jacob, whereas Jack is known to be an electrical engineering student.

Jim Scott Net Worth

Scott has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an Anchor and Reporter.

Jim Scott
Jim Scott

Jim Scott Salary

Scott earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

Jim Scott Career and Education

Scott is a proud 1980 alumnus of the University of Wyoming, where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting. He went to a high school in Casper, Wyoming. When it comes to his profession, Scott serves at KGET 17 News as an evening news anchor. Scott also serves as a producer and host of “Kern County: In Depth”, a weekly talk show, where she covers local stories.

Jim thinks his job is both satisfying and tough. He’s thankful for the support he gets from the loyal viewers of 17 News. He enjoys covering stories about space, the environment, farming, and government. Before joining KGET-TV, Scott worked for KUSI-TV in San Diego, California as a news reporter and weekend news anchor. Prior to that, he was at KFMB-TV in San Diego, California working as a news reporter and anchor.

Scott’s journey into broadcasting began during his 2nd year of high school, where he discovered his passion for radio. When he was 15 years old, he secured his first gig as a disc jockey (DJ) at KATI AM, spinning tunes on the weekend graveyard shift at a Top-40 rock-and-roll station. As the summer rolled in, Scott’s dedication earned him a promotion to the coveted drive-time slot during the weekdays. Throughout high school and college, he continued to pursue his love for broadcasting, honing his skills on the airwaves. Upon entering college, Scott’s talents caught the attention of the campus station, where he was appointed as the student news director.

Right after finishing college, Scott landed his first big role as the news director at KASL-AM in Newcastle, Wyoming. He then transitioned into TV journalism, starting at KCWY TV in Casper. In the year 1983, Scott made a move to Bakersfield, where he became an anchor and reporter for KERO-TV. Following that, he worked at KFMB-TV, then KUSI-TV, and finally KGET-TV.

Besides journalism, Scott is also passionate bout giving back to the community. He regularly hosts fundraising events for several charitable causes. He sees this as his opportunity to contribute back to the kind and generous community of Kern County.

Jim Scott KGET-TV

Scott is working at KGET-TV alongside other famous KGET-TV meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;

  1. Tami Mlcoch
  2. Elaina Rusk
  3. Maddie Janssen
  4. Alex Fisher
  5. Rob Hagan
  6. Kevin Charette
  7. Candy Caceres
  8. Norma Gaspar
  9. Karen Marroquin

Jim Scott Social Media Platforms

He is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 940 followers on Instagram, over 1K followers on Facebook, and over 650 followers on Twitter.

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