Scott Heath

Board of Directors

President/General Manager
FOX 5 San Diego

Scott Heath has been at KSWB/FOX5 (Nexstar Broadcasting) for over 37 years and has held positions as Account Executive, Regional Sales Manager, National Sales Manager, General Sales Manager & VP Station Manager.  Scott also oversaw corporate sales training for all stations for a 4-year period. Scott currently oversees 153 Fox 5 team members responsible for over 64.5 hours of live news a week including the Localist Lifestyle show and over 890 hours of live sports including the Super Bowl, FIFA World Cup, MLB All Star Game, World Series, Daytona 500, NFL Sunday’s including the LA Rams Pre-Season, Clippers Basket Ball, College Basketball and locally the WAVE, Gulls, Legion, Loyal, Seals and the Sockers.  Scott and his team also produce Big Bay Boom the 2nd largest 4th of July Fire Works presentation in the USA.

Scott holds an AA degree in Communications from Grossmont Junior College (1980) and a BA in Journalism from San Diego State University (1983).  Scott served 9 years on the TVB Executive Board and was the vice-chair of SAC (Sales Advisory Committee) for the FOX affiliate station group.  Scott also served 7 years on the St. Vincent De Paul/Father Joe’s Board, Armed Services YMCA BOARD and is currently serving his 7th year on the San Diego Food Bank.  Both Scott & FOX 5 are committed to supporting San Diego community initiatives and Non-Profits both on air, digitally including The Race for Autism, SD Pride Parade, SD Food Bank Holiday Food drive, The Rock Church, Race for Alzheimer’s, St. Patrick’s Day Parade, 9/11 Stair Climb, Armed Services YMCA, SD International Film Festival, Veterans Voices, Festival Del Caribe Latin Music Festival and many more!

“We lose nothing by giving” -Scott Heath