Scott Taylor is a national award-winning investigative reporter. Scott joined the team on July 1, 2016. He is part of the station's 7 ON YOUR SIDE team of investigative reporters.
Scott came to WJLA-TV/ABC7 from Cleveland, OH, where he was a highly recognized investigative reporter at WOIO-TV.
Scott's nationally recognized investigations helped to expose the Cleveland abduction story where Ariel Castro kidnapped and held three young girls for 10 years. He broke investigations into animal abuse on dairy farms in multiple states, convinced the EPA to launch a federal investigation of the Clyde Cancer Cluster that killed seven children and sickened more than 30, and has shined a light on fraudulent ministers, corrupt cops, rip-off artists and "no comment" politicians for more than 25 years.
Prior to Cleveland, Scott worked at WSYX-TV in Columbus, OH; WHBQ-TV in Memphis, TN; and WXOW-TV in La Crosse, WI. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse.
Scott is a supporter of numerous charities, most notably Wags4Kids, a non-profit that trains service dogs for kids with mobility issues.