Emmy award-winning news veteran Chuck Scarborough, in March 2014, celebrated his 40th anniversary as co-anchor of NBC 4 New York’s 6 P.M. and 11 P.M. weekday newscasts and just recently added the 5 P.M. – 5:30 P.M. newscast to his schedule.
Scarborough, over the years, has led breaking news coverage locally and abroad. Scarborough has filed reports from Europe; Russia; the Middle East; the Philippines; Mexico and South America. Most recently, Chuck reported live from the Sandy Hook school shootings in Newtown Connecticut and the Harlem building explosion. Chuck, as a part of NBC 4’s continuing coverage of Hurricane’s Sandy, earned a National Emmy and Edward R. Murrow award.
Scarborough, a U.S. Air Force veteran, began his television career as an anchor and operations manager at WLOX-TV in Biloxi, Mississippi. He was anchor/reporter for WDAM-TV in Hattiesburg, Mississippi; WAGA-TV in Atlanta and WNAC-TV in Boston.
Scarborough has earned 36 local Emmy awards and was honored by the New York Chapter of Television Arts & Sciences with their 2014 “Governor’s Award” as recognition of his long and distinguished career in journalism. Scarborough’s work has earned awards from the Associated Press, New York Press Club; the Aviation and Space Writers; the Washington Review of Journalism’s Best in the Business; the Working Press Association; and the New York State Broadcasters Association.
Scarborough has authored three novels, Stryker (1978), The Myrmidon Project (1980), and Aftershock (1991) and has written articles for publication in the New York, Boston, and American Home magazines. A proficient aviator, Scarborough holds a commercial pilot’s license.
Scarborough lends his time and talent to support a number of non-profit organizations that aid and support animal welfare, the environment and arts and education. He is the voice for New York Cares Coat Drive PSA – the Shivering Liberty Statue.
Scarborough, a Phi Kappa Phi, holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southern Mississippi and an Honorary Doctor of Letters from Mercy College. He is married and has two children.
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