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...Scott RapoportEmmy Award-winning journalist Scott Rapoport joined CBS 2 News as a reporter in October of 2006.
first year alone, he
earned an Emmy Award for Breaking News and won the prestigious New York State Broadcasters Association Award for Best Feature Story.He
was also honored with an Emmy nomination for On-Camera Talent.
Prior to CBS 2 Rapoport served as a correspondent for various platforms at CBS News
.While there, he
anchored "war updates" during the first days of the Iraq war for CBS/UPN stations across the country.He
also anchored CBS MONEYWATCH financial reports for the "CBS MORNING NEWS," CBS NEWS "UP TO THE MINUTE" and network affiliates across the country. As a correspondent for CBS NEWSPATH, Rapoport provided round-the-clock coverage of New York City's Blackout of 2003, reporting for 16 straight hours for the Network and its affiliates.Rapoport
also covered the Bush White House, The United Nations, and the Republican National Convention
in New York. An accomplished entertainment reporter, Rapoport has provided extensive coverage of the Oscars from the Red Carpet and the Golden Globes.He's
interviewed more than 60 of the biggest stars in Hollywood including George Clooney, Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep, Catherine Zeta Jones, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and the late Heath Ledger. Prior to that Rapoport served as a national correspondent for "Extra", where his reporting credits include the plane crash that killed JFK Jr., the Swiss Air crash, the Clinton impeachment hearings and the Capitol Hill shootings. Before that, Rapoport was a senior correspondent for "Inside Edition," with a heavy emphasis on investigative news and breaking news stories around the country and worldwide.His
globe trotting assignments include the collapse of the Berlin Wall and the unification of Germany, the Koresh standoff in Waco, the Norway and Atlanta Olympics, the Oklahoma City Bombing, the death of Princess Diana, and an eye-opening investigation of the notorious Order of the Solar Temple Cult that took Rapoport
to France and Switzerland.Scott
also traveled to Iraq for a series of post-war reports on the people of Iraq.
received a prestigious Genesis Award for his
investigation into the slaughter of walruses for their ivory.In a series of unique "Inside America" reports, Scott
traveled the blue highways and byways of America in a Winnebago for months to file award-winning homespun stories on the people and places in America's heartland. Before going national, Scott worked at WTVT-TV in Tampa and WCPO-TV in Cincinnati as a reporter and anchor, earning Emmy awards in each market along the way.He is a graduate of Boston University with a Bachelor of Science degree in broadcast journalism.Scott
resides in Manhattan.