About Scott Smith
SMITH, SCOTT is a crime, courts and prisons reporter for The Record, a 68,000-circulation daily newspaper in Stockton, CA, serving San Joaquin County. He is primarily responsible for covering the superior courthouse in Stockton, and has reported extensively on objections that a death row inmate from Stockton has mounted in federal court to California’s method of lethal injection. Smith was born and raised in Manteca, CA, and graduated with a master’s degree in English from California State University, Chico. After college, he served with the U.S. Peace Corps in Uzbekistan and then worked as country director for Internews Uzbekistan, a non-profit media development organization. He has worked at three Central Valley newspapers since 2000 and began working at The Record in 2003. He enjoys gardening, motorcycling, running and golf.
- Was accepted for Jun 08-13 2008 Multimedia Training.
Digital media stories published elsewhere by Scott Smith:
- One Man's Trash is this Man's Treasure. Sometimes. 
Scott Smith (Jun '08) of the Stockton Record used a slide show to tell the tale of a treasure hunter who became the bewildered owner of over 6,000 dental records.
Content on this site written by Scott Smith (includes contributory writing):
- Berkeley's Bells
- Since medieval times, bell towers have been used to simply mark the changing hour or mark life-changing moments. The bells at U.C. Berkeley celebrated their own milestone in 2008, with ...