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

Devine Dashawn Exum and London Exum

Child returned to mom after AMBER Alert, suspect in custody

Police say a man who raped and stabbed his ex-girlfriend, then took their 2-year-old daughter from Grifton has turned himself in. Meanwhile, the child has been returned to her mother.

Deputies: Two police officers arrested on DWI-related charges

Two Atlantic Beach police officers have resigned after being arrested Monday morning in connection with an alleged DWI.

ECU Police investigate anti-Semitic message on bathroom wall

ECU Police say they are investigating a profane, anti-Semitic message found on a bathroom wall in a residence hall.


Former firefighter charged with 30 counts of embezzlement

A Duplin County man faces a list of charges in connection with alleged insurance fraud.


State board goes after Kinston charter school

Four charter schools across the state might not be back for the next school year.



Homeowner moves house for Highway 17 bypass

Officials say they are wrapping up the process of getting the land they still need to build this bypass, cleared.

Woman's civil case against City of Jacksonville dismissed

A woman speaks up about a civil case she recently lost involving the City of Jacksonville.


People participate in stage 4 cancer awareness online rally

A social media campaign started by a local woman to raise awareness about stage four cancer is trending on social media.


Play-based preschool option set to launch in Craven County

Craven County parents will have the choice to give their children a unique preschool experience.


What to expect in these snowy and icy conditions

North Carolina Department of Transportation officials want drivers in Eastern Carolina to stay off the roads Wednesday.

Highway 70 reopens after early morning wreck

Highway 70 is back open after a tractor trailer ran off the road into a ditch this morning, near the Dover exit.

Power lines and trees down in Rose Hill

Photo courtesy Warren Kearney

A few hundred still without power in ENC, down from 13,000+

A little fewer than 500 customers are still without power in Eastern North Carolina Tuesday night.  That's down from a high of more than 13,000 Tuesday morning.