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Investigator Scott Noll

Posted: 1:04 PM, Nov 26, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-26 20:19:06Z
Investigator Scott Noll

Lorain County native and 5 On Your Side Investigator Scott Noll joined News 5 in June of 2018. An award-winning investigative reporter, he’s worked in newsrooms across the country uncovering corruption, holding the powerful accountable, and standing up for the little guy. 

Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio     

Education: Journalism degree from Ohio State

Current Position/Job Duties: 5 On Your Side Investigator

Previous Work Experience: More than two decades working in newsrooms across the country.  Most recently spent six years as an investigative reporter in Houston. 

Email: Scott.Noll@wews.com

Twitter: @ScottNoll_News

Facebook: ScottNollNews

Most Memorable Stories: Covering Hurricane Harvey while working in Houston


  • Regional Edward R. Murrow Award, Large Market Hard News
  • Six Regional Emmy Awards
  • More than a dozen other local, state and regional awards

News Philosophy: "Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed. Everything else is public relations."

Favorite Sports Teams: Buckeyes and Indians

Favorite Music: Old school rap and hip hop, Top 40, country        

Favorite Movie: Major League and Field of Dreams

Favorite Food: Mexican

Family: Father of two great kids

Pet: A pug named Philly

Something most people don't know about me: I grew up wanting to play first base for the Indians. My dream was cut short by a tragic lack of talent.

What I like best about Northeast Ohio: I’m home!

On the weekends I love to: Unwind, sleep in, have brunch and nap.