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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Texas Lawmakers Closer To Ending Sanctuary City Protections

A tough new bill targeting sanctuary cities is a step closer to becoming law.

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Jurors Hear Harrowing 911 Calls In Trial For Accused Killer Of 4

The victim’s voices again spoke to jurors today in the trial of a former Mavs ManiAAC dancer accused of going on a two city shooting spree that left four dead and four children injured.

04/25/2017

Former Mavs Maniacs Dancer Pleads Not Guilty By ‘Insanity’ In Shooting Spree

Erbie Bowser, the former Mavs Maniac dancer, claims he was insane when he went on a two-city shooting spree that left three women and a 17-year-old girl dead.

04/24/2017

Dallas ISD Early Learning Center Becomes Model For District

As Dallas school leaders look to expand its early childhood learning options, the recently reopened center at Harllee has become a model for the district – and a “welcome home” for its principal.

04/21/2017

New Marketing Push Aims To Lure More Millennials To North Texas

It’s called “Say YES to Dallas,” and it’s a new nationwide marketing push from the Dallas Regional Chamber to help lure top talent to North Texas.

04/20/2017

Source: 13-Year-Old Arrested After Violent Beating At Dallas School Goes Viral

Sources tell CBS 11 a 13-year-old boy has been arrested after video surfaced of a violent beating in a bathroom stall at T.W. Browne Middle School in Dallas.

04/19/2017

Video Shows Rabbit Being Killed In Maypearl ISD Class

A school district in Ellis County is making changes to an outdoor education class after an online video surfaced showing a student killing a rabbit by slamming it against a metal pole.

04/19/2017

‘Seed Library’ Giving North Texans Healthy Eating Nudge: Check It Out!

Some Dallas Main Library staffers decided to give patrons a little push, by providing free seeds along with information and resources.

04/13/2017

Terrifying Kidnapping Scam Hits North Texas Families

Two ‘fake kidnappings’ were reported at DISD’s Townview magnet last week, prompting the district to send out an alert to warn other families.

04/12/2017

Dallas Tennis Fans Fire First Volley Against Proposed Cuts

It was a social media ‘drop shot’ of sorts: a Facebook post intended to bring Dallas’ tennis community to the net.

04/11/2017

No Cease Fire In War Of Words Over Arlington ‘Sick School’ Complaints

On Thursday night, critics are planning a protest rally at district headquarters at 7:00 p.m. to keep up the pressure on the school board regarding concerns about Nichols Junior High.

04/06/2017

‘The Shacks’ Bringing Big City Cool To The Suburbs

‘Cool’ is coming to the suburbs. A unique eight-acre restaurant concept is set to debut soon in The Colony called ‘The Shacks.’

03/31/2017

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