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

  Local professors say people can spread MLK’s message of love on social media platforms

  Myrtle Beach event proving safe space for community members to discuss riots at the Capitol

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

  ’Remain patient’: S.C. Hospital Association says hospitals experiencing vaccine shortages statewide

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

  Horry County Schools to make decision Wednesday on if students will return to hybrid learning

  First Amendment protections don’t extend to D.C. rioters, local political experts say

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

  Local political expert explains why Electoral College objections won’t change Biden’s win

  Former police chief honors the life, legacy of NMB Sgt. Gordon Best

  The Market Common’s ‘Southern Time Square’ rings 2021 in on a smaller scale

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

  HCS parent shares son’s virtual program experience, hopes to spark change in district

  Local churches keep Christmas Eve traditions alive despite COVID-19

  Myrtle Beach International Airport anticipates bump in holiday travel

  Tidelands Health reports COVID-19 hospitalizations at all-time high, urge public to limit holiday gatherings

  Local frontline workers responding well to COVID-19 vaccine, officials say

  DHEC: More than 7,000 frontline healthcare workers receive COVID-19 vaccine during first week

  Horry County family calling on community to help families in need of a joyous Christmas experience

  Group offering guidance for families torn about gathering with loved ones during holidays

  Local residents keep eye on healthcare workers as they decide whether to get COVID-19 vaccine

  Grand Strand, Pee Dee doctors stress ‘masking up’ and ‘backing up six feet’ during vaccine distribution process

  City of Myrtle Beach to hold candlelight vigil honoring loved ones that passed on

  ‘Living Window Displays’ event in Conway helps grant children their Christmas wish

  Gov. McMaster pushing all public schools to begin COVID-19 rapid testing immediately

  Horry County Council passes resolution ‘strongly encouraging’ face mask wearing in county

  ESPN analysts excited to bring ‘College GameDay’ to CCU campus