Sharon Scott is the President and General Manager of Peacock Productions, NBCUniversal’s non-fiction production company specializing in all genres of non-scripted programming, including live events (Nik Wallenda’s Skywalk and Virgin Galactic’s Space Flight), docu-dramas, narrative crime series, breaking news specials and documentaries.
The team at Peacock Productions produces multiple series and specials across the NBCUniversal platforms and in partnership with 25-plus outside cable clients and global partners. Peacock has offices in New York, London and Los Angeles. Scott is also the NBC News executive liaison to The Weather Channel, overseeing all live and long-form programming at the network.
Scott is a 20-year veteran of NBC News. Before starting Peacock, she was executive producer and general manager of NBC News Productions and NBC Media Productions. She was also senior producer at “Dateline" and at "Now, with Tom Brokaw and Katie Couric."
Scott joined NBC News in 1990 as news director for WTVJ-TV, NBC’s Owned and Operated station in Miami. Her honors include a number of national news Emmy awards in addition to a George Foster Peabody award, an Alfred I. duPont award, and an Edward R. Murrow award for coverage of Hurricane Andrew.
Sharon is on Twitter at @SharonScottNBC.
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