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Scott Cohn


A nationally recognized journalist, Scott Cohn has been based on the Central Coast since 2014. He joined KAZU as a reporter and fill-in host in 2019 after several years volunteering during station membership drives.

In a career spanning more than 40 years, Scott has traveled to all 50 states, and reported from more than a dozen countries. He has earned multiple industry honors including two Edward R. Murrow Awards and three national Emmy nominations. His work for KAZU is a return to his journalism roots. Scott began his career as a reporter and host for Wisconsin Public Radio.

A native of Chicago and a proud California transplant, Scott holds a degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, where he currently serves on the Board of Visitors for the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. In 2005, the University honored him with its annual award for Distinguished Service to Journalism.

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