Scott began his advertising career as a media buyer for NW Ayer working primarily on the De Beers diamond account as well as product goods and services accounts including Gillette, Burger King, and AT&T.
He then joined the sales division at Hearst Magazines (Esquire, Harper’s Bazaar, and Country Living) working in various roles in marketing and research before joining the New York Times as a copywriter in the marketing department.
During his 23 years at The New York Times, Scott ran the luxury international fashion sales category while also calling on media brand advertisers and major retail store partners such as Bloomingdales and Saks Fifth Avenue. Scott was the sales department lead for the launch of T Magazine as well as the Thursday Styles section and was a major revenue contributor to the success of Sunday Styles and the Page 2-3 “jewelbox” ads in Main News.
Scott was instrumental in the advertising department as part of the NYT’s digital transformation, delivering many breaking campaigns on the nytimes.com home page (desktop and mobile) and sold a number of native campaigns to luxury brands (Prada, Chanel, MaxMara) working with T Brand Studio.
Scott has also worked at the Los Angeles Times as the luxury sales director. He spent several months traveling across the United States in Winter 2022 working on a documentary about paths to racial reconciliation.
In his free time, Scott volunteers for World Central Kitchen and other food relief organizations as a chef. He is also a voracious music fan and an avid skier.