KTXS Chief News Photographer
Scott Martin has been chief news photographer at KTXS for nearly 20 years.
Scott was born in Eastland and raised in Abilene.
In 1992, Scott graduated from the Art Institute of Dallas with a degree in music, video and business. In February 1993, Scott began his career at KTXS as a production assistant performing various jobs during the 6 and 10 Newscasts. In March 1994, Scott moved to the news department as the night side news photographer. In 1996, Scott was promoted to chief news photographer.
Scott has covered local, regional, state, national, and international news stories.
Scott was on the sidelines and in the locker rooms for Super Bowl XXX in 1996. He traveled with the Abilene High School Marching Band to Dublin, Ireland for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the spring of 1998. He traveled with the 317th Air Lift Group out of Ramstein Air Base in Germany, flying relief missions to bases in Bosnia and Hungary. Scott also traveled on the President-elect bus with then-Texas Gov. George W. Bush on his first presidential run to the White House during the New Hampshire primaries.
In his 20 year career, Scott has worked for ABC News, Fox News, ESPN, CNN, and Telemundo.
Scott has also won many Associated Press awards including best photojournalism individual, best photojournalism station, best spot news story, best feature story, and many others.
Scott has been married to his beautiful bride, Marisa, for 10 years. When Scott isn’t out chasing news, he spends his time at home chasing his two teenage stepchildren, Rebekah and Jaedyn.