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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Unforgettable Marathon Finish In Dallas

In videos and pictures that have now been shared thousands of times, 17-year-old Ariana Luterman can be seen helping the eventually women’s winner Chandler Self make it to the BMW Dallas Marathon finish line Sunday.

12/11/2017

Cedar Hill Police Warn Gun Stolen In Rash Of Car Burglaries

A rash of car burglaries in the Cedar Hill Monday night has been made more troubling because the suspect stole a gun.

CBS 11–12/06/2017

Homeless Children Treated To Over-The-Top Holiday Party

In Frisco on Sunday, kids, who most of the year make do with much less, are treated to a party without limits.

12/03/2017

DISD Is Now In The School Bus Business

During a briefing Thursday, Dallas ISD staffers told board trustees the best way to make sure students get to school safely and on time is to run the buses themselves.

11/30/2017

Dallas ISD At-Home Learning Support Helps Parents & Students Succeed

The free program is Dallas ISD’s latest effort to build loyalty among potential parents, help parents get their children ready for school and then build on that success once they begin classes.

11/28/2017

Man At Center Of Parks Mall Shooting Called 911 To Threaten Police

The man Arlington Police say forced an officer to open fire in a crowded shopping mall Sunday wasn’t trouble waiting to happen: William Paul Dodd appears to have been searching for trouble for days.

11/27/2017

Christmas Trees Arriving In North Texas Despite Shortage In Some Areas

Everything from drought to wildfires to the 2008 recession has been blamed.

11/22/2017

South Dallas Seedling Farm To Sprout More Backyard Gardens

A seedling farm debuted Tuesday at the MLK Center that supporters say will bring both jobs and healthy food to an area that struggles with a severe shortage of both.

11/21/2017

North Texas Rape Crisis Centers See Increase In Calls Since Sex Assault Revelations

“It’s been huge,” says Wendy Hanna, Executive Director of The Turning Point, Collin County’s Rape Crisis Center. “Our hotline calls have gone up 30 percent since the same time last year.”

11/20/2017

Sherin Mathews’ Adoptive Mother Moved To Dallas County Jail

Appearing dazed and disheveled, Sini Mathews spoke no words during a morning arraignment on child abandonment or endangerment charges.

11/17/2017

New Roof For Frisco Family Ushers In New Season

A nationwide program gives community members a way to help neighbors that have fallen on hard times.

11/15/2017

UTA Working To Make Robots Become More Human

The research project looks to include input from the departments of education and social work as well in an effort to make the so called ‘social companion’ robots more human.

CBS 11–11/14/2017

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