Caroline Scott grew up in Liverpool, Gloucestershire and London. She studied at Goldsmiths and The London College of Printing.
She has worked across most almost every newspaper and magazine, developing a special interest in interviewing vulnerable people. She contributes regularly for Mail Health and has worked extensively on the End the Organ Donor Shortage Appeal. She was the Medical Journalists’ Association freelance journalist of the year in 2020. In 2019 she won a Medical Journalists Association award for a piece on neuroblastoma and won the Guild of Health Writers’ award for writing on children’s health the following year . She won the Medical Journalists’ Association Award in 2017 for a piece on organ donation and was shortlisted in 2016 for a report on childhood diabetes for The Sunday Times Magazine. She has interviewed countless celebrities and worked on a number of major Sunday Times campaigns including Young Carers, Thalidomide, Child Sexual Exploitation and Human Slavery, winning the Human Trafficking Foundation’s Anti Slavery Day Media Award 2014 with George Arbuthnot for their work on child trafficking.
She is a mother of four and a foster carer with a special interest in issues affecting children.