Sharon Scott is the Executive Vice President and General Manager of Peacock Productions, overseeing a production and development staff specializing in all genres of non-fiction television. The team at Peacock Productions produces multiple series and specials across the NBCUniversal platforms and in partnership with 25-plus outside cable clients, corporate clients and global partners. Scott is also the NBC News executive liaison to The Weather Channel, overseeing all live and long-form programming at the network.
Scott is a 20-year veteran of NBC News. Before starting Peacock, she was executive producer and general manager of NBC News Productions and NBC Media Productions. She was senior producer at “Dateline" and at "Now, with Tom Brokaw and Katie Couric."
She joined NBC News in 1990 as news director for WTVJ, NBC's Owned and Operated station in Miami. Scott's honors include a number of national news Emmy awards in addition to a George Foster Peabody award, an Alfred I. duPont award and an Edward R. Murrow award.