General Assignment Reporter
Joe Roetz, a Emmy-winning journalist joined 7 NEWS in October 2016 from NBC2 Fort Myers where he spent 6 years.
During his time at NBC2, Joe covered a number of stories impacting the community, including Lee County Government’s handling of taxpayer-funded VR Labs, along with student and faculty unrest at Edison State College, and President Barack Obama’s first trip to the Florida Everglades in 2015.
Joe has also multiple Associated Press Awards for his work covering topics like the 2010 State Amendments and then again for his 2012 continuing coverage of the sinking of the U.S.S. Mohawk.
Joe loves to scuba dive, sky dive and run races. He and his wife Mary have two daughters.
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