Susan E. Roberts

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Susan E. Roberts
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CCTV America News Anchor

Susan Elizabeth Roberts is a news anchor for CCTV America in Washington, D.C..

Roberts was born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan and graduated from Centenary College in Shreveport, Louisiana with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a minor in Spanish. She completed part of her undergraduate studies at St. John's College in Oxford, England.[1]

She was a news anchor and reporter for KATV in Little Rock, Arkansas; WWL-TV in New Orleans, Louisiana; WDSU, also in New Orleans; and WJLA-TV in Washington. In 2004, she joined the Washington bureau of NBC News, moving to CBS News' Washington bureau in July 2004. She remained in Washington as a correspondent for CBS News and its affiliate news service, CBS Newspath until January 2011, when she joined WPRI-TV, the CBS affiliate in Providence, Rhode Island.[2] Roberts co-anchored the station's 5, 6, and 11 p.m. newscasts from January 2011 until December 2013 when her contract expired.[3] Shortly after her departure from WPRI, she began appearing as an anchor for CCTV America, the American division of China-based CCTV News.

Roberts has covered many stories throughout her career, including those on hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Wilma; the Michael Jackson trial; the Sago Mine disaster, and the 10th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing.[1]

Her reporting on the September 11, 2001 attacks contributed to a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for WJLA-TV.

Roberts has received 2 Emmy Nominations for spot news and feature news reporting.[4]


  1. ^ a b CBS News
  2. ^ Krause, Nancy (January 7, 2011). "Eyewitness News announces new anchor - Susan Roberts brings years of experience to RI". WPRI 12. Retrieved January 17, 2011. 
  3. ^ Eck, Kevin (14 January 2014). "Susan Roberts Out at WPRI". TVSpy. Retrieved 27 January 2014. 
  4. ^ capital emmys

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