Scott Bevan (journalist)

Scott Bevan (born 1964 in Newcastle, New South Wales) is an Australian TV and radio presenter, journalist and biographer.

Scott Bevan
Born1964 (age 54โ€“55)
Years active1984
Notable credit(s)
Moscow Correspondent ABC TV (2008 โ€“ 2010)
News presenter ABC News 24 (2010 โ€“ 2015)


Scott Bevan grew up near Merewether in Newcastle.[1] In 1984 he 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, he returned to Australia to become a presenter on ABC News 24.[2][4]

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

In January 2016, Bevan resigned from the ABC to restart a music career. He now works for The Newcastle Herald, where he hosts a segment called "Bevvies with Bevan".


  1. "Authors ยป Scott Bevan". Fremantle Press. Retrieved 3 November 2011.
  2. Thompson, Frances (31 July 2010). "Scott Bevan says there's no place like home". The Newcastle Herald. Retrieved 3 November 2011.
  3. "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.
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