Jennifer Roberts

Jennifer Roberts

Video Journalist

Jennifer Roberts is a Multimedia Journalist at WMBF News. She comes to Myrtle Beach from WVVA News, an NBC affiliate in Bluefield, W. Va. She recently won “Best Investigative News Story or Series” at the West Virginia Broadcasters Association Excellence in Broadcasting Awards for her series “Another Day of Bluefield Roadwork.”

A native of Charlotte, N.C., Jennifer graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a B.A. in Dance, minor in Economics. She relocated to Atlanta and New York City, pursing a career as a performing artist in theatrical and live performance industries. Some of her notable credits include Cirque Du Soleil, BET Hip Hop Awards, ABC Watch Commercial and Investigation Discovery.

Jennifer returned to Charlotte to pursue her journalism career, enrolling in the Broadcasting and Production Technology program at Central Piedmont Community College. She graduated with a 4.0 GPA, President’s List, and was inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. She also received the CPCC Outstanding Student Award for the broadcast program.

Jennifer is no stranger to Myrtle Beach. During her high school years, she competed in numerous dance competitions in our city and vacationed frequently on the Grand Strand. She is excited to be a member of the WMBF News team and is happy to call Myrtle Beach her new home.


Recent Articles by Jennifer

Advocacy group says there’s no excuse for S.C. leaders not communicating vaccine rollout plan for teachers

‘Every dose of these vaccines should be used’: DHEC issues new guidance to speed up vaccination process

‘Taken away too early’: Family, friends line up to pay their respects to fallen HCPD officer

‘A bad dream’: Atlantic Beach Police Chief grieving loss of dear friend, killed in the line of duty

Chief: HCPD officer killed in line of duty was picking up debris along Highway 22

S.C. educators say quarantine procedures highlight substitute teacher shortages

S.C. teacher group asking state leaders to provide specifics about vaccine rollout for school workers

Horry County parent raises concerns after plexiglass picture circulates on social media

‘He’s a legend’: Hundreds walk in remembrance of fallen Myrtle Beach officer

Tornado touches down in Myrtle Beach, sends beach chairs flying

CDC’s Halloween guidance discourages activities like trick-or-treating due to COVID-19

‘That’s unacceptable to me’: Sen. Hembree gives S.C. digital learning results ‘D-’ grade

‘We’re going to comply': Businesses, bikers prepare for McMaster’s ‘Last Call’ order during bike rally

DHEC explains why businesses aren’t required to close if employee tests positive for COVID-19

Businesses to decide on their own how to operate during recent spike in COVID-19 cases in S.C.

Businesses along Ocean Boulevard express safety concerns after back-to-back shootings