Robbie Owens

Robbie Owens

Robbie grew up in northeast Texas, in a tiny town where her family’s history spans six generations.

After working in the business world for several years, Robbie received a Masters of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School. She completed her graduate work with a 4.0 GPA, earning her the school’s highest honor – the Harrington Award.

After graduate school, Robbie moved back to Texas where she began her career at KWTX-TV in Waco. Robbie later worked in Austin as an Education Reporter at KVUE-TV.

After a brief stop in Kansas, she returned to Dallas where she worked briefly at a local station before roaming the state with the News of Texas.

In her spare time, Robbie enjoys refinishing antique furniture and spending family time with her husband and daughter.

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DPD Officers Work Mental Muscles With ‘Brain Training’

It’s being called the next frontier of fitness: brain health.

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Some Constituents Stand Behind John Wiley Price As His Trial Gets Underway

As the long awaited corruption trial of Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price gets underway, his constituents remain fiercely loyal—and vocal in their support.

CBS 11–02/21/2017

Students protest immigration reform outside Bryan Adams High School in Dallas. (credit: Chopper11)

Dallas, Irving School Superintendents Warn Against Further Walkouts

As the angst and anger of present day national politics spills over into the schools, local leaders have had enough.

02/20/2017

Dallas ISD third-graders start business. (CBS11)

Dallas ISD’s Third Grade Entrepreneurs Raking In The Cash

Successful businesses are rarely games of chance — unless of course, you’re talking of the third grade creation “Turkey Math.”

02/17/2017

North Garland High School (CBS11)

North Garland HS Administrator Accused Of Touching Student Inappropriately

Police and school investigations are underway in Garland after a student at North Garland High accuses an administrator of touching her inappropriately.

02/16/2017

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Dallas County & City Leaders Propose Partnership To Fight Homelessness

A proposed partnership between the City of Dallas and Dallas County looks to provide more oversight for spending on homelessness.

02/15/2017

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Six Figures, No Suits! The Blue Collar Careers Now Raking In The Cash

Local education and economic experts say so much emphasis has been placed on four-year college degrees in recent years, that skilled trades have been overlooked.

02/13/2017

At 86, Leo Lee needs no prompting to recite the promise that he’s made so many, many times: “On my honor, I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country, obey the Scout law, help other people at all times … to keep myself physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight.”

86-Year-Old Eagle Scout Reflects On Lifetime Of Commitment

At 86, Leo Lee needs no prompting to recite the promise that he’s made so many, many times.

02/08/2017

Crowd at Dallas Animal Services looking to adopt pets (Robbie Owens - CBS11)

Free Pet Adoptions After Dallas Shelter Filled

Since October, animal services officers have captured on average 1,000 animals a month and those animals have got to go somewhere.

02/07/2017

'oral' deaf education (CBS11)

‘Oral’ Deaf Education: Learning Success For The Hearing Impaired

A unique program offered at Sudie Williams Elementary in Dallas helps hearing impaired students overcome obstacles to getting there.

02/06/2017

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Marcus High School Students Save Their Teacher’s Life

A pep rally at Flower Mound’s Marcus High School today celebrated the biggest of wins: a life saved.

02/03/2017

The Music Factory under construction (Robbie Owens - CBS11)

Music Factory At Las Colinas Set To Open By Labor Day

CBS 11 went on a hard hat tour of the facility still under construction.

02/02/2017

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