Scott Carroll covers reparations, social justice, homelessness and related issues for the Asheville Watchdog, a nonprofit news organization based in Asheville, North Carolina. Prior to this, he worked at The News-Review in Roseburg, Oregon, where he was projects editor and reported on business and local government. He won nine awards from the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association in 2021, including being named the best writer in the state. Carroll spent 17 years at the Sarasota Herald-Tribune in Florida, as a reporter and then an editor. He has a bachelor’s degree in American studies from the University of New Mexico and a master’s degree in mass communication from the University of Florida.
Asheville Watchdog, an online investigative news organization, is independent, nonpartisan, and nonprofit, serving Asheville and nearby communities in western North Carolina. Its mission is to inform and engage through rigorously reported and clearly presented stories.
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