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.”