Scott Reiff
Scott Reiff is the morning Air 7 HD helicopter pilot and reporter.

Scott was born and raised in Escondido, California. He graduated from San Diego State University with a business/finance degree. Prior to graduation, he started his first helicopter business in 1981, giving rides under the Coronado Bridge in a Bell 47 Helicopter.

In 1984, Scott moved to Los Angeles to take a position as a pilot for KABC AM Radio. In 1987, Scott accepted a position with California Federal Savings and Loan as a corporate pilot, flying both helicopters and a corporate jet. He then worked as the pilot and reporter for KLOS-FM with the Mark and Brian Show, where he was dubbed the "Sky Lord." He continues that assignment in addition to his work with ABC7.

His 20 years of flying experience in Los Angeles has allowed Scott extensive knowledge not only of Los Angeles, but also the surrounding area.

ABC7 Broadcast Center
Attn: Scott Reiff
500 Circle Seven Drive
Glendale, CA 91201

Scott's Stories
Man in custody after reports of gun prompts standoff on Metro bus in Hollywood
Police surrounded a Metro bus in the Hollywood area where a suspect believed to be armed was barricaded inside Wednesday morning.
Driver reportedly smashes car with hammer in road-rage incident in Temescal Valley
A driver reportedly shot at and smashed a car with a hammer in a road-rage incident on the 15 Freeway Tuesday.
Catalytic converter theft suspects caught after fleeing on foot following Burbank police chase
All three catalytic converter theft suspects have been caught and identified following a high-speed chase with police in Burbank that ended with a car sparking out.
2 dead after being ejected from car, then run over, in crash in South LA; 110 SB now reopen
Two people have died after being ejected from a car and then run over on the 110 Freeway southbound in South Los Angeles.
Window washers rescued from DTLA high-rise after platform's motor breaks, LAFD says
Two window washers were rescued from the 25th floor of a high-rise in downtown Los Angeles after the motor on the platform they were on broke, according to authorities.
AIR7 HD surveys Saddle Ridge Fire's path of damage
AIR7 HD footage shows the destruction left by the Saddle Ridge Fire and all the homes saved as firefighters battled the intense blaze.
Woolsey Fire: AIR7 HD surveys neighborhoods affected by fire
Scott Reiff in AIR7 HD was able to take a closer look at neighborhoods affected by the destructive Woolsey Fire using our SkyMap7 technology.
Aerial footage shows before-and-after look at destruction from Thomas Fire
This satellite view from SkyMap7 shows the devastation from the Thomas fire to this Ventura neighborhood.
State of emergency declared to help battle Sand Fire
Firefighters are making progress battling the 37,701-acre Sand Fire in the Santa Clarita area, reaching 25 percent containment.