Scott Hines

In Your Corner Reporter

Scott Hines is an award-winning consumer investigative reporter with Oklahoma's News Channel 4. You can watch his "In Your Corner" segments weeknights on NewsChannel 4 at 10 p.m. Scott joined KFOR-TV as a general assignment reporter in July of 2004. He was named Brad Edwards' successor in 2007 and continues to carry on Brad's legacy of helping Oklahomans in need.

Scott began his career at the FOX affiliate, WDSI, in Chattanooga, Tennessee. As a reporter there, he covered many stories that gained national exposure. Among them was the Brent Marsh Crematory trial where authorities found hundreds of bodies that were meant for cremation. Scott also served as the number three sports reporter and anchor at the station, covering college basketball and football in the Tennessee Valley.

Since arriving at KFOR, he has dared to go "Behind Kitchen Doors," going undercover to expose the dirtiest as well as the best eating establishments in Oklahoma. He's also exposed the dirtiest metro hotels and daycares.

Today, Scott has picked up right where Brad left off, carrying the torch of consumer activism.

Scott's investigations are entirely consumer driven. He’s gone dumpster diving, a phrase Brad helped coin, in a special "In Your Corner" investigation, where he exposed a number of Oklahoma businesses and state offices that were disposing of important customer and employee information without destroying it first.

Besides his hard hitting investigations, Scott spends most of his time sticking up for the little guy, whether he's chasing down a business owner who's defrauded their customers or warning consumers about the latest scam circulating the state. Scott has helped reunite a disabled US war veteran with his family.

He's helped an Oklahoma City woman renew her passport, proving she's a US citizen, after the government tried to convince her she was an illegal alien. He’s also helped state and federal authorities put several Oklahoma contractors behind bars, after they cheated customers to the tune of tens of thousands of dollars.

Scott absolutely loves his job and the platform it gives him to make a positive impact on his community. He’s danced for a Miracle, even winning a charity ballroom dance competition, which benefited Oklahoma’s sick kids. Scott’s spearheaded a boxed fan drive for the Salvation Army. He’s collected presents for our state’s foster children, so they could experience Christmas. Scott currently serves on several area boards, including March of Dimes, Children’s Miracle Network, and AIDS Walk of Oklahoma City.

Scott is a graduate of Oklahoma State University where he majored in broadcast journalism and minored in speech communications.

He grew up in the South and Midwest before finding his way to Edmond, Oklahoma. When Scott's not working, you can find him volunteering, coordinating a charity event, in the gym, watching sports, on a yoga mat, playing competitive softball, or hanging out with friends and family.

Recent Articles

  • In Your Corner: Scam artist targets business owner

    Posted on: 10:05 pm, November 29, 2013, by , updated on: 12:52pm, November 30, 2013

    EDMOND, OKLA. – Brian Thompson was targeted by a scam artist likely calling from overseas. “His name was Eddie McNolte...
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  • In Your Corner: Special needs boy can’t get assistance

    Posted on: 10:05 pm, November 15, 2013, by , updated on: 10:34pm, November 15, 2013

    BLAIR, Okla. – A military widow says she’s desperate for treatment for her severely disabled son. She says military insurance...
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  • Emily Sutton, Scott Hines representing Oklahoma in IronMan

    Posted on: 3:02 pm, November 15, 2013, by and , updated on: 06:40am, November 18, 2013

    TEMPE, ARIZONA – Emily Sutton and Scott Hines are heading to Phoenix to volunteer for this weekend’s Iron man Arizona....
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    Emily Scott IronMan
  • GET FIT 4 MITCH: KFOR’s Ali Meyer, Scott Hines do burpees on LIVE TV

    Posted on: 1:56 pm, November 15, 2013, by , and , updated on: 01:09pm, March 27, 2014

    OKLAHOMA CITY -  NewsChannel 4′s own meteorologist Emily Sutton and In Your Corner reporter, Scott Hines, continue to go the...
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  • In Your Corner: Former Zoo CFO accused of embezzlement

    Posted on: 10:05 pm, November 11, 2013, by , updated on: 12:26pm, November 12, 2013

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Earlier this year, our team received a tip about a city employee accused of embezzlement. The accused...
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  • In Your Corner Update: International scam artist admits guilt

    Posted on: 10:05 pm, November 5, 2013, by , updated on: 10:28pm, December 12, 2013

    Video Updated 10:28 p.m. Thursday KINGSTON, ONTARIO – Our In Your Corner team has new details involving an international scam...
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  • In Your Corner: Scammers promise the moon

    Posted on: 10:05 pm, October 30, 2013, by , updated on: 09:18pm, October 31, 2013

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Scammers are calling from a Jamaican area code. Rollo Redburn is executive director for the Oklahoma Lottery....
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  • In Your Corner: Homeowner in dispute with contractor

    Posted on: 10:05 pm, October 28, 2013, by , updated on: 12:55pm, October 31, 2013

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Marcia Daniels’ house is a mess. “The corners of the house are rotting.” she said. She hired...
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  • In Your Corner: Mail out raises eyebrows

    Posted on: 10:05 pm, October 24, 2013, by , updated on: 10:39pm, October 24, 2013

    OKLAHOMA CITY — There are suspicions surrounding an out-of-state mail out. Brian Hill of Twisted Oak Foods is a homegrown...
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  • In Your Corner: Salesman has some explaining to do

    Posted on: 10:05 pm, October 21, 2013, by , updated on: 10:44am, October 22, 2013

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Small business owners, like Crystal Starbuck, say Russ Johnson sold them fake advertising, then disappeared with their...
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  • In Your Corner: Suspicious email, no AMBER Alert

    Posted on: 10:05 pm, October 15, 2013, by , updated on: 10:14pm, October 15, 2013

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The In Your Corner team recently received word of a suspicious email circulating around the metro. It...
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    Amber Alert sign
  • Junk fax spawns weeds, not grass; family out green

    Posted on: 10:03 pm, October 14, 2013, by , updated on: 10:25pm, October 14, 2013

    OKLAHOMA CITY – We’ve been hot on the trail of Kellon Sanders. He and his company, Oklahoma Master Grass, are...
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