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
  • “A hero to so many animals,” Norman woman works to make sure every animal gets a second chance

    NORMAN, Okla. – The day starts early for Deb Melser in Norman. That’s because she’s working three jobs, all while making time and using her own money to rescue dogs and cats, many that have been dumped on the street with nowhere to go. “She’s truly a voice for the voiceless,” Jenny Patten explained. “If there was ever an angel on Earth, it’s Deb.” That giving spirit is why Jenny Patten nominated Deb Melser for the First Fidelity Bank Pay […]

  • New logo for Oklahoma City Convention Center unveiled

    OKLAHOMA CITY – MAPS 3 continues to transform downtown Oklahoma City, and on Monday, the new convention center marked another milestone with the unveiling a new logo. Mayor David Holt gave the countdown as a banner bearing the Oklahoma City Convention Center’s new logo dropped from high above. “Five, four, three, two, one: Drop it!,” Mayor Hold exclaimed. The new logo will grace what is now Oklahoma City’s most expensive building project at $288 million dollars. The downtown landscape is […]

  • Program assists seniors facing steep healthcare costs

    OKLAHOMA CITY – After years of debate, the cost of health care remains a difficult topic. The fact is many people don’t have enough money to get the help they need. But there is a program in our community that’s delivering results while helping get at-risk seniors access to care, whether they have the money to pay for it or not. It’s called Valir Pace, and it’s bridging the gap for seniors facing healthcare costs that are far from reasonable. […]

  • New details released after teenager accidentally hit by Oklahoma City police patrol car

    OKLAHOMA CITY – New details are emerging about the moment an Oklahoma City police officer hit a 13-year-old girl while driving his squad car, all as that girl ran across the street in front of a bus she was set to ride. Police and Oklahoma City Public Schools confirmed the school bus stop sign was not extended when the incident happened in front of Wheeler Middle School on Saturday morning. For that reason, the officer could not see the girl […]

  • “It’s not what we expected,” Deputy’s family disappointed with sentence for convicted killer

    LOGAN COUNTY, Okla. – A Logan County jury convicted Nathan Leforce of killing Deputy David Wade back in 2017, and in a late-night hearing on Thursday, the judge ruled that Leforce should spend the rest of his life behind bars without parole. The sentence was met with a reaction of shock from family members and those who knew Deputy Wade. “It’s not what we expected,” said Logan County Sheriff Damon Devereaux. “We are disappointed and to be honest, we are […]

  • Jasco raises minimum hourly wage to $15 per hour

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City-based Jasco Products does just about everything when it comes to electronics. “We design, develop, manufacture and distribute and market all sorts of consumer electronics, accessories, power and charging products,” Jasco Products CEO Jason Trice explained. “Most of your viewers probably have our products in their home under brands they would probably recognize, as some of America’s best brands and probably don’t even realize it. With 400 employees based both here in Oklahoma City and around […]

  • Shawnee woman honored for helping often-forgotten animals

    SHAWNEE, Okla. – Animal abuse is nothing to take lightly. It can come in so many forms, from pets to wildlife to farm animals. But abused farm animals often are forgotten. Luckily, forgetting about animals in need is not something Paige Hare can do, even for animals many people would overlook. “Goats, squirrels, donkeys,” Liz Morgan said as she went down the long list of animals Paige Hare helps out. “She has it in her heart to help out,” Liz […]

  • Pauls Valley man honored for exemplifying the Oklahoma Standard

    PAULS VALLEY, Okla. – It’s the Oklahoma Standard: Coming together and giving friends, neighbors, even strangers a helping hand when they need it. Some people do it by pulling over to help someone broken down on the side of the road, while others lend a few bucks here and there. There’s more than one way to live up to that tall order. One guy who’s doing it is Greg Manning in Pauls Valley. He proves every day that the Oklahoma […]

  • Tuttle residents tired of noisy neighbor

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  • Love Like Jesus: Oklahoma woman works tirelessly to help city’s homeless

    OKLAHOMA CITY – “When we see her pull up, we know we’re going eat,” a homeless man in southwest Oklahoma City told News 4. “We know that.” That’s the tough reality for the homeless people Karen Monahan helps nearly every day. If she didn’t get up each day, pack food and pass it out to those who need it, some people on the street would go hungry. Taking care of the homeless can be a thankless job that never ends. […]

  • Carjacking suspect takes victim on wild ride

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A bizarre carjacking raised more questions than answers overnight Sunday. Police say they received a call just after 3 a.m. Sunday that a man had carjacked a truck right out from a Mustang man’s hands at NW 39th and Penn in Oklahoma City. The victim says he was getting into his truck after leaving an event when another man came up from behind and said something that the victim didn’t understand. The victim says that’s when he […]

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