Jon Scott Biography
Jon Scott is an American television news anchor who hosts Fox Report Weekend on Fox News. He is also the lead anchor for any breaking news each weekend. Scott longtime co-anchored Happening Now on Fox News until the network expanded America’s Newsroom from 2 hours to 3, ending the show in June 2018 after 11 years of being on air.
Scott was also the host of Fox News Watch, a program that was replaced by the similar format Media Buzz in September 2013, which is hosted by Howard Kurtz.
Jon Scott Age
Jon was born on November 7, 1958, in Denver, Colorado. He is 64 years old.
Jon Scott Height
Scott’s height is not known yet though he has an impressive height that matches his sharp personality. He belongs to the white ethnicity.
Jon Scott Family
John Scott was born in Denver, Colorado. Information about his parents, siblings, and family background is confined. Though it is known that he has an older brother who was an infantryman in the Vietnam War.
Jon Scott Education
Jon graduated from Denver Lutheran High School he also enrolled at the University of Missouri, Columbia where he studied journalism. Scott is also a licensed pilot, rated to fly single-engine airplanes, and sometimes uses his competence when covering aviation stories, such as the July 6, 13, crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214.
Jon Scott Wife
Jon is a married man. He is married to Sharon Scott and since they got married the couple is very much happy in relationship. They have four children together. Jon’s son known as Joshua Scott is the American military who stayed in Afghanistan for nine months in 2013.
Scott is a proud father who cherishes the achievements and contributions of his son towards the state. He also frequently comes forth and discussed the pros and cons of being a part of the military family in interviews.
Jon Scott Fox News
Currently, Jon serves as the anchor of FOX Report Weekend (Weekends at 6 PM/ET). His role is to highlight the latest developments and breaking news in the U.S. and around the globe. Jon is part of the original anchor team at FOX News Channel, having joined two months prior to its launch.
Jon most recently was honored to live on-air during the 2019 New Year’s Eve celebration in New York’s Times Square alongside a group of specially selected esteemed journalists. Jon alongside his fellow journalists was given the honor of pressing the button that lowers the infamous Waterford crystal ball and begins the 60-second countdown into the New Year.
During his time at Fox News Channel Jon has covered events such as the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks where he anchored the network’s coverage from the opening minutes after the attack on the World Trade Center. For more than eight hours, Jon’s calm, steady reporting helped FOX viewers comprehend a number of tragedies unfolding live in New York, Virginia, and Pennsylvania.
All through his tenure at the network, Jon has gone into the field to cover events ranging from the war in Afghanistan to hurricanes and floods, space shuttle launches, and royal weddings. Jon also provided live coverage of the launch of Operation Iraqi Freedom from CENTCOM, Qatar, as well as President Bush’s subsequent address to the nation aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln.
Jon is also a licensed pilot he is rated to flying single-engine airplanes, and in 2013 he used his qualification to cover the crash of Asian Airlines Flight 214. That is when the viewers acknowledged him as a multi-talented person. The public recognizes him from the various shows including, Happening Now, Fox News Watch, and A Current Affair.
Prior to Fox News Scott was a correspondent for KOMU-TV (NBC) in Columbia, Missouri, a station and operated by Mizzou. Previously he was the weekday evening news anchor, weekend co-anchor, and reporter for WPLG-TV (ABC) in Miami. Scott also worked as a reporter and bureau chief for KUSA-TV(NBC) in Denver. Starting in 1988, he was a reporter for the syndicated news program Inside Edition.
He was a correspondent for Dateline NBC from 1992 to 1995. He also served as the host of A Current Affair and eventually joined the Fox News Channel in 1996.
Jon Scott Net Worth
His estimated net worth is around $1 million – $2 million.
Jon Scott Salary
He earns a salary of around $74,000.
Jon Scott And Jenna Lee
Scott and Jenna Lee who is an American journalist and former anchor on the Fox News Channel, co-hosted Happening Now together. Before Lee co-anchored Fox Business Network’s early-morning business news program, Fox Business Morning, with Connell McShane