Thomas Roberts, a news anchor for MSNBC who grew up in Towson, is marrying Patrick D. Abner, his partner of 12 years, at a ceremony today in New York City.
Roberts, who is 39, is a graduate of Calvert Hall College High School and McDaniel College in Westminster.
The ceremony was scheduled for the Gansevoort Park Avenue Hotel, according to his publicist, Pete Sanders. Gavin Newsom, former mayor of San Francisco and current Lieutenant Governor of California, officiated.
Roberts was previously was seen on CNN and Entertainment Tonight and Insider.
His parents are Rob and Michelle Roberts who lives in Towson. His partner, Patrick Abner, works for the pharmaceutical firm Merck.
Roberts has been in broadcast journalism for many years and has worked in Lincoln, Neb. and in San Diego. He was a Fox affiliate news anchor and investigative reporter in Fort Myers, Fla. and a co-anchor of an afternoon newscast for a NBC affiliate in Portsmouth, Va.