Three-time award-winning journalist Louis Avil Scott is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists. He has significantly advanced the journalism industry by providing unique story-telling insight to KALW 91.7 SF and National Public Radio (NPR), where he produced and wrote multiple on-air pieces. In addition, he is credited with publishing the Old Folsom Today newsletter. Apart from his journalism career, Louis has authored books on many topics such as relationships, poetry, restorative justice, and children's books that empower young readers to report abuse.
He was a part of the San Quentin Media Production group and contributed to the KQED News program "Stand Up San Quentin," which aired on July 29, 2016. "Stand Up San Quentin" was honored with a Northern California Emmy® award by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The award recognizes exceptional achievement in television. The 46th Emmy® presentation acknowledged achievement in all sectors of television and internet production on Saturday, June 3, at the SFJAZZ Center.
Louis Avil Scott’s life story is a testament to the power of perseverance and the human spirit.
Despite facing significant challenges, he has continued to make a positive impact on the world around him.
Thank you for taking the time to learn about me.