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.
In 1983, Roberts graduated cum laude from Southeastern Louisiana University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications. She was a standout performer on the women's basketball team, ending her career as the school's all-time leading scorer (1,446 points) and rebounder (1,034). Roberts is one of only three Lady Lions to score 1,000 career points and grab 1,000 career rebounds. During her senior season, she averaged a career-high 15.2 points per game.
Roberts was named co-anchor of "“Good Morning America.” in May 2005. She began contributing to the morning program in June 1995 and has worked in broadcasting for more than 20 years.
In March 2007, Roberts' first book, "From the Heart: 7 Rules to Live By," was published by Hyperion. An updated version of the book, including an additional chapter on her battle with breast cancer, was released in 2008.
Roberts is a native of the Mississippi Gulf Coast and currently resides in New York City.