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Robin Roberts

Robin Roberts

Co-Anchor
ABC News' Good Morning America

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Robin Roberts was fantastic! For 50 years, we have been bringing the true movers and shakers of the world in to speak to our audience and I think they will consider Robin to be one of their favorites! She was charming and gracious and her program was intelligent, funny and truly compelling. Thank you for all of your assistance in bringing this wonderful program to be a part of our 50th Anniversary Celebration.

-- Sinai Sunday Evening Forum

On behalf of myself and the more than 3500 attendees at the 2009 Central California Women's Conference, I want to say "thank you". Your speech was a true inspiration to our women. Your personal story, knowledge, energy & passion were exactly the right fit for this group. Many women regarded your keynote as one of the best in the 22 year histroy of the conference.

-- Central California Women's Conference

Thank you for speaking at the Women's Foodservice Forum in Dallas. Every attendee I spoke to raved about your keynote. Your story was inspiring and provided those in the audience a great opportunity to reflect upon their own circumstances.

-- Women's Foodservice Forum

I am writing to thank IMG Speakers for the excellent performance of Robin Roberts at our Annual Salute to Champions Dinner. Robin gave a personal and meaningful address that was highly inspirational to our diverse audience. Not only is she a phenomenal speaker, she was a wonderful guest, a consummate professional, friendly, charismatic and a pleasure to work with. Thanks to IMG and Robin Roberts for helping to make our annual fundraiser a resounding success!

-- University of Nevada

Robin Roberts was the best...an unbelievable professional with a warmth for all she associates with. She was so kind with her time. Thank you IMG Speakers for your quality work!

-- North Dakota State University

I wanted to let you know the tremendous response that we had to Robin Roberts. The audience adored her-she was funny, intelligent and so lovely. We were so proud to have had her as part of our Speakers Series. Thank you!

-- Hatboro-Horsham Educational Foundation

Robin Roberts is co-anchor of ABC’s Good Morning America. Under her leadership, the broadcast has won four consecutive Emmy Awards for Outstanding Morning Program.

When not traveling around the world covering breaking news events, Roberts is at “GMA’s” studio in Times Square conducting interviews with a diverse group of newsmakers. Her headline-making interviews include President Barack Obama, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, First Lady Michelle Obama, and NBA Superstar LeBron James. In her role, she has conducted interviews with countless musicians, authors, athletes and celebrities.

Roberts has also done extensive reporting around the globe. She has traveled to Brussels with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton; to the Middle East with former First Lady Laura Bush, who was on a mission to raise awareness about breast cancer in the Muslim world; to London for the historic wedding of Prince William to Catherine Middleton; to Africa with former President Bill Clinton for a first-hand look at the AIDS crisis in that part of the world; to Haiti in the wake of the devastating earthquake; to South Africa to report on the World Cup; and to St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City where she and former co-anchor Josh Elliott were greeted by Pope Francis.

In August 2005, Roberts found her personal and professional lives collide when Hurricane Katrina devastated the city of New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf Coast – a part of the country Roberts called home for most of her life. In the days following, she traveled to the hurricane zone and reported live amid the devastation of the storm. She also launched “GMA” Gets It Done,” a year-long effort to rebuild her hometown of Pass Christian, Mississippi. She has returned to the Gulf Coast numerous times in the ensuing years to update viewers on how residents and businesses in the region are recovering post-Katrina.

Roberts was diagnosed with breast cancer in June 2007. Her courageous and public battle has been recognized with awards and honors from organizations around the country, including The Susan G. Komen Foundation, The Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program, and Gilda’s Club, a non-profit organization founded by the late Joel Siegel.

In March 2007, Roberts' first book, From the Heart: 7 Rules to Live By, was published. An updated version of the book, including an additional chapter on her battle with breast cancer, was released in 2008.

In June 2012, five years after the start of her fight with breast cancer, Roberts announced that she was battling myelodysplastic syndrome. Roberts underwent a bone marrow transplant in September of that year -- her sister Sally-Ann was a perfect match. Roberts’ story triggered an outpouring of support from across the nation. She joined forces with Be the Match to inform the public about the need for more donors, and since her diagnosis, over 56,000 people have joined the registry. Roberts made a triumphant return to the anchor desk on February 20th, 2013, five months to the day since she underwent the transplant. At the 2013 ESPYs, she was honored with the Arthur Ashe Award for the strength and courage she has displayed throughout her life and career.

In her new memoir Everybody’s Got Something Roberts tells the amazing story of her courageous battle against a life-threatening illness, the life lessons she continues to learn, and her inspiring return to the GMA anchor desk.

Roberts graduated cum laude from Southeastern Louisiana University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications. She was a standout performer on the women's basketball team, ending her career as the school's all-time leading scorer (1,446 points).

A native of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Roberts currently resides in New York City.

Robin Roberts, ABC's Good Morning America co-anchor, is available exclusively through IMG Speakers bureau for speaking engagements. Robin Roberts is also available for moderating and emcee/hosting opportunities, and much more. Please contact IMG Speakers at 212-774-6735 or speakers@imgworld.com for more information on booking Robin Roberts.


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