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

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.


2nd person in U.S. tests positive for Ebola

A health care worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas has tested positive for Ebola after a preliminary test, the state's health agency said.

Confirmatory testing will be conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in At...

Event organizers prepare for 34th annual Mumfest in New Bern

Mumfest will kick off this weekend in downtown New Bern and organizers expect about 100,000 people to attend.

Vacant Days Hotel property sold in New Bern

An eye sore in the Craven County area is about to get a fix.

Fire crews respond to fire at Atlantic Beach condominium

Carteret County Fire Marshal, Eddie Lewis, says multiple fire departments responded to a fire at an Atlantic Beach condominium early Saturday morning.

Hugo Volunteer Fire and Rescue celebrates Annual Firemen's Day

Hugo Volunteer Fire and Rescue is celebrating Annual Firemen's Day in Lenoir County.

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Bond denied for man accused of killing 2, including estranged wife

A judge denied bond Wednesday morning for a man accused of killing his estranged wife and her boyfriend in Carteret County.

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Memorial arrangements set Beaufort County man killed in plane crash in Indiana

A Beaufort County man was one of two people killed in a plane crash in Indiana, officials said.

Alderman Threats

No charges after threatening voicemails left for mayor, aldermen

New Bern Police say they don't expect to charge the person who left threatening voicemails for the mayor and aldermen over the city's controversial new utility policy.