Scott Bevan (journalist)

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Scott Bevan
Born 1964 (age 51–52)
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Nationality Australian
Years active 1984
Notable credit(s) Moscow Correspondent ABC TV (2008 – 2010)
News Presenter ABC News 24 (2010 – 2015)
Spouse(s) Jo

Scott Bevan (born 1964 in Newcastle, New South Wales) is an Australian journalist.


Bevan grew up near Merewether in Newcastle.[1]

In 1984 Bevan joined The Newcastle Herald as a cadet journalist. He later worked in commercial radio as a news presenter. After a fifteen-month stint in Japan he joined the Nine Network in 1989 as a reporter. He spent time in Perth working for Nine News.[1][2][3]

Bevan moved to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in 2005, working initially as reporter for the 7.30 Report and a presenter on ABC Local Radio. In 2008 he was posted to Moscow as a correspondent for ABC Television.[3]

In 2010, Bevan returned to Australia to become a presenter on ABC News 24.[2][4]

In 2014, Bevan's biography of Australian artist William Dobell, Bill: The Life of William Dobell, was published.[5]

In January 2016, Bevan resigned from the ABC to start a music career.


  1. ^ a b "Authors » Scott Bevan". Fremantle Press. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Thompson, Frances (31 July 2010). "Scott Bevan says there's no place like home". The Newcastle Herald. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Scott Bevan - Reporters". Foreign Correspondent. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  4. ^ "About ABC News 24". ABC News 24. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  5. ^ "Book review: Bill: The life of William Dobell, by Scott Bevan". The Sydney Morning Herald. Australia. 2 January 2015. Retrieved 21 June 2016.