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Scott Willis has over twenty-six years experience as a broadcaster in commercial and non-commercial radio, working as a program director, music director, producer and host, including fifteen years at KKJZ-FM in Los Angeles. For more than a decade he has also been involved with internet radio and is currently the Music Director and Content Manager for, one of the most popular jazz radio portals on the web, broadcasting to over 400,000 unique listeners every month. Scott can also be heard hosting jazz programs featured as part of the in-flight entertainment schedule on several domestic and international airlines. Twice nominated as Jazz Personality of the Year by Gavin magazine, Scott was named JazzWeek's Internet and Non-terrestrial Radio Programmer of the Year in 2012. He has also been an industry panelist and moderator at numerous jazz conferences including Jazz Times, JazzWeek, and the International Association of Jazz Education.

Scott has been heard on the air as a contributor to NPR's "Morning Edition", "News & Notes", and at, and has been the senior producer and host for several national broadcasts including the annual Playboy Jazz Festival and the prestigious Monterey Jazz Festival. He has also been involved in writing and producing promotional spots and radio imaging for national distribution. Over the years, his interest in the history and stories behind the music he loves has led him to create a number of unique programs, including most recently "Talkin' Jazz with Scott Willis", a syndicated jazz feature program launched in the Spring of 2007 and carried on over 30 stations nationwide during it's time in production.

As a music supervisor, Scott has worked on independent film, television commercials and webseries for several production companies. He continues to be called on as a consultant for jazz documentaries, film soundtracks, reissue recordings, and archival holdings. Scott also currently oversees the music selection for "The Play's the Thing", a weekly arts program that is broadcast nationally.

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