Eric Scott has been a broadcaster and creator of content since he was 14. Now, as the Senior Political Director for New Jersey 101.5, he helps our community understand the complicated world of New Jersey politics. With almost 30 years of covering the state's political scene, Scott provides insight and perspective and help you understand what it all means for you and your family. You can hear Scott on-air as he delivers the morning news broadcasts on the Bill Spadea show. He also produces and hosts our Town Hall series of programs that explore critical issues facing the residents of New Jersey. Scott is honored to have received three Edward R. Murrow awards.
NJ’s Top News For 11/10: Reward For Fugitive
The FBI is offering a reward as the manhunt continues for Greg Yetman in Helmetta, NJ. Eric Scott has the latest on the search on this morning's First News.
Scary, Potentially Deadly Lung Infection Spreading in New Jersey
State health officials are sounding the alarm about a dangerous lung infection after cases spiked in Middlesex and Union Counties.
NJ’s Top News For 11/9: Tennessee Tragedy For NJ Student
A college student from New Jersey clings to life after a random shooting in Nashville. Eric Scott has details on New Jersey's First News.
What Happened? GOP Trounced in NJ Legislative Elections
Republicans in New Jersey failed to gain a single seat in the Assembly just two years after multiple wins.
NJ Top News For 11/8: Republicans Trounced on Election Day
The GOP failed in its bid to capture the NJ Assembly and were swept in at least two critical races. Eric Scott explains on this morning's First News.
NJ’s Top News For 11/7: Election Day in the Garden State
It's Election Day in New Jersey -- here is how to find your polling place. Eric Scott has details on this morning's First News.
Israeli Flag Gets NJ’s George Norcross Ejected From Eagles Game
South Jersey political boss George Norcross was ejected from his luxury suite at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday for displaying an American and Israeli flag.
NJ’s Top News For 11/6: Utility Workers on Strike
How Atlantic City Electric plans to keep the lights on with hundreds of utility workers on strike — Eric Scott has detail on this morning's First News.
Shocking AI-generated Porn Images Circulated at NJ High School
A.I. porn images were shared among students. Furious parents want answers. School officials say little.
NJ Wind Project Cancelled — Where’s the Money?
Gov. Phil Murphy's administration is still struggling to deal with the political and environmental fallout from the cancellation of two major wind projects off the New Jersey coast.