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Nigel Robertson Biography
Nigel Robertson is an American reporter and anchor currently working as an anchor for WYFF News 4 but he joined WYFF News 4 in December 1999 as a reporter working the night shift for the late news. In 2016, Nigel was one of three Hearst Television reporters chosen to cover the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He also helped create and organize the annual Greenville Polo Classic which funds the Neurological Institute.
Nigel Robertson Age
Robertson’s information about the exact date of birth is not yet confirmed.
Nigel Robertson Education
Nigel attended and graduated from Bowling Green State University where he studied Communications, TV, Government, and Business.
Nigel Robertson Wife
Nigel is married to his beautiful wife Tricia. When he is not working, Nigel can be found in a church, in the kitchen cooking, spending time with his friends or reading any Financial Magazine he can get his hands on.
Nigel Robertson Children
Nigel and his wife Tricia have three children, Ethan, Noah, and Landon. Nigel and his Tricia are proud parents of three little boys and a German Shepherd named “Cooper”.
Nigel Robertson Career
Nigel’s professional career began at WTVG, the ABC affiliate in Toledo, Ohio. There, he worked as an assistant producer and weekend assignment editor, learning the ropes behind the camera. His next move was to WCJB in Gainesville, Fla., where he worked as a one-man band reporter from their Ocala bureau.
Then in 1999, he joined WYFF 4 and began making his mark in the Upstate. In 2005, Nigel won an Emmy award for “Specialty Reporting”, taking the viewer inside Marine Boot camp. He has also been recognized by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences with Emmy nominations for “Business” and “Spot News Reporting”.
Nigel has gotten the chance to bring our viewers many exclusive interviews. He is one of only a few journalists in the world to be granted a duel sit down interview with former President Barack and Michelle Obama.
In 2016, Nigel was one of three Hearst Television reporters chosen to cover the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. For just over 3 weeks he covered the games, interviewed athletes, and showed viewers from almost 30 television stations around the country some of the city’s most breathtaking and iconic spots. His coverage was so well received by Hearst stations across the country that he was also chosen to represent the company as a member of the 2018 Olympic team covering the Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.
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After his Father was diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) in 2011, Nigel made it his mission to advance care for people all over the state of South Carolina with Neurological Disorders. He teamed up with the Greenville Hospital System to create the state’s first Neurological Institute helping patients with ALS, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s and other related diseases. As part of a team, he also helped create and organize the annual Greenville Polo Classic which funds the Neurological Institute.