Laura Roberts joined the FOX61 news team in April 2015. You can find her stories on FOX61 News at 4, 5, 10, and 11 p.m.
Laura is a Connecticut native who grew up in Prospect and graduated from Woodland Regional High School in Beacon Falls.
Prior to moving back to her home state, Laura spent two years reporting along the Gulf Coast for NBC2 (WBBH) and ABC7 (WZVN) in Fort Myers, FL. Before that, she covered news in the Pine Tree State reporting for WABI TV5 News in Bangor, ME.
Laura began her professional career in TV news as an assignment editor at New England Cable News. She also completed internships at NECN in Newton, MA and WTNH in New Haven, CT.
Laura graduated magna cum laude from Emerson College in December 2010 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. While at Emerson, she served as News Director of her college television station and won an Associated Press award for her coverage of the November 2010 elections. Laura was President of Emerson’s chapter of the Radio and Television Digital News Association.
When she’s not working, Laura enjoys singing, live music and theatre, reading, traveling and spending time with family and friends.