NBC Bay Area
Born and raised in Oakland, Scott has been with NBC Bay Area since 1995 as a reporter and anchor for business and technology news.
Scott Budman is an Emmy Award winning reporter and anchor who hosts the station’s long-running weekly technology program Tech Now! and reports on business and technology for NBC Bay Area.
Born and raised in Oakland, Scott has been with NBC Bay Area since 1995. He began his broadcasting career in radio as a business reporter for KMNY radio in Anaheim. He then spent some time as a general assignment reporter and business anchor/producer at the Orange County News Channel. Before joining NBC Bay Area, Scott was a reporter and weekend anchor at KEYT in Santa Barbara.
Scott has won many awards including a national Iris Award for a documentary about gays in the military. He also received Golden Mike Awards from the Southern California Radio and Television News Directors Association.
Weekday afternoons, Scott reports on business for KNBR Radio. He is a regular blogger for Forbes as well as several other online publications.
In addition to his busy schedule at NBC Bay Area, Scott is a devoted volunteer with the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Santa Clara County. He also supports the Second Harvest Food Bank. Scott has a degree in political science from UCLA.
Scott enjoys tennis and basketball. He loves reading and spending time with his wife and two daughters.
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