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My name is Scott, or you can call me Scoop, Scoop J, or Scoop Jones, or whatever you like.
Just don’t call me late at night, because I work early! 

I co-anchor the FOX59 morning show with Kristin Kane from 4-7 a.m. If you ever get up that early, tune in because we try to bring you the news with a little bit of fun too.

I grew up in the Washington and Oregon, with an older brother, and lots of animals. Mom said I would often talk to the cat in a louder TV-type voice, “HELLO CAT”! So, she told me she was not surprised when I became a broadcaster.

Even though the weather is not the same as it is out west, the people are very similar. Both the Midwest and Pacific Northwest have great friendly people who love to chat. So if you ever see me out and about, stop and say hi.

I also like to go to the gym and stare at the weights. And I sort of play golf, or as I call it, “Throwing my clubs for distance.” My best club is the “foot wedge” if you know what I mean!

See ya on TV, or where ever we meet.


Recent Articles
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    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Every year, millions of drivers are stranded because their car breaks down during the cold winter months. Sometimes it’s because of an accident.  Other times the breakdowns happen because a car is not properly maintained.  Whatever the case, there are important precautions to take and some items to take with you. “I like coming here, because it’s fast, efficient and it really stretches my dollar.  It’s about $45 on average to winterize my vehicle.  But again, there’s always a […]

  • Low cost ways to winterize your home

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  • 75 ways to save on home energy costs

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  • Tired of household chores? Let someone else ‘Takl’ it for you

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  • Save on costumes and gifts as the holidays approach

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — It’s time to think about Halloween costumes, especially if you have kids. If you don’t want to end up with a monster bill for outfits, there are ways to save some big bucks.  First thing to realize is that shopping for kids can be a never-ending process because they grow fast and can outgrow their clothes just as quickly! “I’m always looking for a good deal, especially because I have a large family.  We have a full […]

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