Scott Slade is a Griffin native. He began his radio career in 1970 while attending high school and worked at WHIE, WKEU, and WGRI. In 1984, Scott joined WSB and has been a helicopter traffic reporter, producer, and since 1991 has been host of Atlanta's Morning News. Scott is a rare two-time winner of the National Association of Broadcasters Marconi Award as Best Radio Personality in America, in 2004 for Large Markets and 2006 for Major Markets. Atlanta’s Morning News with Scott Slade has won numerous awards since its inception in 1991, including the national Edward R. Murrow Award as Best Radio Newscast in the nation. Scott initiated the WSB Radio Care-a-Thon for the AFLAC Cancer Center in 2000, raising over six million dollars to fight children’s cancer and blood disorders.
Scott Slade is host of Atlanta’s Morning News, consistently the number one rated radio program in metro Atlanta for over ten years in a row. The show airs weekdays, 5:00-8:30 AM, on WSB-AM Radio 750 and is a 2008 RTNDA Edward R Murrow Award honoree for "Best Newscast".
He is a graduate of Georgia State University, a commercial airplane and helicopter pilot, and enjoys hiking, playing jazz saxophone, and horseback riding among his hobbies.
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