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.

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Email: aroberts@wcti12.com

Amber's Most Recent Stories

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Pamlico County officials applaud new county gas pump procedure

Pamlico County leaders saying one person stealing gas from the county pump is one person too many.

HOMEFIRE

Newport couple's home goes up in flames

A Newport couple loses everything in a mobile home fire earlier this week.

Bank robbed in Rose Hill

Rose Hill police say the BB&T bank right off Highway 117 was robbed Tuesday morning. They say the call for the robbery came in about 9:38 a.m.

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Memorial service held for Lenoir County Legend Carl Long

Funeral services for Lenoir County legend, Carl Long will be held Monday, January 19.  Services will take place at the United American FWB Tabernacle.  Interment will follow at Oak Hill Memorial Park, according to Long's obituary.

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Morehead City-based food truck ranked #1 in national poll

It's a food shop on wheels that is making its way across parts of Eastern Carolina.

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Funeral arrangements set for mother who died in weather related crash

Funeral arrangements have been set for Mindy Barnett, the mother who died on Friday as a result of weather conditions.

Mindy Burnett DUPLIN FATAL

Young mother killed in accident on I-40 in Duplin County

A young mother is dead after an accident on I-40 near the Duplin-Pender County line, , where icy conditions caused several crashes Friday morning, according to troopers.

Onslow County Schools hold second meeting about redistricting

A proposal to redistrict the county could impact almost 1,000 students in Onslow County. This proposed idea has parents speaking out.

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Preparing for the cold weather

As the degrees drop make sure you're prepared for the cold weather. We have some suggestions for you.

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Criminals remove A/C unit to break into Kinston auto shop

Kinston police are searching for two criminals who removed an air conditioning unit to break inside a business.

Kinston police investigate a series of armed robberies

Kinston police are investigating three armed robberies that happened Friday evening. At this time no suspects have been caught.

Second arrest made in Lenoir County double homicide

Lenoir County Deputies say they've made a second arrest in a double homicide from earlier this week.

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