Amber Roberts

POSTED: 12:20 PM Dec 24 2013   UPDATED: 4:42 PM May 26 2014

Amber Roberts joined the news team as a reporter in October 2013. She's a North Carolina native, born and raised in Charlotte. She's excited to move to the eastern side of the state and looks forward to experiencing all it has to offer.

Amber received her master of science degree in Broadcast and Digital Journalism from Syracuse University. She also holds a B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Her journalism experiences include serving as a Washington, D.C.bureau reporter for Fayetteville, Ark., station KNWA. In this position, Amber had the opportunity to interview congressional representatives and localize national stories for the Northwest Arkansas region.

Amber also interned at NewsChannel 9 (WSYR) and CNY Central (WSTM) in Syracuse, N.Y., where she produced newscasts.

If you would like to suggest story ideas to Amber, feel free to send her an email. She'd love to hear from you.



Amber's Most Recent Stories

Larry Wiggins

Police: Prostitution ring, shot house busted in Martin County

Police said a man is facing charges in connection with a gambling, drug, and prostitution bust in Martin County.

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Cristobal creates great waves for Crystal Coast surfers

Hurricane Cristobal may be hundreds of miles out at sea, but that doesn't mean Eastern Carolina isn't feeling the impact.

Tracy Popperwill

Man killed in single-vehicle wreck in Pamlico County

A New Bern man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Pamlico County early Tuesday morning, investigators said.

1st day of school in Eastern Carolina

Monday, Aug. 25 is the first day of school for 12 counties in Eastern Carolina. NewsChannel 12 spoke with parent groups and school representatives about important issues for the first day of class and the rest of the school year.


Families displaced from Craven County apartment fire can use school supplies

Eight families were displaced from their homes in June after an apartment fire in New Bern. With school right around the corner, those families could use school supplies.

Provider of sweepstakes machines wants property back

A man who provided gaming machines to Havelock sweepstakes businesses may never see those machines again.

Solution reached in bus stop controversy in Craven County

In years past, school buses were not allowed through the community gates of Fairfield Harbour-- the bus stop had to be outside the gates. 

Jaekwon Williams

9-year-old in coma after near-drowning at water park

A 9-year-old boy who nearly drowned at a Kinston water park is in a coma more than a week after the accident, according to a law firm representing the family.

Application error impacts Craven County Schools funding

A clerical error could cost Craven County Schools more than a quarter of a million dollars in federal aid money.

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Shooting in Ayden sends woman to hospital

Ayden Police say a 21-year-old woman was shot during a birthday celebration on Saturday evening.

Shots Fired Near East Carolina University Campus

Shots were fired near the campus of East Carolina University this weekend.

City of New Bern enforces new policy for utility bills

The City of New Bern says it is cracking down on people skipping out on their utility bills.