Joe Roetz is an esteemed journalist from the United States. He has been recognized with an Emmy award for his exceptional contributions. Presently, he holds the position of an anchor at 7 News. Roetz joined 7 News in October 2016, following a successful six-year tenure at NBC2 Fort Myers. Apart from his professional achievements, he possesses a deep interest in thrilling pursuits such as scuba diving, skydiving, and engaging in races.
So, Joe studied at Temple University. After completing, he embarked on his professional journey at WTXF-TV in Philadelphia. Following that, he worked as a reporter at WZBN-TV in Trenton, New Jersey, before he moved on to Syracuse, New York.
Wife and Children of Joe Roetz
However, he is married to a lady by the name of Mary. Together, they are blessed with two children. The first born is Ella who was born on 2nd April 2012. the 2nd born is Vivian who was born on 12th March 2015. However, not much is known about his family and life since he like having his life private.
The career of Joe Roetz
Joe’s passion for the news industry was nurtured during his upbringing in a family. This is because they enjoyed watching news programs. He got his degree from Temple University. Therefore, his professional career started at WTXF-TV in Philadelphia. Later, it led him to work as a reporter at WZBN-TV in Trenton, New Jersey. He then moved to snowy Syracuse, New York, where he spent two years as a Reporter at WTVH and WSTM.
During his time in Syracuse, he covered a wide range of impactful stories within the community. This included investigating the Lee County Government’s handling of taxpayer-funded VR Labs and reporting on student and faculty unrest at Edison State College. In 2015, he covered President Barack Obama’s inaugural visit to the Florida Everglades.
Additionally, he has been recognized with numerous Associated Press Awards for his exceptional work. These awards acknowledged his coverage of topics such as the 2010 State Amendments and the ongoing broadcasting of the sinking of the U.S.S. Mohawk in 2012. Moreover, in 2013 he was part of a team that won a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for their coverage of an underwater art exhibit aboard the sunken U.S.C.G. U.S.S. Mohawk. In 2014, his coverage of a Naples family who relocated to Colorado in search of alternative treatment for their son’s seizures using a marijuana-based liquid earned him an Emmy award.