Co-anchor of ABC’s Good Morning America and cancer survivor, Robin Roberts, will speak about her life and career and her courageous battle with cancer at the annual Methodist Cancer Center Luncheon on December 4, 2015 at the Peabody Hotel. Tickets prices are:
- Prime Seating (Photo with Robin Roberts; one Robin Roberts autographed book; VIP reception; Prime seating) - $500 per person
Prime Table (for 10) - $5,000
- Preferred Seating (VIP reception; Preferred seating) - $250 per person
Preferred Table (for 10) - $2,500
- General Seating - $125 per person
General Table (for 10) - $1,250
Sponsorships are available now. To purchase tickets, click here or call 901-516-0500. Proceeds from this event benefit the West Cancer Center in Memphis, Tennessee.
Robin Roberts has had an illustrious career in broadcasting for more than 20 years. She began her career while in college, went on to anchor tv and radio programs in Atlanta, and became a contributor to ESPN, hosting SportsCenterand contributing to NFL PrimeTime. In 1995, she began contributing to Good Moring America and in 2005, she was named co-anchor of the morning program. Under her leadership, the broadcast has won four Emmy Awards for Outstanding Morning Program. She has conducted interviews with countless newsmakers, musicians, authors, athletes and celebrities and done extensive reporting around the globe.
Roberts was diagnosed with breast cancer in June 2007. Five years later, she was diagnosed with MDS or myelodysplastic syndrome, a disease of the blood and bone marrow once known as pre-leukemia, and underwent a bone marrow transplant. “Robin’s Journey,” Robert’s reports on her MDS journey, inspired hundreds of potential bone marrow donors to register and earned her a George Foster Peabody Award, Gracie Award and CINE Award. She was also recognized with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPY’s in 2013.
In 2014, Roberts was honored with the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, was inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame, and named one of Glamour’s Women of the Year. She has also been on theHollywood Reporter’s New York Power List multiple times. She was voted the “Most Trusted Person on Television” by aReader’s Digest poll in 2013. In September 2014, Roberts launched her new production company, Rock'n Robin Productions, which creates original broadcast and digital programming for ABC and other networks.