Dave Roberts earned his Doctorate in Communication from the University of Oregon in 1981 and established Roberts Research Research in 1985. He also spent many years as a broadcaster including as air personality, programmer, researcher, and as a corporate officer for CBS and RKO Radio. While his research experience began in music radio, he has branched out into many client categories.News & Talk. Roberts Research was the exclusive research firm for the news and talk stations of CBS—including WCBS, WCAU, WBBM, KMOX, KCBS, and KNX—for over 12 years, prior to Infinity. Other news and talk clients include WTOP, KSL, KTAR, KOMO, WFED, WBAP, KABC, federalnewsradio.com, KTRH, KIRO, KCMO, KMBZ, WINZ, WIBC, KCBS-TV News, and the CBS Radio Network. Roberts Research has pioneered unique methods of analyzing this special audience with an eye on making the product accessible to new, younger audiences as they grow into the format.
- Hardware & Home Improvement. Roberts Research has been conducting telephone tracking studies, consumer focus groups, and trade professional groups for California's 84-store Orchard Supply Hardware for 20 years—plus research for the Sears Hardware Stores, McCoy's Building Supplies, and Apex Garden Hose.
Fielding both telephone studies and focus groups requires research partnerships. These U.S.-based partners are carefully vetted and chosen with both quality and value in mind.
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