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Encyclopedia > Robin Roberts (newscaster)

Robin Roberts (born in Alabama in 1960) is an American television broadcaster, who is the co-anchor of ABC's popular morning show Good Morning America. Official language(s) English Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Area  Ranked 30th  - Total 52,419 sq mi (135,765 km²)  - Width 190 miles (306 km)  - Length 330 miles (531 km)  - % water 3. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... A news anchor (US,Can. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ... Good Morning America is a weekday morning news show that is broadcasted on the ABC television network. ...


Roberts' father was one of the Tuskegee Airmen. [1] She grew up in Pass Christian, Mississippi, where she played basketball and tennis among other sports, and graduated from high school as the class salutatorian. Pilots of the 332nd Fighter Group, Tuskegee Airmen, the elite, all-African American 332nd Fighter Group at Ramitelli, Italy. ... Location of coastal city of Pass Christian, Mississippi, east of Bay St. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... A tennis net Tennis is a game played between either two players (singles) or two teams of two players (doubles). Players use a stringed racquet to strike a hollow rubber ball covered with felt over a net into the opponents court. ... In the United States and Canada, the title of salutatorian is given to the second-highest graduate of the entire graduating class of an educational institution. ...


She then attended Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana, graduating cum laude in 1983 with a degree in communications. She also played on the university's women's basketball team, ending her career as the school's third all-time leading scorer with 1,446 points and 1,034 career rebounds [2], putting her into the school's Athletic Hall of Fame. Roberts noted on the January 13, 2007 edition of Costas on the Radio that she was offered a scholarship to play basketball at Louisiana State University, but thought the school too big and impersonal after visiting the campus. On her way back to Pass Christian from that visit, she saw a road sign for Southeastern Louisiana University, stopped to visit, fell in love with the campus and decided to enroll. Southeastern Louisiana University is a state-funded public university that is located in the city of Hammond, Louisiana. ... Hammond is the largest city in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana. ... Latin honors are Latin phrases used to indicate the level of academic distinction with which an academic degree was earned. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... In basketball, a rebound is the act of successfully gaining possession of the basketball after an unsuccessful attempt to score causes the ball to strike the hoop or backboard. ... Costas on the Radio is a weekly syndicated radio program hosted by sportscaster Bob Costas. ... Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College at Baton Rouge, generally known as Louisiana State University or LSU, is a public, coeducational university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and the main campus of the Louisiana State University System. ...


Roberts began her career in 1983 as a sports anchor and reporter for WDAM-TV in Hattiesburg, Mississippi [3]. In 1984, she moved to WLOX-TV in Biloxi, Mississippi. In 1986, she was sports anchor and reporter for WSMV-TV in Nashville, Tennessee[4]. She was also a sports anchor and reporter at WAGA-TV in Atlanta, Georgia from 1988-1990. She was also a radio host for V103 radio station while in Atlanta. She joined ESPN as a sportscaster in February 1990, and still makes appearances for the network on occasion. She became a contributor for ABC News in April 2002. Her sister, Sally-Ann, works for New Orleans television station WWL-TV 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A Female Reporter A reporter is a type of journalist who researches and presents information in certain types of mass media. ... WDAM-TV is the NBC affiliate station for southern Mississippi. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... WLOX is the ABC affiliate for Biloxi and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. ... Biloxi Lighthouse (of 1848) Biloxi () is a city in Harrison County, Mississippi, in the U.S.. The 2000 census recorded the population as 50,644. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... WSMV-TV Channel 4 is the NBC affiliate serving the Nashville, Tennessee area. ... Nickname: Music City Location in Davidson County and the state of Tennessee Coordinates: Country United States State Tennessee Counties Davidson County Founded: 1779 Incorporated: 1806 Government  - Mayor Bill Purcell (D) Area  - City  526. ... WAGA-TV (Channel 5) is a television station in the city of Atlanta. ... Nickname: Hotlanta, The Big Peach, The ATL, A-Town Location in Fulton and DeKalb Counties in the state of Georgia Coordinates: Country United States State Georgia Counties Fulton, DeKalb Government  - Mayor Shirley Franklin (D) Area  - City  132. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... MCMXC redirects here; for the Enigma album, see MCMXC a. ... ESPN (which formerly stood for the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is an American cable television network dedicated to broadcasting sports-related programming 24 hours a day. ... MCMXC redirects here; for the Enigma album, see MCMXC a. ... ABC News is a division of ABC television and radio networks (ABC), owned by The Walt Disney Company. ... 2002 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December A timeline of events in the news for April, 2002. ... New Orleans is the largest city in the state of Louisiana, United States of America. ... WWL-TV, Channel 4, is the CBS affiliate serving New Orleans, Louisiana, southeast Louisiana and parts of southern and coastal Mississippi. ...


In 2005, Roberts was promoted to co-anchor of Good Morning America after serving as news anchor and fill-in. Later that year, she anchored a series of emotional reports from the Mississippi Gulf Coast after it was devastated by Hurricane Katrina; her hometown of Pass Christian was especially hard hit, with her old high school completely reduced to rubble. This is a list of television-related events in 2005. ... A stocked ships anchor. ... Good Morning America is a weekday morning news show that is broadcasted on the ABC television network. ... The Gulf of Mexico is a major body of water bordered and nearly landlocked by North America. ... Lowest pressure 902 mbar (hPa; 26. ...


Roberts has earned three Emmy Awards for her sportscasting work at ESPN. An Emmy Award. ...


Trivia

She is sometimes confused with Robyne Robinson, an anchor at KMSP-TV in Minneapolis-St. Paul. Robyne Robinson (born in Chicago, 1961) is an award-winning American television broadcaster, who is the co-anchor for Fox affiliate KMSP in Minneapolis-St. ...

Preceded by
Charles Gibson and Diane Sawyer
Good Morning America co-anchor
2005–present
with Charles Gibson (until June 28, 2006), and Diane Sawyer
Succeeded by
Incumbent

Charles Dewolf Gibson (commonly known as Charlie Gibson when hosting Good Morning America) (born March 9, 1943), is an American journalist best known as co-anchor of Good Morning America on ABC from January 1987 to May 1998 and from January 1999 to June 28, 2006, a span of 19... Diane Sawyer is a television journalist for the U.S. network ABC News and co-anchor of ABCs Good Morning America, along with with Robin Roberts. ... Good Morning America is a weekday morning news show that is broadcasted on the ABC television network. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Charles Dewolf Gibson (commonly known as Charlie Gibson when hosting Good Morning America) (born March 9, 1943), is an American journalist best known as co-anchor of Good Morning America on ABC from January 1987 to May 1998 and from January 1999 to June 28, 2006, a span of 19... June 28 is the 179th day of the year (180th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 186 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Diane Sawyer is a television journalist for the U.S. network ABC News and co-anchor of ABCs Good Morning America, along with with Robin Roberts. ...

External links

  • IMG Speakers
  • Robin Roberts profile provided by ABC News
  • National Women's History Project biography
  • Roberts Q&A on post-Katrina trip

 
 

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