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

  SC unemployment rate continues steady drop, return of work search requirement looms

Instagram post leads to Little River man’s arrest for alleged role in deadly Capitol riots

$95 million headed to community health centers in South Carolina

FBI: S.C. lost more than $30M to cybercriminals over the past year

‘We’re looking for closure’: Family trying to locate Bible to right father’s birth history

  ‘These are difficult decisions’: DHEC addresses public’s concerns on who to include in vaccine phases

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

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

U.S. Attorney: Dozens charged in interstate drug trafficking ring out of Myrtle Beach, Conway, Florence

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

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

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

‘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

SC tourism feeling impact of recent concert and festival event cancellations

  ‘They were making a huge scene’: SSB restaurant owner explains why police were called on unmasked couple

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

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

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

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

DHEC explains why businesses not 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.

Myrtle Beach organizations providing open safe for healing during troubling times

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

Some Myrtle Beach hotels booked, busy after coronavirus restrictions lifted

  Contact tracers key to lessening impact of possible second virus wave, experts say