For nearly 2 decades Bob Frier has been a fixture in the Orlando television market as the main anchor at both the CBS and the FOX affiliate. His versatility on the desk, and in the field, have earned him a reputation as a solid and trustworthy anchor. Stations know they can rely on him to handle breaking news in every arena. He is proven himself adept at everything from politics to the space program and from natural disasters to the national spotlight trials of Casey Anthony and Trayvon Martin.
Before coming to Orlando, Bob honed his breaking news skills on the plains of Oklahoma City where Tornadoes are a looming threat. His field reporting of the F-5 tornado that struck Moore in 1999 helped the station win an Emmy for team coverage.
Bob feels passionate about his responsibility to be a positive force in the community. Today he’s known as much for his works with local charities, as he is for his work on the news. His warmth and humor have made Bob a constant and much sought after host and emcee for charitable events, including Arts Alive, for Seminole County Schools and the Cattle Baron’s Ball, one of Orlando’s biggest charity events. An avid musician and piano player Bob formed his own band and has performed to raise money for local music charities and also at some of the bigger venues in Orlando such as the Hard Rock and the House of Blues.
Now a father to two kids in college and husband to a two-time cancer survivor, Bob is surrounded by a loving family which of course includes their dog, Tucker.
When not doing the news, Bob can either be found on the local links trying to lower his golf score or on the local jogging trail trying to lower his lbs.