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

  ‘It’s been a rollercoaster ride:’ Entertainment venues try to reopen during pandemic, hurricane season

  ‘It’s causing a lot of anxiety right now’: State Education Association says teachers facing unique challenges during pandemic

  Responders, Red Cross volunteers adjust to pandemic challenges during disaster emergencies

  Horry County family tired of waiting on McMaster to lift nursing home restrictions

  ‘We’re the ones they... forgot about’: Grand Strand entertainment venues hopeful about reopening

  Horry County court system puts new safety precautions in place ahead of August jury trials

  Horry County clinic sees rise in clients dealing with anxiety during pandemic

  ‘Stand up and lead’: State senator pushes for McMaster to ban large gatherings during COVID-19

  ‘It has been challenging’: COVID-19 pandemic weighs heavy on local medical heroes

  Horry County families call to lift restrictions on nursing home facilities

  ‘This will be tremendous:‘ 40 S.C. National Guard medics to provide support for Grand Strand hospitals

  ‘It’s taking forever’: Some HCS parents frustrated over lengthy school reopening process

  Myrtle Beach chamber CEO reports over 90% of customers complying with mask mandate

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

  Horry County Council wants Duke Energy to ‘step up to the plate’ to help prevent flooding

  Horry County School Board votes in favor of moving school start date to Sept. 8

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

  Board chairman to ask for three-week delay in start date for Horry County schools

  Ready or not, deadline for filing income taxes quickly approaching

  Organizer confirms Myrtle Beach Spring Bike Rally will take place next week

  Conway City Council passes ordinance requiring masks in ‘essential’ businesses

  North Myrtle Beach mayor provides feedback on first day of face mask enforcement

  Myrtle Beach councilmembers weigh in on importance of possible mask mandate before Thursday vote

  ‘Makes all of us feel more protected’: Some Grand Strand businesses OK with mask mandates

  Many Grand Strand restaurants in favor of McMaster’s new safety initiative to prevent virus spread

  ‘Such a hard decision’: CCU approves mandatory furlough plan set to begin July 1

  In-person class or E-learning? No definite plan yet for 2020-2021 school year, HCS chairman says

  DHEC explains why businesses not required to close if employee tests positive for COVID-19

  Horry County GOP rejects candidates protest of June primary results

  Two Myrtle Beach area daycares temporarily close after staff members test positive for COVID-19