No matter where you live in the Fox 17 viewing area, Scott Couch has probably been in your town covering the news. He`s one of the mid-state`s most experienced journalists. Scott joined the Fox 17 News team in June of 2007 after three years as main anchor at WPSD, the NBC station in Paducah, KY. Before that he spent 19-years in Nashville covering some of the region`s most important stories.
Scott covered, and been a witness to two executions including that of convicted killer Robert Glen Coe in 2001, the first execution in Tennessee in more than 40-years. Scott is a four-time winner of the Emmy award for excellence in television journalism and has won a dozen Associated Press awards. Scott is graduate of Leadership Middle Tennessee. He serves as a professional adviser to the Department of Journalism and Broadcasting at Western Kentucky University and "The Meter", the student newspaper at Tennessee State University.
He is active in charity work across the mid-state including the YMCA and the American Cancer Society. Scott is happily married. He and his wife Dana have two children: a teenage daughter and a young son. Scott says `dad` is the title he is most proud of. To tell Scott about a story, call him at 615-369-5567 or send him an e-mail.