Scottie Hunter

Scottie Hunter currently serves as the weekend anchor/ general assignment reporter at WAFB. While there he has covered a number of stories that have garnered national attention, including the death investigation of Lyntell Washington, a teacher who's body was found in a sugar cane field several days after she went missing in June 2016. Portions of his coverage were featured on the popular HLN program, Nancy Grace.

Most recently he has covered the ongoing protests surrounding the officer-involved shooting death of Alton Sterling which resulted in unrest across the country and a deep conversation about race-relations and police brutality.

Prior to that, he was a reporter at KPLC-TV in Lake Charles, LA. And a reporter/anchor at WVAS-FM in Montgomery, Alabama. He also previously covered politics for Alabama Public Television and was a reporter at WTVY-TV in Dothan, Ala.

He, his wife Jasmine and dog Bear enjoy calling Baton Rouge home.

Contact Scottie via email at shunter@wafb.com.

Recent Articles by Scottie

  Attorneys sue for decades worth of traffic camera fines to be refunded in Baton Rouge

Experts warn against latest phone scam to hit south Louisiana

New plant coming to Ascension Parish promises 120 new jobs

EBR Planning Commission green-lights Dawson Creek realignment

Virginia College officials announce closure of campuses nationwide

Road tax plan set to face final challenge in weekend election

Marchers call for transparency, accountability following controversial arrest of Brusly teen

Doctors encourage vaccinations ahead of flu season peak

Officials issue warning about porch pirates during holiday season

Experts weigh in amid CDC warning over romaine lettuce

Experts promote safety ahead of holiday meal preps

EBR metro council grounds debate, lands on new airport director

Southern University inks new deal, rolls on with medical marijuana operation

Power nearly restored for buildings affected by outages at Southern University

Baton Rouge mayor presents 2019 budget to metro council

Retired educator recalls working closely with slain Denham Springs man

Child reunited with family after being left unattended on school bus

Couple charged, accused of terrorizing kids on school bus after unauthorized boarding

Real Time Crime Center proposal introduced to metro council

Graduation ceremony planned for students after closing of Baton Rouge Virginia College