Scott was among eight broadcast industry veterans inducted into the academy's Silver Circle honor society during a luncheon ceremony at The Lambs Club in Midtown Manhattan.
WATCH Thursday's induction ceremony
The Silver Circle recognizes individuals who have devoted a quarter of a century or more to the television industry.
Scott worked at Eyewitness News from 1986 to 2011.
WATCH Scott's 2011 farewell to Eyewitness News
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