Ms. Scott is experienced in television media and community service. She worked as a broadcast journalist from 1965 to 1980 and broke the glass ceiling as the first woman in almost every newsroom in which she worked.  She appeared in large markets such as Los Angeles at NBC-TV, in San Francisco, as well as Sacramento and Minneapolis. During her reporting career, Ms. Scott co-hosted an Emmy Award-winning show and won several broadcast industry awards.  She was an anchorwoman, and did her own special reports on most newscasts, including her well-known “Myra Scott’s California Life” while at NBC L.A.

She served for several years as a lay member of the State Board of Psychology appointed by Governor Gray Davis, and for eight years worked as a California Probate Referee by appointment of the state controller. Ms. Scott was also a board member of the National Council of Jewish Women Los Angeles, an advocacy and community service organization where she was Vice President of Development. She was past President and member for six years of the Wildwood Elementary School Board of Trustees. She has also been a member of the boards of the City Life Charter School and the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of Los Angeles.

Ms. Scott earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota, and a Master of Arts degree in international relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts in conjunction with Harvard.  She is married with four children who seldom call her.