Scott Satchfield

Award-winning reporter Scott Satchfield joined the Fox 8 News team in July 2013.

A native of Covington, Scott arrived in the Fox 8 newsroom as a veteran journalist, who had already spent six years covering New Orleans area news. He's covered a wide variety of big stories including numerous hurricanes, the BP oil spill, crime, politics and his personal favorite -- the Saints' magical run to a 2010 Super Bowl Championship.

Scott's three-part series on the staff and patients stranded at Charity Hospital during Hurricane Katrina earned a 2007 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award. His stories have also gained recognition from the Associated Press.

Prior to moving back to the New Orleans area, he worked at WBRZ-TV in Baton Rouge and WMDN-TV in Meridian, MS. Scott interned at WCBD-TV in Charleston, SC.

Scott graduated from the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) with a journalism degree in 2003.

In his spare time, Scott follows the Saints, Pelicans and his Ole Miss Rebels. You can also catch him exploring the diverse New Orleans music scene.

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