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Eli Roberts anchors Oklahoma News 4’s 4:00, 5:00 and 6:30 evening newscasts.

He joined KFOR from Israel’s 24/7 news channel i24News, where he worked as a breaking news anchor. Roberts also served as WEVV Evansville’s evening anchor, and worked as an anchor and economics correspondent for Israel’s Channel One network. At Channel One, Roberts covered the first Gaza War from the Israeli border town of Sderot, the main target of Hamas rocket fire from the Gaza Strip. He also reported at WFTX in Fort Myers, FL.

Roberts lived in Bangkok, Thailand for five years, where he founded several businesses. Two of his businesses were based in Thailand and another in Mandalay, Myanmar. He also worked in both the Tokyo, Japan and Seoul, South Korea areas.

Roberts is a dual citizen of the United States and Israel. He served as a combat soldier in the Israeli Military’s atomic, biological and chemical response unit, and speaks Hebrew.

Roberts is an avid road cyclist and runner. He also studies Japanese, and has traveled extensively.

Roberts graduated from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles with degrees in Political Science and International Relations. He specialized in East Asian Economies as part of his International Relations degree.

Roberts now lives in OKC’s Midtown neighborhood. He says he is looking forward to becoming a part of Oklahoma City and the great state it is in.


Recent Articles
  • Oklahoma City police release body cam footage of arrests of chase, carjacking suspects

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Authorities say three men who are connected to several carjackings have been taken into custody after a chase and manhunt last Thursday. Investigators with the Oklahoma City Police Department say 32-year-old Antonio Hill, 22-year-old Matthew Lacopo and 21-year-old Jacob Owens were arrested after leading officers on a short chase. Officials say their crime spree began on Tuesday when the group allegedly carjacked a woman at a grocery store in southwest Oklahoma. Two days later, police say they […]

  • First Lady Melania Trump visits Oklahoma school

    TULSA, Okla. – A group of Oklahoma students were treated to a visit from one of the nation’s most notable figures on Monday. The First Lady of the United States Melania Trump took her first solo overnight trip in the United States since becoming First Lady, and her first stop was in Tulsa. She made a visit to Dove School of Discovery in Tulsa on Monday as part of her “Be Best” initiative. The initiative focuses on the well-being of […]

  • Mustang man helps those down on their luck, gets a little help in return

    MUSTANG, Okla. – Candice Berry just got bought a truck, but it turns out the vehicle has a lot of problems. “The brakes need to be changed, purge valve and the speedometer is off,” Candice said as she went down the list of problems on her truck. She knew the purge valve and the speedometer could be fixed later, but she had to have her brakes fixed if she wanted the truck to be safe. “I don’t know how long […]

  • Pediatric puma probe at the Oklahoma City Zoo

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Today was exam day for Oklahoma City Zoo’s newest feline family. These two guys and one girl—Tanka, Toho and Tawakoni—just arrived in Oklahoma. “These guys were actually found in a den site in the state of South Dakota, and game officials were able to locate that den, figure out that the mother was no longer around,” said Tyler Boyd with the Oklahoma City Zoo. They couldn’t survive in the wild without their mother, so authorities took them […]

  • Local government employee used shutdown as opportunity to help others

    OKLAHOMA CITY – It was only last week when the future looked uncertain for federal workers. The government shutdown had been going on for longer than any time in history, lasting 35 days in total. The fallout hit federal workers hard, with many going without two paychecks in a row. But one employee of the Federal Aviation Agency, who was sidelined by the shutdown, put her extra time toward helping others in need. She’s Sky Young, and in the absence […]

  • Local restaurant unites family with beloved photo album

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Marco Chavez is one of the owners of 1492 in Oklahoma City. It’s a big show to run, but two days ago, he went up to office when he had some downtime. “So I walk upstairs, had a little downtime, and I’m cleaning the office,” Marco said. “And I notice this ledger type thing up there. And I just come up and I yanked it down. And I’m like ‘oh my god,’ we still got this here.” […]

  • Local woman drives those who cannot drive themselves

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Things have been rough for Delores Anderson recently. Her windshield cracked, and coming up with the money to fix it hasn’t been easy. But that didn’t stop her from hitting the road nearly every weekend, and often on weeknights. That’s because Delores drives people around in the community who don’t have another way to get where they’re going. She doesn’t just take people; sometimes, she delivers food to people who can’t get out, runs errands and helps […]

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