Amy Robach serves as the Saturday TODAY anchor and as a national correspondent for Nightly News and TODAY.
Robach joined MSNBC in September of 2003 as a daytime anchor. During her time there, she has anchored coverage of major news events including the war in Iraq, Hurricane Katrina, and the 2004 presidential election. Robach traveled to Washington, D.C. to cover both President Bush's second inauguration and the funeral of President Ronald Reagan.
In July 2007, Robach began anchoring Weekend TODAY. In addition to anchoring the Saturday edition of TODAY, Robach also serves as a national correspondent for NBC Nightly News and TODAY.
Robach previously served as the early morning and noon anchor for WTTG-TV in Washington, D.C. While in Washington, she covered the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq with live reports from the Pentagon. In addition, Robach covered was part of the Edward R. Murrow award-winning newscast on the serial sniper attacks that paralyzed the area for three weeks.
Prior to that, she was a weekend anchor and general assignment reporter for WCBD-TV in Charleston, S.C. During her four years there, Robach covered Hurricanes Bertha and Bonnie, and traveled to Honduras to report on the U.S. relief efforts following Hurricane Mitch. She also reported extensively reported on the first women to ever attend and graduate from the Citadel. In addition, Robach covered the series of Ku Klux Klan-incited church burnings in the state and the criminal and civil trials that ensued.
Robach began her career in broadcast journalism in Athens, Ga, where she was first an anchor at WUOG-FM, and later interned at WNGM-TV. She has received several local news awards, and was also named one of The Most Powerful People in Washington D.C. by Regardie's Power Magazine in September 2000.
Robach graduated from the University of Georgia with honors, and received a bachelor of arts in journalism. She is married to actor Andrew Shue and has two daughters.