Rebecca Roberts Wiki
Rebecca Roberts was born in 1970 and from Los Angeles, California, U.S. She is an American journalist and the host of POTUS ’08 on XM Radio. On December 27, 1943, her mother Cokie Roberts passed away after battling with breast cancer.
Cokie was a journalist, author, and political commentator on television and also worked as a congressional reporter and analyst. Later, her family released a statement and told the cause of death was “complications from breast cancer.” In 2002, she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2002 and initially was successfully treated.
Cokie family told “We will miss Cokie beyond measure, both for her contributions and for her love and kindness” and many paid tribute to her on Social media. Her career as a journalist at National Public Radio and ABC News took her to the heights of her profession. In 1978, she began working for NPR and was the congressional correspondent for more than ten years.
Earlier, she reported for CBS News and hosted a public affairs program on WRC-TV in Washington, D.C. Later, she joined ABC News in 1988 as a political correspondent for ABC’s World News Tonight with Peter Jennings.
Between 1996 to 2002, Cokie was a congressional reporter and analyst who co-anchored the Sunday political show “This Week” with Sam Donaldson. Cokie worked nearly to the end and appeared on “This Week” in August.
Addtiaonly, she wrote several books and focused on the role of women in History. Cokie won several awards in her career and some of them are Edward R. Murrow Award, Everett McKinley Dirksen Award, and 1991 Emmy Award for her contribution to “Who is Ross Perot?”.
In 2013, Cokie along with mother Lindy Boggs won the Foremother Award from the National Center for Health Research.
Rebecca Roberts Age
How old is Rebecca Roberts? was born in 1970 and from Los Angeles, California, U.S and she are 49 years old as of 2019. She is the daughter of Cokie Roberts (mother) and Steven Roberts (father).
Steven is a lifelong journalist and professor. He wrote several columns and a book with his wife as a co-author and currently, he works as a professor at George Washington University, a contributing editor to U.S. News & World Report.
Cokie Roberts’ husband, Steven Roberts, is a journalist too. The two were married in 1966 and were each other’s only spouses and around 1,500 people attended their backyard wedding.
This couple shares two children Rebecca Roberts (daughter) and Lee Roberts (son).
Rebecca Roberts Career
Rebecca hosts of POTUS ’08 on XM Radio and worked as a substitute host for Morning Edition, Talk of the Nation, and Weekend Edition Sunday on National Public Radio. After graduating from Princeton University with a degree in political science she started her career working with Shorr & Associates (political media firm).
Later, she hosted “a local call-in program, on KALW in San Francisco Your Call” and she also reported on topics such as US immigration debate, transgenic goats, Icelandic geysers, Bikram yoga, and Israeli–Palestinian conflict.
Rebecca Roberts Husband
She is married to Daniel Jay Hartman in 1997 and there is less information about her husband and kids but will be updated in the future. Rebecca and Daniel met while they were working in Philadelphia. Rev. James Ford, the chaplain for the U.S. House of Representatives at the time, officiated Rebecca’s wedding. They share three sons together.