Associate Editor for Content
Sara Scott started at the Citizen Patriot as a reporter in 1994. She has covered police, education and city government. In 2000, Scott left to take a position in Booth Newspapers’ Capitol Bureau, covering state government and politics for eight Michigan dailies. In 2003, she returned to the Citizen Patriot as assistant metro editor. In 2009, she was promoted to associate editor, supervising local news, sports, features and photo. She has a bachelor’s in journalism from Eastern Michigan University. She and her husband, Eric, live in Summit Township with their daughter, Elizabeth.
[MI 0201] - Part 1: Intro & Contribution (5:32)
Sara Scott, associate editor, content, Jackson Citizen Patriot, introduces herself and summarizes the key contributions of her newspaper, which include watchdog journalism.
[MI 0202] - Part 2: Content & Ethics (4:24)
Sara Scott, associate editor, content, Jackson Citizen Patriot, believes her newspaper’s code of ethics is critical to maintaining its credibility in an era of burgeoning competitive information products.
[MI 0203] - Part 3: Strategic Changes (4:05)
Sara Scott, associate editor, content, Jackson Citizen Patriot, believes that rapid change has re-energized her news staff, but that a loss of veteran reporters is a major downside to the down-sizing of her newspaper.
[MI 0204] - Part 4: Adaptation & The Future (3:31)
Sara Scott, associate editor, content, Jackson Citizen Patriot, says emphasizing watchdog reporting was a high priority when her news staff was recently reorganized.
[MI 0205] - Part 5: Prospects & Preparation (1:25)
Sara Scott, associate editor, content, Jackson Citizen Patriot, says flexibility is a key asset for journalism students entering the field today.