Scot Haney keeps Connecticut updated with the most-accurate weather forecasts especially tailored to the morning commute. You can see Scot weekdays on Eyewitness News This Morning from 4:30 to 7 a.m., He also co-hosts “Better Connecticut” weekdays on Channel 3 at 3 p.m.
Scot’s warm personality and enjoyable character are a welcome addition to the Channel 3 Early Warning Weather team.
Before joining Channel 3 in November 1998, Scot earned his bachelor’s degree from St. John’s University in New York City, his master’s degree at Syracuse University and has taken the required number of courses according to the American Meteorological Society to qualify as a meteorologist.
Most of his coursework was done at Stony Brook University in Long Island, N.Y. Scot has always wanted to take part in television, but first held many jobs before he decided to return to school in 1990. Shortly afterward, Scot got his first on-air job in Topeka, Kan., as a weekend weatherman and a weekday general assignment reporter.
His contributions to the community include volunteering at various events — whether it’s helping organizations raise money for a cure or spending time with children — Scot makes a personal commitment to help anyway he can.
In 2007, My Sisters’ Place honored Scot with the organization’s “Advocate Award” for “his extraordinary effort in bringing attention to important causes through hundreds of personal appearances each year.
Scot received the 2003 American Red Cross Service Award and The Hartford Advocate honored him as the Best News Personality in Connecticut for 12 consecutive years.
There are too many great things about this job to just pick one, but if I had to pick, it’s having a positive influence on the viewers,” Scot said. Scot spends his free time with his cat.