Thomas Roberts is an award-winning journalist who anchors on MSNBC Live on weekdays at 11 a.m. Roberts also serves as a fill-in host and contributor on MSNBC's Morning Joe and NBC’s TODAY. Roberts was made an official member of MSNBC’s dayside team in December 2010, after having served as a freelance anchor for several months.
Prior to his addition to MSNBC’s team, Roberts served as a correspondent for CBS News. He also contributed to several entertainment shows including “Entertainment Tonight” and “The Insider.” Prior to that, Roberts was a news anchor for CNN Headline News.
Roberts has also been honored for his work as an advocate in the LGBT community and was the recipient of the prestigious Visibility Award from the Human Rights Campaign in October 2011. He was also recognized by the Stonewall Community Foundation, Marriage Equality USA, and The National Crime Victim Bar Association.
Roberts is a graduate of McDaniel College (formerly Western Maryland College). He resides in New York City with his husband and their two dogs.
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