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Scott Hennessee

KEYT - KCOY - KKFX Anchor/Reporter

Published On: May 16 2014 03:38:08 PM CDT   Updated On: Feb 12 2015 08:36:28 PM CST

Scott Hennessee co-anchors KCOY 12 Central Coast Local News at 5:00, 6:00, and 11:00 p.m. and Fox 11 News at 10:00 p.m.  He returns to the Central Coast after spending a decade in the desert of Southern California.

Scott began his television career at KEYT as a freelance reporter while he was attending UC Santa Barbara. "I am so excited to be back," he says.

Prior to joining KCOY 12, Scott was a reporter and weekend news anchor for sister station CBS Local 2 in Palm Springs. He also spent more than three years as anchor and reporter of the nightly program, "Eye on the Desert," and five years as the station's sports director.

During his time in Palm Springs, Scott anchored live coverage of everything from fires and floods to international film and music festivals to world-class professional sporting events.

Scott's first full-time job in television was with KREX in Grand Junction, Colorado, where he was a reporter and sports anchor.

Scott and his wife Renee met while they were working for the UCSB student newspaper. They are looking forward to exploring all the Central Coast has to offer with their two young children.

Follow Scott on Twitter: @KCOYScott