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

Pamlico County deputies get closer to identifying shooter

Pamlico County investigators say they are getting closer to officially identifying the shooter who caused injuries to four people in a Friday night shooting.

Sheriff identifies man killed in Bayboro shooting

Pamlico County Sheriff Billy Sawyer says Steven Squires was killed Friday evening in Bayboro after a shooting near the intersection of Vance and Water Streets.

Family plans memorial for Kinston man gunned down

The family of 20-year-old James Franklin, the man gunned down a year ago outside his grandmother's home, is planning a vigil for him.


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Police: 3,000 riot at Greenville apartment complex, several arrested

A violent and destructive riot of about 3,000 people broke out at a Greenville apartment complex around midnight on Halloween, police said.


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Candidates for Lenoir County Sheriff discuss the race

Two men, one race and it all comes down to Lenoir County voters.

Ronnie Ingram, Democrat and Rickie Pearson, Unaffiliated are going head-to-head to be the next sheriff of Lenoir County.


Havelock Police Chief talks about his new position

The city of Havelock has a new police chief who officially took office this week.

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New Bern native shares memories of Skip Waters

New Bern native and NewsChannel 12 employee Kelsey Bennett shares some of her fondest memories of Chief Meteorologist Skip Waters.

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NewsChannel 12 employees remember Skip Waters

NewsChannel 12 employees say Chief Meteorologist Skip Waters will be remembered as a fun, loving and compassionate man who loved weather and Eastern Carolina.

Family explains cause of tank leak in their backyard that caused an evacuation

A family says a metal cylinder they picked up at a scrapyard is the cause of a chemical leak that put two people in the hospital, and caused two dozen people to evacuate.


Accuracy in crime reporting websites

Viewers asked us to check into the accuracy of crime reporting websites that display crime data in areas.

Local hospital prepares for possible cases of Ebola

We checked with a local hospital in Craven County to see how medical professionals are preparing for a possible case of Ebola in our area.

Pamlico County mom faces charges for drugs and child abuse

A Pamlico County mother is arrested for being under the influence of drugs-- and deputies say, the mom had her 3-year-old child with her.