Drew Scott

Anchor and Reporter
Drew Scott

Drew Scott grew up in Los Angeles. He has spent his entire 50-year career in TV and radio news broadcasting.

Drew is a multiple Emmy and National Edward R. Murrow Award winner for New York's WWOR-TV and WPIX-11, and as anchor and reporter for News 12 Networks on Long Island. More recently, he anchored and reported for 1010/WINS Radio, also in the Big Apple.

Drew studied journalism at the University of Southern California, and later taught Communications at New York Institute of Technology.

His first job was on the island of Bermuda, where he was the chief TV and radio news anchor at ZBM-Channel 9.

Drew Scott has served as the co-chairman on the Southampton and Islip NY Town Opioid Addiction Task Forces after losing his twin granddaughter to an overdose of fentanyl in 2017.

In addition to working at News 12, Drew was the founding news anchor of New York's WLNY Channel 10/55, and worked as Washington correspondent at the White House for Tribune Broadcasting/Independent Network News.

Among the major stories he's covered, he witnessed the attempted assassination of President Reagan, Son of Sam arraignment, the Clinton impeachment, TWA Flight 800 crash, and 9/11 in New York City.

Drew and his wife, Vivian, just celebrated 50 years of marriage, and many of his family members make Vermont their home. He enjoys RV camping, cooks Mexican and Italian food, and loves hiking, surfing and target ax throwing.

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