Roxanne Roberts after a broadcast of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!
Minneapolis, Minnesota, US
|Occupation||Journalist, Radio personality|
Roxanne M. Roberts (born 1954 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is a style writer for the Washington Post. She is co-author of "The Reliable Source" column with Amy Argetsinger, the paper's daily chronicle of Washington D.C.'s notables and society events. She is a regular panelist on the NPR quiz show Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!.
In 2000, Roberts appeared on the "In" list in Washingtonian magazine.
In 2009, Roberts received some media attention for her role in the gatecrashing incident at the first state dinner under the presidency of Barack Obama. She informed two White House staffers that the Salahis were not on the official guest list, and was apparently the only person who caught the mishap that night. However, her suspicions were not acted on, which furthered the image that the White House staff at the event had handled the situation incompetently.
- DC Fishbowl article on Roxanne's appointment to "The Reliable Source"
- NPR.org About the Panelists
- Roberts, Roxanne (19 May 1996). "The Legacy". Washington Post. Retrieved 16 October 2012.
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