John Roberts joined Fox News Channel (FNC) as a senior national correspondent in January 2011 and is based in the Atlanta bureau. He also serves as a rotating anchor for FOX Report (Saturdays 7PM/ET).
Most recently, Roberts secured an exclusive interview with embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford surrounding allegations of his drinking and drug use. He also reported live from Moore, OK in the wake of the deadly EF5 tornado. While at FNC, he has provided live coverage during numerous breaking news and political events, including the 2012 presidential debates, the Democratic and Republican national conventions and Hurricane Irene.
Prior to joining FNC, Roberts co-anchored CNN's American Morning from 2007 to 2010. Previously, he served as CNN's senior national correspondent and anchor of This Week at War, examining international wars, including those in Afghanistan and Iraq. Throughout his career, he has traveled internationally to report on major developing news, including Yugoslavia during the NATO bombing, the London bombings of July 2005 and earthquakes in Turkey. Additionally, he has interviewed numerous prominent figures, including former Presidents George W. Bush, George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton, former Vice President Al Gore, the late Yitzhak Rabin and Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf.
Before joining CNN in 2006, he spent more than 14 years with CBS News, during which he was the chief White House correspondent, chief medical correspondent and anchor of the weekend editions of the CBS Evening News and CBS Morning News. While there, he was embedded with the U.S. Marines during the war in Iraq and anchored the CBS Evening News coverage of Hurricane Katrina and the death of Pope John Paul II. From 1994-1995, Roberts anchored the evening news on WCBS-TV (CBS 2) in New York. He began his career in Canada, where he worked as an anchor and correspondent for City TV in Toronto and also co-anchored CTV's morning news program, Canada A.M. from 1990-1992.
Over the course of his career, Roberts has been a recipient of several awards, including an Emmy, a New York Press Club award and three national Emmy Awards for his coverage of the Atlanta Olympic bombing, the death of Princess Diana and the TWA crash. Roberts also earned a National Headline Award for his coverage of the crisis along the Israeli-Lebanese border in 2006. He attended the University of Toronto at Mississauga.
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John Roberts reports from Central, South Carolina
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Thu May 14, 2015
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Tue May 05, 2015
John Roberts reports from Hope, Arkansas
Mon Apr 27, 2015
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Tue Apr 21, 2015
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Tue Apr 14, 2015
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Fri Apr 10, 2015
John Roberts reports from North Charleston, SC
Thu Apr 09, 2015
Video captures moments leading to Walter Scott's killing
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Wed Apr 08, 2015
John Roberts reports
Video shows South Carolina Patrolman Michael Slager shooting the unarmed man eight times
Tue Mar 17, 2015
Durst facing first degree murder in California, weapons and drug charges in Louisiana
Mon Mar 16, 2015
Thanks to HBO documentary he agreed to cooperate with, real estate heir and longtime suspect could face charges in two unsolved murder cases
Durst caught on hot microphone saying he 'killed them all'
Sat Feb 28, 2015
John Roberts reports from Palm Beach, Florida
Fri Feb 27, 2015
Jeb Bush, Ted Cruz and more expected to attend
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