Scott Willis

Scott Willis is an American Television News Producer who has worked overseas as well as in the United States. He is best known for working on Nightline during the height of the program's success, and has had over thirty years News experience. Willis, the youngest of three children was born on February 20, 1952 in Munich, Germany where his father was on assignment with the National Security Agency. His father was then stationed in England, where he received much of is early schooling. In 1965, he came to the US and attended high school at Cranbrook in the suburbs of Detroit. After graduating he traveled, spending time in the Caribbean captaining boats. Arriving back in Washington, DC in 1976, he got himself a job in the graphics department of ABC, where he worked for three years until becoming a Senior Producer at CNN during the channel's first year. He remained there until 1981 when he was picked up by ABC to head the Tel Aviv Bureau. While there he covered the Siege of Beirut as a Producer. In 1984, two years after the birth of his daughter, Camille Willis, he moved to the London Bureau of ABC where he was given the job of General Assignment Producer, specializing in Terrorism.



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