Jim Scott Biography
Jim Scott is an American anchor and reporter working for KGET 17 as a news anchor and managing editor. He joined the KGET 17 news team in October 1996.
Scott was born and brought up in Casper, Wyoming and he also considers Bakersfield his home. Since Jim was in sophomore at a high school in Casper, Wyoming, he has always been interested in broadcasting. In addition, he secured his first radio job while he was 15 years old at on KATI AM where he was a disc jockey on weekends. Jim served as a DJ through his high school and college years before later being chosen as a student news director at the campus station at University of Wyoming.
He attended the Univeristy of Wyoming where he earned a bachelor’s degree in broadcasting in 1980. After completing college, he secured a job at KASL-AM in Newcastle, Wyoming where he served as a news director. Scott secured his first job on television at KCWY TV in Casper. In addition, Jim relocated to Bakersfield in 1983, where he worked for KERO TV as an anchor and reporter.
Later in 1994, Scott and his family relocated to San Diego where he worked at KUSI TV as a reporter and weekend anchor. He was offter a job at KGET TV in 1996, and ever since, he has been working at the station. While working at the station, he has covered government affairs, agriculture, aerospace, and the environment. Furthermore, Jim has also served as the producer and host of a weekly talk show; Kern County, that covers in-depth coverage of local issues of interest. Furthermore, Jim has regguraly served as an emcee at fundraising events for a wide variety of non-profit organizations.
Jim Scott Salary
Scott earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Jim Scott Net Worth
Scott has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which he has earned through his career as an anchor and reporter.
Jim Scott Age
Scott likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not disclosed his age. However, this information will be updated when available.
Jim Scott Height and Weight
Scott stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall. However, information about his weight will be updated when available.
Jim Scott Family
Scott likes to keep his personal life private hence he has neither disclosed the names of his parent nor those of his siblings. However, this information will be updated when available.
Jim Scott Wife and Children
Scott is married to Robin Mangarin who is also a broadcast journalist. Jim met Robin while they both worked at KERO TV and they anchored together. They tied the knot in 1989, and together they have been blessed with two sons; Riley who lives in Atlanta, and Jack who is studying electrical engineering. In addition, they have a grandson, Jacob, who they spoil on a regular basis.
Jim Scott Retirement
Scott has not disclosed any information about his retirement however, this information will be updated when available.
Jim Scott Social Media Platform
Scott is very active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. He has 637 followers on Twitter 905 followers on Instagram, and 918 followers on Facebook.