Troy Roberts (journalist)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - View original article

Troy Roberts
Born(1962-09-09) September 9, 1962 (age 51)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
EducationUniversity of California, Berkeley
OccupationNews anchor, reporter, correspondent of 48 Hours Mystery
Notable credit(s)Emmy Award
 
Jump to: navigation, search
Not to be confused with Troy Roberts (soccer).
Troy Roberts
Born(1962-09-09) September 9, 1962 (age 51)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
EducationUniversity of California, Berkeley
OccupationNews anchor, reporter, correspondent of 48 Hours Mystery
Notable credit(s)Emmy Award

Troy Roberts (born September 9, 1962) is an American television news reporter and correspondent for 48 Hours Mystery.

Biography[edit]

Roberts was born on September 9, 1962 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He graduated from University of California, Berkeley, with a Bachelor's degree in Political Science in 1984. Roberts currently lives in New York.[1]

Career[edit]

In 1985-87, Roberts worked as a host and producer of a weekly news magazine at KPIX-TV, a San Francisco-based CBS-owned television company. In 1987-90, he was a reporter for a Portland-based KATU-TV. In 1990, he moved to New York to work at another CBS-owned station WCBS-TV, reporting for Channel 2 This Morning and achoring local news segments during CBS Morning News. In 1993, he joined CBS News to co-anchor overnight broadcast of Up to the Minute, interviewing various news makers and personalities. From 1995 through 1996, Roberts co-anchored CBS Morning News.[1]

In 1994, he anchored CBS News reports from Winter Olympics held in Lillehammer, Norway, and covered many significant international events such as signing of Middle East peace accords and inauguration of Nelson Mandela. During the summer 1996, Roberts reported from the Summer Olympics held in Atlanta, and covered the Centennial Olympic Park bombing, for which he received an Emmy Award. In 1996, he covered news on presidential campaigns of Bill Clinton and Bob Dole. As correspondent of CBS Evening News, he also reported on investigative stories for Eye on America. Additionally, Roberts reported for CBS Evening News with Dan Rather, CBS This Morning and CBS News Sunday Morning.[1]

In December 1998, Roberts was assigned as a correspondent for 48 Hours Mystery.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "CBS News. Troy Roberts. Correspondent, 48 Hours Mystery". Retrieved 2011-06-08. 
  2. ^ "CBS. TROY ROBERTS". Retrieved 2011-06-08.