Emily Scott, WHYY

Emily Scott is a multimedia producer for WHYY News. A 2018 graduate of the journalism program at Temple University, Emily was formerly an intern in the WHYY newsroom. She was an editor for The Temple News, Temple University’s student-run weekly newspaper. Emily also is an alum of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies radio program in Portland, Maine, and a 2017 winner of the Roy W. Howard National Collegiate Reporting Competition.

Latest by Emily Scott, WHYY


After shooting standoff, a sermon of hope and love for community rocked by gun violence

"We are not going to be scared because of one man’s action"
By Emily Scott, WHYY

After Philly police shooting, neighbors say there’s a lot of work to do

“There will be nothing normal about what happens going forward because you can’t just erase it as if it didn’t happen."
By Emily Scott, WHYY

‘They’re bursting at the seams’: As Hahnemann closes labor unit, concerns over lack of maternity wards in Philly

Philadelphia area nurses, midwives and other medical providers said the loss of a hospital like Hahnemann that takes many low-income, Medicaid-dependent patients is unfathomable.

By Emily Scott, WHYY

Midwives hope Philly’s first free-standing birth center will make inclusive care more accessible

Birth centers are seen by a growing number of mothers to be a favored alternative.
By Emily Scott, WHYY

For Girard College’s MLK Day of Service, a focus on solutions to gun violence

“When you see so many people who look like you are dying of gun violence, it’s big. King’s legacy is huge. He died from gun violence."
By Emily Scott, WHYY