Amber Roberts

POSTED: 5:43 PM Oct 21 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

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Maola Milk & Ice Cream Co. to close New Bern plant

Friday is the last day for production employees at the Maola plant in New Bern before the facility closes its doors for good.

Flooding in Carteret County

People who live in Carteret County say the flooding was bad on Thursday afternoon.

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.

911 call from weekend road rage incident in Jones County

Investigators released the 911 call from an alleged incident of road rage in Jones County this weekend.

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Man accused of setting fire to home while resident slept

A man is charged with attempted murder and arson for allegedly setting a home in Duplin County on fire while a person slept inside.

Craven Terrace renovation plan stirs controversy

The Executive Director of the New Bern Housing Authority, Julian Marsh, explains why $27 million is planned to be invested into Craven Terrace for renovations.

Family mourns man who was gunned down inside car

Family members of 21-year-old Duane Lavoris Bright Jr. say his death was horrific and want justice for their loved one.

Sweepstakes operations banned

Deputies seize video poker machines from Pitt Co. business

Deputies seized more than a dozen video poker machines from a Pitt County business late Thursday afternoon.

Storm damage impacts two streets in Kinston

Homeowners in Kinston say a storm swept through Thursday afternoon, causing damage in a community. 

Family and friends mourn woman killed in 2-vehicle wreck in Lenoir County

Family and friends say they will miss Marina Rivera-Medrano. Troopers say the 37-year-old woman passed away from a wreck in Lenoir County on Wednesday morning.

Beaufort County applies for USDA funding for new public safety facility

Things got rowdy at the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners meeting on Monday.

3-year-old rescued from fire recovers in UNC Chapel Hill hospital

A 3-year-old boy from Morehead City was taken to a hospital at UNC Chapel Hill.