A Digital Journalist, Claire Scholl is an integral part of the KEYT, KCOY and KKFX Fox 11 Digital Team.
Claire has served as Assignment Editor for the Santa Barbara newsroom since May 2012.
Claire was born and raised in Santa Barbara. She is happy to be in her hometown and working at her dream job. Claire graduated from Saint Raphael’s School, Bishop Garcia Diego High School and Biola University. She majored in Journalism with an emphasis in Broadcast and minored in Spanish.
She spent four years working for The Disneyland Resort in Anaheim and three years working the Assignment Desk at KTLA 5 in Los Angeles before coming back to Santa Barbara. Her favorite part of the news business is storytelling with compelling images and reaching a board audience with important messages.
While at KEYT-KCOY-KKFX, Claire won a Golden Mike for coverage of the Isla Vista Massacre in 2014 and a Golden Mike for a NASCAR Sports Feature story. In 2015, Claire and her news team received an Emmy for coverage of the Refugio Oil Spill.
Be sure to send her your news tips and story ideas through email, social media, or call the newsroom at 805-882-3930.