Robin Roberts

Robin Roberts

Robin Roberts
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Robin Roberts is anchor of ABC's "Good Morning America." Under her leadership, the broadcast has won four Emmy Awards for Outstanding Morning Program and the 2017 People’s... Read More »
Robin Roberts is anchor of ABC's "Good Morning America." Under her leadership, the broadcast has won four Emmy Awards for Outstanding Morning Program and the 2017 People’s Choice Award for Favorite Daytime TV Hosting Team. Roberts has been honored with the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, was inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame as well as the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame, and named one of Glamour’s Women of the Year. She was voted the “Most Trusted Person on Television” by a Reader’s Digest poll in 2013. Roberts founded her own production company, Rock'n Robin Productions, which creates original broadcast and digital programming for ABC and other networks, ranging from informational shows and documentaries, to live special events. Roberts was diagnosed with breast cancer in June 2007, and five years later, she was diagnosed with MDS. Roberts underwent a bone marrow transplant, her sister Sally-Ann was a perfect match. Her story triggered an outpouring of support from across the nation. She joined forces with Be the Match to inform the public about the need for more donors, and since her diagnosis, the bone marrow registry has seen a tremendous increase. Her battle has been recognized with awards and honors from organizations around the country, including The Susan G. Komen Foundation and The Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program. Roberts was also honored with a George Foster Peabody Award and Gracie Award. Additionally, Roberts was recognized with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPY’s in July 2013 for the strength and courage she has displayed throughout her life and career. Roberts was named co-anchor of "Good Morning America" in May 2005. She began contributing to the morning program in June 1995, and prior to that, she was a contributor to ESPN as a host on "SportsCenter" and contributing to "NFL PrimeTime." Roberts has worked in broadcasting for more than 30 years. Roberts graduated cum laude from Southeastern Louisiana University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications. She was a standout performer on the women’s basketball team, ending her career as one of the school’s all-time leading scorers and rebounder. In 2012, Roberts was named an inductee to the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. Roberts is the author of "From the Heart: 7 Rules to Live By," and her memoir, "Everybody’s Got Something," in which she tells the story of her battle against a life-threatening illness, learning life’s hardest lessons, and her inspiring return to the "GMA" anchor desk. Roberts is a native of the Mississippi Gulf Coast and currently resides in New York City. Follow Robin on Twitter: @RobinRoberts. « Read Less
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Robin Roberts shares a special message in honor of her 6th 'birthday'
By Robin Roberts
September 20, 2018 Story from GMA Robin Roberts , ABC News
Haiti Earthquake Victims Despair as Food, Water and Medical Relief Delayed
By KATE SNOW, DAN HARRIS and ROBIN ROBERTS
January 15, 2010 Story from GMA KATE SNOW, DAN HARRIS and ROBIN ROBERTS , ABC News
Hurricane Irene Leads to "Role Reversal" for Robin Roberts and Her Family
REPORTER' S NOTEBOOK By ROBIN ROBERTS
August 27, 2011 Story from GMA REPORTER' S NOTEBOOK By ROBIN ROBERTS , ABC News
Mayo Clinic 'Model' at Center of Health Care Debate
By ROBIN ROBERTS, KARSON YIU and ERIN BRADY
September 7, 2009 Story from Nightline ROBIN ROBERTS, KARSON YIU and ERIN BRADY , ABC News
Law That Leveled Playing Fields Turns 30
By Robin Roberts
June 21, 2002 Story from GMA Robin Roberts , ABC News
Robin Roberts Inspired by the Young Men at Urban Prep Academy
REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK by ROBIN ROBERTS
May 17, 2010 Story from GMA REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK by ROBIN ROBERTS , ABC News
Robin Roberts' Diary: Five Years After Katrina, 'Life Does Go On'
REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK By ROBIN ROBERTS
August 26, 2010 Story from GMA REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK By ROBIN ROBERTS , ABC News
Robin Roberts Finds Strong Southern Roots
By ROBIN ROBERTS
November 2, 2006 Story from GMA ROBIN ROBERTS , ABC News
Is Making Child Hold a Sign Strict Parenting or Just Humiliating?
By ROBIN ROBERTS, JEN PEREIRA, JESSICA B. HOFFMAN and JONANN BRADY
February 11, 2008 Story from GMA ROBIN ROBERTS, JEN PEREIRA, JESSICA B. HOFFMAN and JONANN BRADY , ABC News
Obama Tells Haitians They Have Not Been Forsaken
By KATE SNOW, DAN HARRIS and ROBIN ROBERTS
January 14, 2010 Story from GMA KATE SNOW, DAN HARRIS and ROBIN ROBERTS , ABC News
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