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Scott Noll


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.


Most Memorable Stories: Covering Hurricane Harvey while working in Houston


  • Regional Edward R. Murrow Award, Large Market Hard News
  • Nine Regional Emmy Awards
  • More than 20 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 Guardians

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

Something most people don't know about me: I grew up wanting to play first base for Cleveland. 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.

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