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Scott Humber named Communications Director

Scott Humber

HONOLULU – Mayor Rick Blangiardi is proud to announce his selection of Scott Humber as his communications director. Humber will step into his role with the City and County of Honolulu on Monday, March 21, 2022.

Humber will be leaving his post as News Director for Hawai‘i News Now (HNN) where he managed a staff of 72 in the production of more than 50 hours of news per week on air and online. Scott is a Murrow, Emmy and Associated Press award winning TV executive. Prior to becoming News Director, Humber served as Assistant News Director and Executive Producer of the station’s morning show: Sunrise. Humber brings to the City more than 16 years of management experience.

“Scott Humber is a well-seasoned and highly respected news executive and journalist both locally and nationally.  He is also an exceptional leader who knows and understands Hawaii, and the many challenging issues we face at every level of government, and in our communities. Scott contributed to building and creating a modern 21st century newsroom at Hawaii News Now that brought an unprecedented level of high quality news and information online and on-air to the people living in Hawaii and globally.  We are very excited to have Scott bring his knowledge and many talents to our Administration.”

“I am extremely grateful to Mayor Blangiardi for this opportunity and honored to once again be a part of his team and serve the city that I love,” said Humber. “I look forward to working with the administration to communicate the incredible work that is being done at the City every day.”

Humber earned his Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism and Public Relations from Salem State University. He is a three-time National Edward R. Murrow award winner (2012, 2018, & 2019).

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