Tom Scott Bio, Height, Family, Wife, Salary, KTVB

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Tom Scott Biography

Tom Scott is an American who has been with KTVB since the show’s inception in 1996. Upon joining the station, he collaborated with Mark Johnson on BSU telecasts. He also works as a sports columnist, writing the Scott Slant.

Tom Scott Age

Scott prefers to keep his personal life private, hence he has not yet divulged the year and month he was born. It is consequently unknown when he celebrates his birthday. However, he could be in his sixties.

Tom Scott Height

Scott stands approximately 5 feet and 7 inches tall.

Tom Scott Education

Scott enrolled at Boise State University after completing his high school degree. He later earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications.

Tom Scott Family

Scott grew up and was raised in the Bay area but managed to keep his personal life out of the spotlight thus he has not revealed any information about his parents. It is also unclear whether Scott has any siblings.

Tom Scott Husband

Scott is married to Beth Washburn. They have two kids, Mark and Ricky. Scott and his wife enjoy bicycling, skiing, and the Idaho outdoors.

Tom Scott Salary

Scott’s annual pay ranges from $40,000 to $120,500.

Tom Scott’s Net Salary

Scott has an estimated net worth of $1 million to $5 million, which he earned as a journalist.

Tom Scott Career

Scott has been with KTVB’s Sunday Sports Extra since its inception in 1996. Every day, he does “Scott Slant” sports beats on SportsRadio 1350/KTIK. When he first joined the station, he worked with Mark Johnson on BSU telecasts and then with Larry Maneely when he returned to KTVB in 1988.

Scott works in a downtown Boise ad firm when he is not broadcasting local sports. He’s been interested in sports announcing since he was a child. Growing young, Jeff Carter (the San Francisco Giants’ public address announcer) captivated him since he had the distinction of pronouncing Willie Mays’ name whenever he batted.

Scott began doing PA for an eighth-grade basketball tournament when he was 13 years old. He first became active with sports in the Treasure Valley in 1971, when he offered morning sports broadcasts on KFXD Radio. Later, local sports fans recognized him as a public address announcer for Boise State football games from 1974 to 1984 and basketball games from 1973 to 1979.

Scott began his career as a TV sportscaster in 1978, hosting Boise State’s weekly coach’s program and providing play-by-play coverage during the Broncos’ national championship season of 1980. He quit his stadium announcing positions to join KBOI’s Bronco radio team during the 1985 and 1986 seasons.

A true BSU football historian, he researched and wrote the first complete Bronco football record book in 1983. He is an active member of the community, participating in a number of activities. He has previously served as president of the Boise Advertising Federation. He has also garnered accolades from the Idaho Press Club, Idaho Press-Tribune, Idaho Advertising Federation, Idaho State Broadcasters Association, and the American Advertising Federation.

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