Saturday Co-Anchor, TODAY Weekend Edition
Correspondent, NBC Nightly News, TODAY
Amy Robach serves as the Saturday TODAY anchor and as a national correspondent for Nightly News and TODAY.
Robach joined MSNBC in September of 2003 as a daytime anchor. During her time here, she has anchored coverage of major news events including the War in Iraq, Hurricane Katrina, and the 2004 Presidential Election. Robach traveled to Washington, D.C. to cover both President Bush's 2nd Inauguration and the Funeral of President Ronald Reagan. In July of 2007, Robach began anchoring Weekend TODAY. In addition to anchoring the Saturday edition of TODAY, Robach also serves as a national correspondent for NBC Nightly News and TODAY.
Robach previously served as the early morning and noon anchor for WTTG-TV in Washington, D.C. While in Washington, she covered the aftermath of 9/11 and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq with live reports from the Pentagon. In addition, Robach covered the inauguration of George W. Bush and was a part of the Edward R. Murrow award-winning newscast on the serial sniper attacks that paralyzed the area for three weeks.
Prior to that, she was a weekend anchor and general assignment reporter for WCBD-TV in Charleston, S.C. During her four years there, Robach covered Hurricanes Bertha and Bonnie, and traveled to Honduras to report on the U.S. relief efforts following Hurricane Mitch. She also extensively reported on the first women to ever attend, and ultimately graduate from the Citadel. In addition, Robach covered the series of KKK incited church burnings in the state and the criminal and civil trials that ensued.
Robach began her career in broadcast journalism in Athens, Ga, where she was first an anchor at WUOG-FM, and later interned at WNGM-TV. She has received several local news awards, and was also named one of 'The Most Powerful People in Washington D.C. by Regardie's Power Magazine in September of2000.
Robach graduated from the University of Georgia with honors, and received a bachelor of arts in journalism.
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