Deborah is a news correspondent for “20/20,” “Nightline,” “Good Morning America” and “ABC World News Tonight with David Muir.”
She was a part of the historic coverage of the inauguration of President Barack Obama and has written intimate profiles on figures such as Michelle Obama and Ivanka Trump.
She has been awarded multiple Emmys for her coverage of national and international news.
Deborah Roberts is an award winning ABC News Correspondent for “20/20,” “Nightline,” “Good Morning America” and “ABC World News Tonight with David Muir.” A media veteran, Roberts is a highly respected journalist who has traveled the world in her reporting. She has also served as substitute anchor for Good Morning America, World News Weekend and 20/20, as well as a co-host on “The View.” Roberts’ long form reports on 20/20 have consistently produced extraordinary narratives such as an intimate profile of first lady Michelle Obama, first daughter Ivanka Trump and an in depth investigation into abuse within the Amish community. She has reported from Africa on children orphaned by the HIV/AIDS crisis and was part of the historic coverage of the inauguration of President Barack Obama. Roberts has been awarded multiple Emmy awards for her international and national coverage of world events, including her poignant reporting on an Ethiopian American woman’s emotional journey back to her African village to discover her long lost mother. Roberts is author of “Been There, Done That: Family Wisdom For Modern Times,” a book written with her husband, Al Roker. She makes her home in Manhattan with her husband and two children.
Deborah Roberts has – and continues to – travel the world to cover breaking news and incredible stories making headlines today and tomorrow. Drawing from her decades of experience as an award-winning journalist, Roberts offers unparalleled insight and perspective on current domestic and global issues and their impact on us now and for the future.
Knowing the right leadership techniques has never been quite as important as it is today. Roberts shares the leadership techniques that she has refined as she has risen through the network ranks, from bureau chief of an ABC affiliate to correspondent for the top network news magazines.
As every working mom and dad knows, the daily grind can be a daunting. Between growing kids and a demanding career, it’s tough to find room to breathe. Deborah Roberts feels your pain. In this address, Roberts discusses the challenges faced by working parents, and tells you how she has been able to cultivate an outstanding career without sacrificing her family life.