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

Solution reached in bus stop controversy in Craven County

In years past, school buses were not allowed through the community gates of Fairfield Harbour-- the bus stop had to be outside the gates. 

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9-year-old in coma after near-drowning at water park

A 9-year-old boy who nearly drowned at a Kinston water park is in a coma more than a week after the accident, according to a law firm representing the family.

Application error impacts Craven County Schools funding

A clerical error could cost Craven County Schools more than a quarter of a million dollars in federal aid money.

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Shooting in Ayden sends woman to hospital

Ayden Police say a 21-year-old woman was shot during a birthday celebration on Saturday evening.

Shots Fired Near East Carolina University Campus

Shots were fired near the campus of East Carolina University this weekend.

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.

Large crowd comes out to protest New Bern’s new policy for utility bills

A crowd of people showed up at the New Bern Board of Aldermen meeting to protest the city's new utility policy. The turnout was so large, the crowd overflowed into the lobby of City Hall and into the streets.

Kinston Police investigate two shootings

Kinston Police are investigating two shootings that happened less than 24 hours a part.

Carteret County Weather Damage

A tornado warning was issued on Friday morning for Carteret County-- and even after it expired, the rain and lightening still came.

Shooting incidents in Kinston rise to 31 for 2014

Kinston Department of Public Safety Director, Bill Johnson, says there have been 31 shooting investigations in the city for 2014.

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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.