Scott is excited to be working at Action News Now as the Assistant News Director and breaking news anchor. Scott has worked in the news business for over 13 years. He has worked as a journalist in Orlando, San Francisco, Redding, and Eureka.
Scott has covered several major stories including the Carr, Camp Fire, the crash of Asiana flight 214, the Treyvon Martin shooting and the Casey Anthony case. Scott’s work has been seen on several national outlets.
Scott is excited to be telling impactful and emotional stories over the Chico-Redding areas.
In his off time Scott enjoys singing, writing music, cooking, playing golf, Raiders football, and studying medicine.
Many in Butte County will benefit from the money raised by NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers during his guest host stint on "Jeopardy!" over the next two weeks.
Action News Now Scott Rates shares how Enloe Medical Center is seeing success with a new way to treat COVID-19.
Cal Fire Butte County crews rescued a woman Monday afternoon after her vehicle went over the edge of the road on Skyway.
U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of California, McGregor W. Scott, told Action News Now the FBI has dozens of open investigations on people in the state and the North State connected to the Capitol riots.
Many parts of Oroville lost power overnight due to a pre-scheduled PG&E outage.
Monday afternoon at 3:08 p.m., an earthquake registering 3.0 on the Richter scale shook near Los Molinos, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
A woman is in custody and her child is now in protective custody after a traffic stop led to a drug bust.
The Butte County Public Health (BCPH) says that an adult in their 20’s has died of COVID-19.
According to the hospital, several tests were returned as false positives.
Cal OES is still working out its response to the continuing needs of wildfire evacuees all across our area. Action News Now Scott Rates spoke to the state agency to find out what is in the works.