Rob Desir is one of the most popular and respected names in broadcasting. The journalist’s amiable on-screen presence, extensive contribution to the news industry, and his engaging social media engagement have made him a beloved figure among viewers. He has been an integral part of the Fox 5 team and has covered some major stories, including the George Floyd protests, the 2020 presidential election, and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Currently, he serves as an anchor in the 4 p.m., 6 p.m., and 6:30 p.m. news segments at FOX 5 DC. He also worked as a reporter and anchor at WTVR CBS6 in Richmond, Virginia, as well as a weekday news anchor at WDCW in Washington, D.C.
He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Miami located in Coral Gables, Florida. He began his career as a sports anchor/reporter at WALA in Mobile, Alabama, and has also served as a network correspondent for MLB Network and NFL sideline reporter for FOX Sports.
Despite his immense success in the world of broadcasting, Desir likes to keep his personal life private. Hence, he has not revealed any information about his wife and children. He is an American journalist who was born in Spring Valley, New York but currently calls Miramar, Florida home. He is an avid golfer and has a keen interest in cars. He has a huge number of fans on social media and is extremely active on Facebook and Instagram.