Scott Zamost is the senior investigative producer at CNBC. Among the investigations he has produced since joining the network in June 2017 are Tailspin , Crypto Investigation , Airbnb: Unwelcome Guests , The Extortionists , LAX Undercover , and Broken Bonds .
Broken Bonds won a SABEW Award in 2018 and was a finalist for the Gerald Loeb Award in the investigative reporting category. The Extortionists won a National Headliner Award this year.
Prior to CNBC, Scott was a senior investigative producer at CNN, where he produced investigative stories and documentaries since 2008.
A four-time national Emmy nominee and winner of 23 regional Emmy awards, he produced Passports In The Shadows, a year-long collaboration with CNN en Español. He is a two-time winner of the Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) Award and an annual speaker at the IRE national conference since 2002.
Prior to CNN, he was the investigative producer at WTVJ/NBC 6 and WPLG-TV in Miami. He was also a producer at CBS News for "Public Eye With Bryant Gumbel."
His other journalism awards include five Murrow awards, three Gold Medals in the New York Festivals awards, the CINE Golden Eagle for investigative reporting, three finalists in the Scripps Howard Awards, three national Clarion awards, a Genesis Award, National Press Club award, and an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University finalist.
Before his television news career, he was a newspaper reporter and columnist.