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Robin Roberts is anchor of ABC’s “Good Morning America.” Under her leadership, the broadcast has won three consecutive Emmy® Awards for Outstanding Morning Program.
Robin’s headline-making interviews include President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, actor Sidney Poitier, and many others.
Robin has also done extensive reporting around the globe, traveling to the Middle East with former First Lady Laura Bush, who was on a mission to raise awareness about breast cancer in the Muslim world; to Africa with former President Bill Clinton for a first-hand look at the AIDS crisis in that part of the world. Most recently, Robin reported live from Haiti after the devastating earthquake.
In November 2009, Robin hosted her first primetime special, “In the Spotlight with Robin Roberts: Bright Lights. Big Stars. All Access Nashville.” The special took Robin to Nashville, where she interviewed some of country music’s biggest stars.
Robin played an active role in ABC News’ coverage of the 2008 presidential race; where she interviewed the candidates and a wide-range of political newsmakers for “GMA”, as well as reported live from Washington, DC on Inauguration Day. She was the first journalist to interview President Barack Obama after he was sworn in as President.
Roberts was diagnosed with breast cancer in June 2007. Her courageous and public battle has been recognized with awards and honors from organizations around the country, including The Susan G. Komen Foundation, The Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program, and Gilda’s Club, a non-profit organization founded by the late Joel Siegel.
Robin Roberts was born on November 23, 1960. After several years working as a sports reporter in a few stations, she began working for ESPN and “Good Morning America” in the 1990’s.