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Scott Leber – Eyewitness News Sports Director

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Scott is originally from Ohio, but he has called Rockford home since he was hired by WTVO in 1989. He was promoted to Sports Director in 1995.

Scott anchors the WTVO (ABC) sports on the nightly news at 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.  He also anchors the WQRF Fox 39 news at 9:00 p.m.

Some of the events Scott has covered include the World Series, the Super Bowl, The Indy 500, The NBA playoffs, the Stanley Cup Finals, the Orange Bowl, the Masters, and the U.S. Open Golf Tournament.

Scott hosts a weekly show on the Chicago Bears called Bear Blitz. Scott has also done sideline reporting for the IHSA Television Network on State Championship football games broadcast throughout Illinois. He has also done play-by-play of Girls State Tournament basketball games on the IHSA TV Network.

Scott has also done play-by-play of Northern Illinois University basketball and Rock River Raptors indoor football, and he has worked as the studio host of the Hockey Night In Rockford telecasts of the AHL’s Rockford IceHogs games.

Scott has won multiple Silver Dome Awards from the Illinois Broadcasters Association for his sports coverage.

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