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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Florida Shooting Puts Parents In Tough Spot… Again

It has become a sad reality in America: no place is sacred, no place is safe, when evil is armed.

02/15/2018

Duncanville Police Appeal For Witnesses In Pappadeaux Shooting

Witness describes chaos after gunman opens fire just outside restaurant doors.

02/14/2018

Plano Police Chase Ends In Richardson After Suspects Crash

The high-speed chase ended on the southbound service road of Central Expressway, between Campbell Road and Collins Blvd.

02/13/2018

Cedar Hill ISD: Great AP Scores? Get Cash!

Paying for grades? It’s a big `no way’ in many households; but, the Cedar Hill school district is launching a plan to reward students who excel in AP classes– and they’re doing it with cash.

02/09/2018

Home Insurance Sticker Shock: Double-Digit Premium Hikes Become Common

You may want to look closely at your home insurance renewal notice. Insurance agents said that double-digit rate increases are becoming more common.

02/08/2018

Computer Virus Disrupts City Of Dallas Systems For Second Day

Users looking to access online library searches, or pay tickets online were greeted with a frustrating message: technical difficulties.

02/06/2018

Dow’s Record Drop: Who Should Worry But Probably Won’t

The Dow Jones Industrial Average had its biggest single day point decline in its history– at one point down 1,500 points.

02/05/2018

‘Go Red For Women’ Raises Awareness & Sends A Warning

The annual effort from the American Heart Association aims to raise awareness and dispel the myth that women need not worry.

02/02/2018

15 Years Since Columbia Disaster UT Arlington Remembers Kalpana Chawla: One Of Their Own

Fifteen years ago today, the space shuttle Columbia exploded over Texas. All seven astronauts on board were killed, including one with ties to North Texas.

02/01/2018

Wildfire Risk Remains High In North Texas

Johnson County on Wednesday became the most recent North Texas county to implement burn bans to try and limit the risk.

01/31/2018

Mom Who Jumped From RV To Escape Abuser Shares New Miracle

“Domestic violence is real,” says Price. “This is real. If you have somebody who’s beating on you, or hitting on you, it’s not gonna stop.”

01/30/2018

Deadline Approaching For Dallas County Promise Free Tuition Offer

The effort, funded by the Dallas County Community College Foundation, is part of a big picture plan to continue growing an educated workforce.

01/29/2018

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