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.
Sixty years ago today, black students attempting to integrate Mansfield High were turned away.
Districts of Innovation. If you haven’t heard the new education buzz-words yet, chances are you will.
This time last year, Willie Curtis King, Jr. had no home. He was a card-carrying member of the angry, hard-to-help homeless, existing on the kindness of those at the MLK Community Center.
Amid a nationwide push to get more students interested in STEM—Science, Technology, Engineering and Math—a North Texas school district is doing more than tweaking the curriculum.
Heads up, commuters! The dreaded remake of the Downtown Dallas traffic mess once called the ‘mixmaster’ is on the downside.
News that San Antonio-based HEB had purchased a half dozen existing grocery stores in North Texas had fans buzzing.
Police confirmed a 9-year-old was riding in a vehicle that was sprayed with bullets and taken to Dallas Children’s Medical Center in good condition.
With little more than a week remaining before the new school year begins, DISD staffers are taking to the pavement in an all-out push to fill empty seats in the district’s Pre-K and three-year-old early childhood program.
As detectives released surveillance video Wednesday of the suspect’s vehicle– as well as a sketch– the victim’s family is pleading for someone who recognizes him to come forward.
According to DISD, six of seven campuses labeled ‘Improvement Required’ are expected to come off the low performing list.
Young, educated and flush with options, college professor Baranda Fermin could have bought a home anywhere but she chose South Dallas.
Next the Dallas City Council takes up the matter in September.