He officially started working there Monday but isn’t sure when he will debut on air. Presumably, he added, it should be before the end of the month.
This will be his first time doing broadcast news in nearly 17 years.
He hopes to “show up, do a great job, allow some consistency to be built and get to know Sharon.”
Plus, he already knows a few of the folks at the station, including Mike Dunston, Tracye Hutchins and Karyn Greer.
Roberts isn’t blind to the fact CBS46 has been a ratings laggard for virtually its entire existence. “I consider myself an underdog,” he said. “I think CBS46 is the same. Throughout my career, it’s been nice to prove people wrong.”
He is looking forward to finding a residence near CBS46, probably Midtown. He has noticed traffic has gotten worse since he last lived here, but the culinary options have multiplied. One place he is planning to go as soon as possible: Flying Biscuit.