The American television news anchor, Jon Scott can’t hold his tongue and gives opinions in the every possible issue relating to the politics, terrorism, and religions which inadvertently make him face a controversy. Jon was severely criticized in April 2017 for blending Muslim community and terrorism in his statement and for plagiarizing a Republican Party press in 2009. He currently serves as a co-host of ‘Happening now’ on Fox News Channel.
Career and Progression:
Jon Scott embarked his career as a correspondent for KOMU-TV in Columbia which was operated and owned by Mizzou. After that, he served as a weekday evening news anchor, reporter and weekend co-anchor for WPLG-TV. He also worked as a bureau chief and reporter for KUSA-TV and reporter for ‘Inside Edition,' a syndicated news program.
In addition to that, Jon was a correspondent for ‘Dateline NBC’ from 1992 to 1995. He then worked as a presenter of ‘A Current Affair’ and later entered the Fox News Channel in 1996. He served as a studio host for the coverage of the death of Osama bin Laden during May 1 and May 2, 2011. The journalist garnered an Emmy for news writing for NBC’s show, ‘Dateline.'
How Much is Jon Scott’s Net Worth?
The remarkable journalist, Jon Scott has devoted more than three decades in the journalistic sector. Jon has served in some of the renowned networks of the nation such as NBC, WPLG- TV, KUSA-TV and Fox News Channel. The journalist must have grabbed a significant salary from his works in these prestigious networks in the past and now. Despite his reluctance, we speculate Jon enjoys a splendid net worth in thousands.
Personal Life: Married, Husband, and Children:
Jon Scott is enjoying a harmonious relationship with wife, Sharon Scott since decades. Even after many years of wedding, the couple is very much happy in the relationship and has four children together.
Although the journalist hasn’t disclosed the complete information about his children, we know all his kids grown up and have reached the age of getting married.
One of Jon’s sons, Joshua Scott is in the American military who stayed in Afghanistan for nine months in 2013. Jon is a proud father and cherishes the achievements and contributions of his son towards the state. The journalist has also frequently come forth and discussed the pros and cons of being a part of the military family in interviews.
His Short Bio:
According to his wiki, Jonathan Arthur Scott, professionally known as, Jon Scott was born on November 7, 1958, in Denver, Colorado. The journalist attended Denver Lutheran High School and the University of Missouri-Columbia where he studied journalism. He is a licensed pilot and applies his expertise while covering stories. Jon has an impressive height that matches his sharp personality.