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Rose Scott is an award-winning journalist and producer of afternoon news programming ("All Things Considered") on WABE 90.1 FM, the Atlanta National Public Radio affiliate. Scott primarily covers education, minority health, Atlanta historically Black colleges and universities, gender issues and sports.
For the last few years, Rose has been covering topics dealing with sex trafficking of minors in Atlanta as well as the country’s biggest cheating scandal found in the Atlanta Public Schools.
She often moderates panels on the two topics.
Rose has an extensive background in sports broadcasting and has appeared on CNN, NPR and BET. Well-respected in the Atlanta community for her thought-provoking reporting style, Scott has been honored with several awards including a 2012 Southeast Regional Emmy Award, a 2012 Edward R. Murrow Award and an Atlanta Association of Black Journalists Award. She has also received awards from the Georgia Associated Press and is a Girls Inc. Strong, Smart & Bold Award Winner.
Rose often speaks to youth groups, mentors journalism students and volunteers with youth empowerment initiatives.
A St. Louis, Missouri native, Rose lives in Atlanta with her Siamese and Maine Coon cats.