Roberts come from a family with journalism background. His mom worked as a personal assistant to your Minister of Parliament and his great grandfather Mr. John H. Roberts was a contentious reformist who worked at a newspaper publisher known as The Ax during the year 1922 to 24. Robertss brother Rob was an editor in Toronto and he was working for a leading and popular paper called The National Post. Besides being a journalist and anchorman, Roberts concentrated in giving his hands to many non-profit organizations and charities also. When Roberts was 18, he became part of Montreals newsroom CKGM Radio and he was expert in covering 1980 Quebec Referendum. Additionally he got the opportunity to interview many popular faces including Rene Levesque. Once after finishing his schoolings, Leslie was instantly named as a medical reporter for CFCF TV during the year 1985 and he worked as a CTV affiliate also. Roberts served at CFCF for more than 12 years time and he got extreme expertise in various sections. Right from hosting the morning shows and having evening talks, his career was so easy and successful. He loved every piece of work he bestowed as a journalist and an anchorman. During the year 1995, Roberts was brought down to Nyc while he served as an anchorman presenting the infotainment show called A CURRENT AFFAIR. After he changed to the Fox News Affiliate in WNYW. After after 3 years time, Roberts turned to CTV Montreal and worked as a fulltime anchorman there. During the year 2000, Leslie became part of Global Quebec and he worked as a news manager as well as served as a co host at night news. Additionally he was a part of the OAB (Ontario Association of Broadcaster) community award. Additionally in the year 2011, Roberts was nominated for the prestigious Gemini Award for his greatest work serving as Canadas Best News Anchor. Quite lately, Roberts and the International team in Toronto won the Best Newscast award from Canadian Screen Awards 2013.