Scott Budman Biography
Scott Budman is a media personality serving as an Emmy Award-winning reporter where he reports on business and technology for NBC Bay Area. He has been with NBC Bay Area since 1995. Previously, he was a reporter and weekend anchor at KEYT in Santa Barbara.
Scott Budman Age
Budman is born and raised in Oakland. However, he has not disclosed the date, the month, and the year he was born.
Scott Budman Height
He stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Scott Budman Nationality
He is American by Nationality.
Scott Budman Education
Budman went to UCLA where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science.
Scott Budman Family
He was born in the United States however he has not disclosed information concerning his parents’ and siblings’ identities.
Scott Budman Wife
Budman is a married man with two daughters. but he has not disclosed the name of his wife and kids in public.
Scott Budman NBC Bay Area
Emmy Award-winning reporter Scott reports on business and technology for NBC Bay Area. His stories are live on the station’s evening newscasts.
Scott has been with NBC Bay Area since 1995. He began his broadcasting career in radio as a business reporter for KMNY radio in Anaheim. He then spent some time as a general assignment reporter and business anchor/producer at the Orange County News Channel. Before joining NBC Bay Area, Scott was a reporter and weekend anchor at KEYT in Santa Barbara.
He has won many awards including a national Iris Award for a documentary about gays in the military. He also received Golden Mike Awards from the Southern California Radio and Television News Directors Association.
Scott is known as the go-to voice for breaking news in business and technology in Silicon Valley. You can often hear him on Bay Area radio waves updating listeners on the latest business and tech news on NPR and Alice radio. He is a regular blogger for Forbes as well as several other online publications.
In addition to his busy schedule at NBC Bay Area, he is a long-time volunteer with the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Santa Clara County. He also volunteers for the Hip-hop chess federation offering alternatives to at-risk youth at schools like the one he attended in Oakland. He also supports the Second Harvest Food Bank.
He enjoys tennis and basketball. He loves reading and spending time with his wife and two daughters.
Scott Budman Illness
A local TV reporter absent from the air since before Labor Day has revealed that he suffered a heart attack.
Scott a tech and business reporter for NBC Bay Area told his 12,400 Twitter followers and Facebook audience that he had open heart surgery following the attack, which he said happened early on Sept. 3.
“We had come back from a family hike in Point Reyes (way out of cellphone range) on Sunday, followed by a two-hour drive home,” he wrote. “It felt like nothing I’d ever felt, and I am extremely lucky that it happened when it did, at our home, near the hospital.”
He said the experience is the first time he’d ever required hospitalization.
“I’d been lucky up to that point forever,” he wrote. “That Monday was the first night I’d spent in a hospital because of my own illness. It was my first ever surgery. But now, I’m also living through the first time my kids have ever looked at me with concern.”
The prognosis is good, he said, but the recovery is expected to take a long time. He has been with the station since 1995 after beginning his career in Orange County. According to his station bio, he grew up in Oakland.
“Breathing is strained,” he wrote. “I walk like a robot, and because of a lack of sleep, my mind plays tricks on me. But each day is a little better”
There is no timetable for his return to the station. He called his cohorts at NBC Bay Area his “family members” and said his recent return home is “a good launching point for recovery.”
“Nothing is the same yet, and it will [be] a while to get there,” he wrote. “But as always, it feels good to write. … Thanks for indulging me.”
Scott Budman Salary
He has an average annual salary that ranges from $70, 000 to $125, 000.
Scott Budman Net Worth
His net worth ranges from $1 million to $5 million
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