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Chris Roberts

Chris Roberts was an arts and culture reporter for MPR News from 1989- 2015. He worked as a reporter, producer and host since 1989. From 1999 to 2003, Roberts created and hosted MPR's weekly arts program, "Word of Mouth," hosted The Current's "The Local Show," a weekly hour long program devoted to local music. Roberts has received numerous regional and national honors for his work, including awards from the Minnesota Music Academy, the National Association of Black Journalists, Public Radio News Directors Association, Unity Awards, and American Women in Television and Radio. Chris has a B.A. In English from the University of Michigan.

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