Deborah Ann Roberts (born September 20, 1960) is a television journalist for ABC News, part of the ABC broadcast television network.
Roberts was born in Perry, Georgia to business owner Benjamin Roberts and housewife Ruth Roberts. In 1982, she earned a Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Georgia’s Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. Roberts received the University of Georgia Distinguished Alumnus Award in 1992 for her rapid success as a journalist.
Roberts began her career in 1982 at WTVM, a local television station in Columbus, Georgia, and later at WBIR, a local television station in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Deborah Roberts worked as the bureau chief/NASA field reporter/weekend news co-anchor at WFTV, a local television station in Orlando, Florida, from 1987 to 1990. She began her career at NBC News as a general assignment reporter in 1990 and later became a correspondent for Dateline NBC, an NBC News newsmagazine program.
Where is Deborah Roberts now?
Roberts lives in Manhattan with her husband, Al Roker, whom she married in September 1995; they have two children.