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James Scott ’97

James Scott
 Journalist and Writer
Charleston, S.C.


 B.S., Wofford College (1997)
Nieman Fellow, Harvard University (2006-2007)

Career Highlights:

James Scott is an award-winning writer and former reporter and investigative journalist with the Charleston, S.C., Post and Courier. Scott has reported from Afghanistan, Iraq and tsunami-devastated Indonesia as well as worked in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is a recipient of the McClatchy Company President’s Award and was named the 2003 Journalist of the Year by the South Carolina Press Association. Wofford College honored Scott as its 2005 Young Alumnus of the Year. From 2006-2007 he was a Nieman Fellow for Journalism at Harvard University. The Author of “The Attack on the Liberty, the untold story of Israel’s Deadly 1967 assault on a U.S. spy ship,” Scott currently is at work on a book on the perils of submarine warfare in the Pacific during World War II, also for Simon & Schuster. For more information about James Scott or his books, visit www.jamesmscott.com.

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