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

  Horry County Council votes to end mandate requiring masks in certain places

  HCS board members vote in favor of sticking with hybrid model until further notice

  Solicitor: Horry County jury trial process going ‘smooth,’ despite new pandemic procedures

  Local parent concerned about quarantine process after COVID-19 case in son’s school

  Some Horry County parents seek clarity from school district on potential face-to-face instruction next week

  Horry County resident honoring fallen officer through music

  Loved ones, community gather for candlelight vigil to honor fallen MBPD officer

  Aunt of fallen MBPD officer on how family is coping: 'The initial shock is not over’

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

  Myrtle Beach Fire adjusting after COVID-19 budget cuts force early retirement for some members

  Horry County school leader says information about a ‘special board meeting’ is inaccurate

  COVID-19 budget cuts force Myrtle Beach to offer early retirement to certain city employees

  Tornado touches down in Myrtle Beach, sends beach chairs flying

  Grand Strand businesses preparing safety procedures ahead of bike rally

  ‘We don’t want anybody to get hurt’: Myrtle Beach leaders address public safety questions in virtual forum

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

  North Myrtle Beach leaders pass new ordinance to help stop shady towing practices

  Football fans adjust to new safety restrictions during CCU home opener

  Horry County Schools still adjusting to hybrid learning after first full week of class

  ‘We should look at the science’: Local medical experts address theories about wearing face masks

  Horry County Council votes to keep county’s mask mandate in place

  Witness details what he saw during shooting, stabbing at Coastal Grand Mall

  Face-to-face instruction smooth but some bumps for virtual students, Socastee ES principal says

  Fall motorcycle rally along Grand Strand approved by state Dept. of Commerce

  Horry County parents, students receive class schedules for face-to-face learning

  McMaster, DHEC provide guidelines allowing for limited outdoor visitation at assisted living facilities

  Law expert addresses viewers’ concerns about proposed hospitality fee settlement

  Horry County Schools gives first look inside classrooms ahead of the 2020-2021 school year

  Horry County students complete five days of face-to-face instruction during ‘LEAP Days’ Program

  ‘The clock is running’: Surfside Beach leaders inching closer to rebuilding damaged pier