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Scott Swan

13News Anchor - @ScottWTHR
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Scott Swan anchors the 5:00pm, 6:00pm and 11:00pm newscasts for Channel 13News.

Swan began working for WTHR in 2002. He was honored with a 2018 National Sigma Delta Chi award from the Society of Professional Journalists for "WTHR Storytellers" which included his "Miracle of the Mind" story about an Indiana man who discovered a hidden artistic talent after suffering a brain injury.

During his WTHR career, Swan has won regional Emmy awards for "Best Anchor" and honored as "Best Reporter" by the Indiana Associated Press.

Swan has landed many exclusives during his WTHR career. He was the only Indianapolis reporter to conduct an interview with former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson in his Las Vegas home. Swan conducted the first TV interview with John Mellencamp before the musician launched his "No Better Than This" tour.

Prior to his career at WTHR, Swan worked at KTVX-TV in Salt Lake City, WISH-TV in Indianapolis, KITV-TV in Honolulu, KESQ-TV in Palm Springs, KHJ-TV in Los Angeles and Disneyland Broadcast Services.

Swan emcees a wide variety of events, gives his testimony for church groups and serves with the Lamplighter Ministry Inc. in Indianapolis.

Swan graduated with a broadcast journalism degree from Pepperdine University in 1985.

He married his high school sweetheart, Janae'. They have three children and one grandchild.