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Steve Scott has been responsible for leading all ITV News' sports news coverage of major stories and events since 2010, including the London 2012 Olympics, two football World Cups in Africa and Brazil, the Rugby World Cup, both the Delhi and Glasgow Commonwealth Games and the Sochi Winter Olympics.

 

Steve has also reported and provided live analysis on the most significant sports news' stories over the past 5 years - among them Lance Armstrong's doping confession, the ongoing issues regarding doping in Athletics, the day to day diet of FIFA corruption and various the controversies constantly engulfing the FA.

 

In addition over the past 10 years Steve has also presented across the full range of ITV News programmes. He was in the studio hot-seat for many significant stories, most notably the Boxing Day Tsunami and the 7/7 London bombings when he was at the heart of ITV1's extended live programming. He used to co-present a weekday programme on the ITV News Channel during which he confronted  'newsmakers' on the issues of the day. From cabinet ministers to household names from the worlds of sport and show business. Steve has presented several programmes on BBC Radio 5live including the network's award winning programme 'Drive' and was also a weekly columnist with the Bristol Evening Post – the newspaper in his home town.

 

In the late 90's Steve was ITV News' Africa correspondent based in Johannesburg and was responsible for covering the whole of the continent. He reported from many trouble-spots there including Rwanda, Congo (then Zaire) and Zimbabwe. Before that posting, Steve worked in the English regions - he was ITN's North of England correspondent based in Leeds and West of England correspondent in Bristol. During that time foreign assignments took him all around the world to, among other places, Bosnia during the war there and to the United States where he covered as Washington correspondent on several occasions.

 

He has interviewed many of the big names of the past couple of decades -- including Nelson Mandela and Princess Diana.

Steve Scott