Jon Scott Biography
Jon Scott is an American Emmy Award-winning Journalist and Television News Anchor, who serves at Fox News Channel as the anchor of FOX Report Weekend “Weekends at 6 PM/ET”, and the lead anchor for any breaking news each weekend. He previously co-anchored Fox News’ ‘Happening Now’ until the network expanded America’s Newsroom from two to three hours.
Jon Scott Age
Scott is 62 years old as of 2020, he was born on November 7, 1958, in Denver, Colorado, United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on the 7th of November every year.
Jon Scott Height
Jon stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 meters).
Jon Scott Family
Scott has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Jon has any siblings.
Jon Scott Wife
Scott is happily married to the love of his life Sharon Scott, an NBC executive. The couple has four children: two males, one of which is Joshua, and two girls, Savannah and Sierra. Irvington, New York, is where the family calls home. Joshua Scott, his son, is an American soldier who served in Afghanistan for nine months in 2013. After graduating from the United States Military Academy in 2011, he joined the army.
Jon Scott Net Worth
Scott has an estimated net worth of $2 million dollars which he has earned through his career as a Journalist and Television News Anchor.
Jon Scott Salary
Jon earns an annual salary of $74,000.
Jon Scott Education
Scott went to Denver Lutheran High School and graduated with honors. He subsequently went to the University of Missouri in Columbia to study journalism.
Jon Scott Career
Jon also presented a show called ‘Fox News Watch,’ which aired in September 2013. Prior to joining the FOX News Channel team, he worked as a correspondent for Dateline NBC, where he won an Emmy Award for news writing.
He worked as a reporter and bureau head for KUSA-TV (NBC) in Denver. He also worked as a weekday evening news anchor, weekend co-anchor, and reporter at WPLG-TV (ABC) in Miami. He’s also a certified pilot with a single-engine rating, which he employs when covering aviation incidents like the accident of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 on July 6, 2013. He began his media career as a correspondent at KOMU-TV (NBC) in Columbia, Missouri.
Jon Scott and Jenna Lee
Happening Now was co-hosted by Scott and Jenna Lee, an American journalist and former Fox News Channel anchor. Before that, Lee and Connell McShane co-hosted Fox Business Morning, a morning business news show on Fox Business Network.
Fox News Jon Scott Happening Now
The morning shows America’s Newsroom on Fox News Channel will be extended from two to three hours. The added time for the show hosted by Bill Hemmer and Sandra Smith, which will now air from 9 a.m. to noon ET starting June 11, comes at the price of Happening Now, which will no longer air.
Hemmer, a ten-year veteran of FNC, has been the co-anchor of America’s Newsroom since its debut in 2009, and Smith, who began her career at FBN in 2007, joined him as co-anchor last year. Smith, who has co-hosted Outnumbered since its inception in 2014, will leave the show as America’s Newsroom grows.
“Bill and Sandra’s ability to cut through the headlines and give hard-hitting conversations with the nation’s leaders has made it must-see television,” Fox News President and Executive Editor Jay Wallace said in making the announcement. “Adding Jon Scott’s significant experience in breaking news will help us maintain our industry-leading weekend coverage.” America’s Newsroom has averaged 1.6 million total viewers, making it the No. 1 news program in its time slot.
Jon Scott Controversies
“Just an aside to the Muslim community, if you don’t want to be depicted in a terrible manner, maybe don’t burn people alive and put off bombs and stuff like that,” Scott said of Fox & Friends in April 2017. This assertion was criticized by critics as a premature generalization, a logical fallacy in which particular are mistakenly extrapolated to a larger population.
Jon Scott FOX News
Scott works at Fox News as the anchor of FOX Report Weekend “Weekends at 6 PM/ET”, and the lead anchor for any breaking news each weekend. At the station he works alongside other Fox News anchors who include;
- Jamie Colby
- Byron York
- Trey Yingst
- Kiron Skinner
- Dan Springer
- Karl Rove
- Katie Pavlich
- Nicole Saphier
- Austin Westfall
- Anita Vogel