Scott Den Herder

Scott Den Herder joined the 7NEWS team in February 2022 as a digital journalist.

He comes to the Upstate from California, where he worked as a communications and media instructor at The California State University of Sacramento.

Prior to teaching, he worked as an award-winning journalist, developing hyperlocal content and engagement strategies for The Washington Post and The Las Vegas Sun.

He is a recipient of The Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award, honoring outstanding audio & video reporting in the public interest.

After college he interned at Magnum in Motion, the multimedia department for Magnum Photos in New York City.

He holds a master’s degree from U.C. Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism and an undergraduate degree in mass media from the same university.
Scott is passionate about photography, philosophy, and storytelling.

In his free time, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, hiking, improv, and entrepreneurship.
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