Troy Roberts Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, 48 Hours Career

Troy Roberts Biography

Troy Roberts is an American award-winning television news reporter and correspondent for 48 Hours Mystery. He was named a correspondent for “48 Hours” in 1998.


How old is Troy Roberts? – Age

He is 59 years old as of September 9, 2020. He was born in 1962 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Troy Roberts Family – Wife

He has chosen to live a low-key life making it difficult to know his parents and siblings. His marital status is also not known, we can not conclude if he is divorced, widow, married, engaged, dating, or single.

Troy Roberts Salary – Net Worth

His salary is not revealed. He has an estimated net worth of $1 million.

Troy Roberts Career

From 1985 to 1987, Roberts was the host and producer of a weekly newsmagazine show at KPIX-TV, a CBS-owned television station based in San Francisco. He worked as a reporter for Portland-based KATU-TV from 1987 to 1990. In 1990, he relocated to New York to work for another CBS-owned station, WCBS-TV, where he reported for Channel 2’s This Morning and hosted local news segments for CBS Morning News. In 1993, he joined CBS News to co-anchor the Up to the Minute overnight broadcast, where he interviewed various newsmakers and personalities. Roberts co-anchored CBS Morning News from 1995 to 1996. He was most recently an award-winning correspondent for CBS’s “48 Hours,” a position he had held since 1998.

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Roberts has covered a wide range of national and international stories, including mass shootings at a Newtown, Conn. elementary school and an Aurora, Colo., movie theater, as well as exclusive interviews with celebrities and the notorious.

Throughout his career, he has investigated stories involving the rise in hate crimes, international adoption scams, an investigation into several destructive cults, and the 9/11 events. As a correspondent, he has covered everything from the devastation caused by hurricanes, earthquakes, and tornadoes to lighter fare like the Royal Wedding and dog sledding in Alaska with model Lauren Hutton.

Roberts has received two Emmys and an Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia Award. He won his first Emmy for his coverage of the 1996 Olympic Summer Games in Atlanta, as well as the bombing that occurred during the games. In 2013, he won an Emmy for his report on the manhunt and capture of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects. Roberts was also a member of the team that covered the Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school shooting, which earned CBS News a DuPont-Columbia award in 2014.

Roberts has worked at CBS News in almost every department and across all platforms. He was a correspondent for “CBS Evening News,” “CBS News Sunday Morning,” and “CBS This Morning.” Roberts has worked as an alternate newsreader for CBS This Morning and as a weekend anchor for the network’s “CBS Evening News.” He also hosted the true-crime show “Hard Evidence.”

Prior to that, Roberts worked as a reporter and anchor for WCBS-TV in New York (1990–93), a reporter for KATU-TV in Portland, Oregon (1987–90), and the anchor and producer of a weekly news magazine at KPIX-TV in San Francisco (1985–87). Roberts created and co-executive produced the OWN network documentary “Sag Harbor” in 2015. The show provided an unprecedented look inside one of America’s most exclusive and historically significant African-American beach communities, The Hamptons in New York. Roberts joined NBC Universal in 2017 and has since worked as an NBC special Dateline correspondent. He is the host of the Oxygen show “Killer Motive.”