Scott MacFarlane Biography

Scott MacFarlane is an American investigative reporter for the News4 I-Team in Washington, D.C. His work has led to the creation of five state laws, triggered federal prosecutions, and has been referenced in more than a dozen formal Congressional hearings.

Previously, he worked as a Washington-based political and investigative reporter for NBC’s local station. He has won several awards including the Anna Quindlen Award for Excellence in Journalism from the Child Welfare League of America.

Scott MacFarlane’s Age and Birthday

Scott is 46 years old as of 2023. He was born on 18 September 1976 in New York, United States. Scott celebrates his birthday on 18 September every year.

Scott MacFarlane Height and Weight

MacFarlane stands at a height of 5 feet and 9 inches tall. However, his weight and body measurements have not yet been made public. We will update this section when the information becomes available.

Scott MacFarlane’s Family, Parents, and Siblings

Scott was born and raised by his parents in New York, United States.  He has kept a low profile when it comes to his personal life. He has not revealed any details about his parents or siblings. This information will be updated soon when the information is out to the public.

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Scott MacFarlane Husband

MacFarlane is happily married to his wife Lisa Hines a former News 4 producer. The pair met at Syracuse University. Together they are parents of two sons namely Jonathan and Sammy.

Scott MacFarlane Education

Scott attended Highland High School, in 1994. After graduating from high school, he studied broadcast journalism and political philosophy at Syracuse University.

Scott MacFarlane Career

Prior to CBS News, MacFarlane was a Washington-based political and investigative reporter for NBC’s local station for eight years, where he interviewed U.S. presidents, dozens of U.S. senators, governors, and public officials. His investigations on public school security and his reporting on various child safety issues – as well as his reporting on thoroughbred horse racing deaths in West Virginia – gained national recognition.

MacFarlane’s investigative multi-part series on teacher licensing loopholes and child sexual abuse allegations led to the creation of five new state laws on school safety, triggered Congressional hearings, and earned him the Anna Quindlen Award for Excellence in Journalism. His investigations of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs inspired a congressional review by the House Oversight Committee, which cited his news reports during a June 2019 hearing’s opening and closing statements. MacFarlane’s reporting on thoroughbred horse racing deaths in West Virginia led to new safety state regulations and has been recognized by the Humane Society.

Prior to working for NBC, he was a Washington correspondent for the COX Media Group, a guest host on SiriusXM’s POTUS channel, and spent time at CBS as a reporter for the Network-owned station in Detroit and as a freelance reporter for CBS News Radio.MacFarlane has also produced documentaries on the history of two New York radio stations, WJPZ-FM and WAER-FM. He belongs to the WJPZ and WAER radio Halls of Fame. He previously served on the Board of Advisors of Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications. MacFarlane is a summa cum laude graduate of Syracuse University.

Scott MacFarlane’s Net worth and Salary

Macfarlane has an estimated net worth of $ 1 million dollars as of 2023. He also has an average salary of $ 67,000 per year.

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