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Sally-Ann Roberts Biography
Sally-Ann Roberts is an American former anchor for WWL-TV in New Orleans, Louisiana born on February 14, 1953 . She acted in several movies including Runaway Jury (2003), Dead Man Walking (1995), and Storyville (1992).
Roberts attended The University of Southern Mississippi where she graduated in 1974.
Sally-Ann Roberts Age
Roberts was born on February 14, 1953 in Chandler, Arizona. She is 66 years old as of 2019.
Sally-Ann Roberts Family
Roberts was born to Lucimarian (née Tolliver) and Colonel Lawrence E. Roberts. She has four siblings Lawrence, Jr. (nicknamed Butch), Dorothy, and Robin Roberts.
Sally-Ann Roberts Sister
Roberts had a sister named Robin Roberts. Robin is a well-known American television broadcaster and journalist who is currently the anchor of ABC’s Good Morning America. Robin and Sally-Ann were very close and both pursued careers in broadcasting. Unfortunately, Sally-Ann passed away in 2020 after a long battle with breast cancer.
Sally-Ann Roberts Husband
From 1977 to 2002, Roberts was married to Willie Craft. Roberts later got married to Ron Nabonne.
Sally-Ann Roberts Son
Sally-Ann is a journalist and news anchor who worked for WWL-TV in New Orleans, Louisiana, for over 40 years. She has a son named Garrett Morris, who is an actor and comedian.
It’s important to note that the actor and comedian who was a cast member on the original cast of “Saturday Night Live” in the 1970s is not Garrett Morris, as there is another person with the same name.
Roberts’ son Garrett Morris has appeared in TV shows like “New Girl,” “2 Broke Girls,” and “Superstore,” as well as movies like “Daddy’s Home 2” and “How It Ends.”
Sally-Ann Roberts Career
Roberts began her career in broadcasting in 1977 as a reporter and anchor for a local television station in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. In 1979, she returned to her hometown of New Orleans to work for WWL-TV, the CBS affiliate station. She spent over 40 years at WWL-TV, where she became one of the most respected journalists in the city.
During her career, Roberts covered numerous major news stories, including Hurricane Katrina, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and the BP oil spill. She also interviewed several notable figures, including Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton.
In addition to her work in journalism, Roberts was active in her community, serving as a board member for numerous organizations, including the New Orleans Women’s Shelter and the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts.
Sally-Ann Roberts was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007 and became an advocate for cancer awareness and prevention. She authored a book about her experience with cancer, titled “Going Home: A Cancer Journey,” which was published in 2014.
Sally-Ann Roberts Books
Sally has also authored several books;
- Your Power Is On! A Little Book of Hope – 2013
- Going Live: An Anchorwoman Reports Good News -1998
- Angelvision – 2002