"Brian Roberts is a tremendous asset to the MotorWeek team, keeping all the day-to-day production elements on track so that new episodes can be delivered each week," MotorWeek's creator and host John Davis said in a press release. "As MotorWeek gets ready to launch season 32, Brian's skills will help ensure the road ahead is a smooth one."
Roberts' key responsibilities include managing all business and logistical aspects of the production process; coordinating advance drives of the latest vehicles from all over the world; securing funding for co-productions and ancillary work; and serving as the primary production liaison with PBS and other distribution partners such as Discovery's Velocity and the V-me Spanish language network.
Roberts joined MotorWeek in 1993 and prior to the promotion to his new position, he served as producer for 11 years. He earned a degree in broadcast journalism from Towson University. Roberts is also a member of the International Motor Press Association and the Washington Automotive Press Association.
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