Emma is an only child, the daughter of Andrew and Susan Crosby. They are both now retired but her father worked for Sainsbury's supermarket and her mother for a Marks & Spencer store.
Emma helped GMTV to achieve six million viewers within three weeks of joining the show, during the snowstorms of February 2009.
Before Emma joined CNBC she spent a short time on the ill-fated Money Channel
Emma has interviewed celebrities and figures from the Arts and presented live from the Lawrence Olivier Awards.
Steve Dixon, a former colleague of Emma's at Sky News, said of her that during Sunrise on a Saturday morning, the minute the canteen was open we would be in there and during ad breaks we would dive into sausage and egg under the desk.
Emma was on-air during the terrorist attack on Glasgow Airport in June 2007. This enabled Sky News to get a Bafta for its coverage of this incident.
Emma's mentor is the journalist Maria Bartiromo.
Emma's favourite things about her job at GMTV are the variety of news and features that are covered and the studio guests.
Emma's desert island media would be Sky News, the Radio 1 Chart Show and her BlackBerry to download news digests.
She would most like to work with CNN anchorman Anderson Cooper.
In February 2009 Emma chased off burglars from her neighbour's apartment while dressed in just her pyjamas.
Emma married Tom Robinson in 2008.
Emma's hobbies are yoga and skiing.
Emma lives in London.
Emma was a newsreader at London's Radio News Direct and LCBC in 1999.
Emma studied at Leeds University where she got a 2:1 and then went on to the University of Cardiff's School of Journalism.
Emma: At one point I was a desk assistant on Channel 4 News opening Jon Snow's mail, although I don't expect he remembers me.
Emma: One of my main concerns was how I was going to talk to these A-list celebrities without being overawed by them. I am interviewing Michelle Pfeiffer today, and worry that I am going to say, "Oh gosh, you are so amazing."
(About her most difficult story to date.)
Emma: Doing live broadcasts for Sky News when the Northern Rock story broke. It was a Sunday and I had to borrow wellies, a rain coat and dry socks from colleagues as we broadcast until midnight in the freezing cold.
Emma: In my third year at university I took an internship at ITN, which really opened my eyes to the world of journalism. I loved every minute of it. From that moment, I knew that I wanted to be a journalist.