Monday, August 23, 2010

they do exist: class acts

Robin Roberts joined ESPN as a sportscaster in February 1990 and became well known on Sportscenter for her catchphrase, "Go on with your bad self!". Roberts began to work for ABC News, specifically as a featured reporter, for Good Morning America in June 1995.
In 2001, Roberts received the Mel Greenberg Media Award, presented by the WBCA.[6]
For many years, Roberts worked at both ESPN and Good Morning America, contributing to both programs. During that time, she served primarily as the news anchor at GMA. In 2005, Roberts was promoted to co-anchor of Good Morning America.
In the fall of 2005, she anchored a series of emotional reports from the Mississippi Gulf Coast after it was devastated by Hurricane Katrina; her hometown of Pass Christian was especially hard hit, with her old high school completely reduced to rubble.
On February 22, 2009, she hosted the Academy Awards preshow for ABC.
Roberts has earned three Emmy Awards for her sportscasting work at ESPN.
On May 30, 2010 Roberts drove the Pace Car for the 2010 Indianapolis 500.

ABC World News with Diane Sawyer (ABC World News on weekend editions) is the flagship ABC News program of the American Broadcasting Company television network in the United States.
The weekday editions are anchored by Diane Sawyer (since December 21, 2009), Saturdays by David Muir (since 2007), and Sundays by Dan Harris (since 2006)

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