PHOENIX, Jan. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Jared Cotter, a multitalented singer, songwriter, model and television host, has joined "The List" as co-host of the news magazine program created and produced by The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP).
Cotter's most recent TV experience was as co-anchor and producer for The Daily Buzz. Previously he co-hosted several shows for Fuse including "#1 Countdown," "The Sauce," and "You Rock, Let's Roll." On those programs, he showcased his humor, charisma and energetic personality.
"Jared is so talented, and his presence on screen is both commanding and entertaining," said Cater Lee, vice president of programming for Scripps. "Our List audiences across the country really connect with our hosts and the relevant information they provide. Jared certainly will cover what's trending in music, and he'll also tap into his other loves including sports, tech and fashion."
"The List" is an Emmy Award-winning show featuring everything trending in social media in the form of a list. It is hosted by Kristina Guerrero and Donna Ruko. Cotter replaces Bradley Hasemeyer. "The List Weekend" show includes host Teresa Strasser.
Cotter first shined in the national spotlight when he advanced to the semifinals in the sixth season of "American Idol." He has gone on to solidify his position in the music industry as a songwriter, music producer and performer. In 2008, Cotter co-wrote Jay Sean and Lil Wayne's Billboard Hot 100 #1 song, "Down," and in 2011 he received a Grammy nomination for his contribution to the lead single, "Where Them Girls At," on David Guetta's album, "Nothing but the Beat." In 2014, Jared released his own EP "You Me Forever."
His professional credits also include modeling for various clothing lines during New York Fashion Week and appearing in the magazines "Details" and "Complex."
"The List" is in its fifth season and is available in 45 markets, eight in the Nielsen Top 20. The show is airing across the day on ABC, NBC, CBS and FOX affiliates.
"The List" content is available on multiple platforms through its broadcast production; its digital channel on OWNZONES.com; on the video network Gas Station TV; its website; and its mobile app, available for free download for iOS and Android devices.
Scripps produces the show at its studio within KNXV, the Scripps-owned television station in Phoenix.
The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, radio and digital media brands. Scripps is one of the nation's largest independent TV station owners, with 33 television stations in 24 markets and a reach of nearly one in five U.S. households. It also owns 34 radio stations in eight markets. Scripps also runs an expanding collection of local and national digital journalism and information businesses, including multi-platform satire and humor brand Cracked, podcast industry leader Midroll Media and over-the-top video news service Newsy. Scripps also produces television shows including "The List" and "The Now," runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and serves as the long-time steward of the nation's largest, most successful and longest-running educational program, the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, "Give light and the people will find their own way."
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SOURCE The E.W. Scripps Company