Troy Roberts Biography, Age, Family, WCBS-TV, CBS News and Salary

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Troy Roberts Biography

Troy Roberts is an American television news anchor, reporter, and correspondent of 48 Hours Mystery. He was awarded his first Emmy for coverage of the 1996 Olympic Summer Games in Atlanta and the bombing that occurred during the event. He also earned an Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia Award and two Emmy awards.

Roberts distinguished himself in 2013 with his Emmy-winning report on the manhunt and capture of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects. He was also part of the team coverage of the Newtown, Conn., elementary school shooting which earned CBS News a 2014 DuPont-Columbia award.

Roberts worked as a host and producer of a weekly newsmagazine show at KPIX-TV, a San Francisco-based, CBS-owned television company. He was also a reporter for Portland-based KATU-TV from 1987 to 1990.

He moved to WCBS-TV in 1990 reporting for Channel 2’s This Morning and also anchoring local news segments for CBS Morning News. Roberts later joined CBS News in 1993 to co-anchor the overnight broadcast of Up to the Minute. There, he interviewed various newsmakers and personalities. He also co-anchored CBS Morning News from 1995 through 1996.

A Photo of Troy Roberts
A Photo of Troy Roberts

Troy Roberts Age

Roberts is 60 years old as of February 2023, having been born on September 9, 1962, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. He shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Adam Sandler, Gabriela Bee, Courtreezy, Ronni Hawk, Luka Modric, and many more.

Troy Roberts Family

Who are Troy Roberts’s Parents?

He was born to Robert (Father) and Ellen Roberts (Mother). However, nothing much is known about his parents.

Does Troy Roberts have Siblings?

There is no news on the internet showing whether he has siblings or was born as an only child. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.

Troy Roberts Career

In his journalism career, Troy has examined stories involving the rise in hate crimes, international adoption scams, an investigation into several destructive cults, and the events of 9/11. As a correspondent, he has done reporting on the destructive aftermaths of hurricanes, earthquakes, and tornadoes to lighter fare like the Royal Wedding and dog sledding in Alaska with model Lauren Hutton.

Troy Roberts WCBS-TV

Troy has served as a reporter and anchor for WCBS-TV, the CBS-owned station in New York (1990-93). He was a reporter for KATU-TV Portland, and also for Ore (1987-90). He served as anchor and producer of a weekly news magazine at KPIX-TV, the CBS-owned station in San Francisco from 1985 to 1987.

Troy Roberts CBS News

He joined CBS News as co-anchor of the overnight broadcast “Up to the Minute.” He has worked in virtually every area and on all platforms served by the division at CBS News. Roberts has served as a correspondent for the “CBS Evening News,” “CBS News Sunday Morning” and “CBS This Morning.” He has also been an alternate newsreader for CBS This Morning and substitute anchor for the network’s weekend editions of the “CBS Evening News. Troy also anchored the true-crime series, “Hard Evidence.”

He created and co-executive produced the OWN network documentary, “Sag Harbor” in 2015. This program took an unprecedented look inside one of America’s most exclusive and historically significant African-American beach communities in New York’s The Hamptons.

Troy Roberts 48 Hours

Roberts was named a correspondent for 48 Hours in December 1998. He has covered many national and international stories. His reporting includes mass shootings at a Newtown, Conn. elementary school and Aurora, Colo., Movie Theater, and exclusive interviews with headliners and the infamous.

Troy Roberts Education

He received his education at the University of California, Berkeley where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science in 1984.

Troy Roberts’s Marital Status

On his love life matters, he is seen as a person who hates drama and loves his privacy. He has managed to keep his marriage/dating life low-key thus leaving many with a lot of unanswered questions. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.

Troy Roberts Kids

He has an adopted son by the name of Jonah Gray Roberts. His adopted son graduated from Wheaton College.

What Happened to Troy Roberts

He was suspected to have suffered from a stroke. This was after he was rumored to be seriously ill.

Troy Roberts Salary

Roberts has made a name in the journalism industry. However, his salary is not yet disclosed to the public.

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