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Scott Libin is a senior fellow at the University of Minnesota's Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication. He has three decades of experience as a journalist, including jobs on camera and behind the scenes, as a news director and as an educator. Scott joined the school from Internet Broadcasting in St. Paul, Minn., where he had been Vice President of News and Content since 2011. He has also led newsrooms at WCCO-TV and KSTP-TV in the Twin Cities, and WGHP-TV in the Greensboro/High Point/Winston-Salem, N.C., market. Scott spent seven years as a full-time member of the resident faculty at The Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Fla., and has trained journalists from Newfoundland to South Africa to China. Scott began his career as a congressional press secretary and as a bureau reporter in Washington, D.C. He was a reporter and weekend anchor in North Carolina before entering management. Scott is chairman of the Radio Television Digital News Foundation and former chair of the RTDNA Board of Directors and the RTDNA Ethics Committee. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the National Scholastic Press Association/Associated Collegiate Press, and serves as treasurer/finance committee chairman. Scott’s undergraduate degree in journalism and English is from the University of Richmond. He earned his Master of Arts degree in journalism and public affairs at American University.

Research Interest Keywords

  • broadcast
  • multimedia
  • management
  • television
  • leadership
  • ethics
  • anchoring
  • reporting
  • journalism


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