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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Joyriders End Up Saving The Day For Stuck Big Rig

At Loop 12 and Keeneland Parkway, ice got the upper hand on an 18-wheeler.

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Prevention vs. Punitive: Addressing DISD’s Discipline Gap

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter DALLAS (CBS 11 NEWS) – A recent study found that African American students in Dallas Independent School District secondary schools are more than twice as likely to be suspended for discipline issues […]

CBS 11–03/03/2015

Ryan Anthony during his chemotherapy maintenance treatments. (credit: Baylor Scott & White Health)

Legends Join DSO Principal Trumpeter For “Cancer Blows” Concert

As a 7-year-old, Ryan Anthony picked up the trumpet to be like his grandpa. Decades later, that love of music may very well have helped save the Dallas Symphony Orchestra trumpeter’s life.

CBS 11–03/02/2015

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Tow Trucks Staying Busy In Snowy Weather

When the roads are a mess and accident counts are up, it’s big business for tow truck companies.

02/27/2015

Emily Thompson wipes tears after her big band surprise. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

McKinney Girl Battling Cancer Gets Surprise Concert

A quick, late afternoon car trip turned into a wonderful surprise for a 12-year-old McKinney girl battling cancer.

CBS 11–02/26/2015

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Closed Schools & Daycare Centers Leave Some Texas Parents Frazzled

In a matter of a few hours, North Texas will be under a second Winter Storm Advisory this week. Now, some frazzled parents are left wondering what to do if school lets out for another day.

CBSDFW.COM–02/24/2015

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Mesquite Offers Day Camp On Bad Weather Days

Kids in Mesquite ISD have fun when school is closed.

CBS 11–02/24/2015

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Man Braves Ice & Cold, Rides To Work On Bike

On a wet, raw day with wind chills in the teens, at first we couldn’t believe our eyes.

02/23/2015

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College Women Learn How To Repel Virtual Aggressor

Students first learn assertiveness skills. Then those skills are tested during a real time ‘virtual reality’ session.

02/20/2015

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Education History Preserved – Thanks To One North Texan

By the time Raymond George of Weatherford became obsessed with the future of his childhood school—it had already fallen on hard times. But, the Mt. Pleasant Colored School still had lessons to teach.

CBS 11–02/19/2015

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Investigator: Space Heaters Possible Cause Of Deadly Fire

One person was killed and two others were injured, including a child, after fire swept through a mobile home in northern Wise County early Wednesday morning.

02/18/2015

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Road Rage Suspect May Be Connected To Murder Of Arlington Teen

A gunman opens fire on a car in Mansfield, with a child inside. The suspect is in custody on other charges and may be connected to the murder of Arlington teenager Carl Wilson.

CBS 11–02/06/2015

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