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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The Music Factory under construction (Robbie Owens - CBS11)

Music Factory At Las Colinas Set To Open By Labor Day

CBS 11 went on a hard hat tour of the facility still under construction.

02/02/2017

J.P. Starks Math, Science and Technology Vanguard class (CBS11)

Dallas Kindergarteners Write A Book

Each student in the class wrote a page and then contributed an illustration. Not bad to be able to pad a resume with “published author” at the ripe old age of 5.

01/30/2017

DART trains (CBS11)

Mass Transit Delivering Commuters And Big Economic Impact

A university study is now proving what non-stop construction has long suggested—that DART light rail stations are delivering a big economic impact along with commuters.

01/25/2017

A train runs on a high-speed rail line. (credit: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas City Leaders Making Plans For High Speed Rail

Dallas city leaders Monday got more specific about plans for a high speed rail line linking the City to Houston.

01/23/2017

(credit: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Personal Information Posted Online — And It’s Legal!

It has been well said that there are disturbing things lurking on the world wide web — not all necessarily perverted — but, much that citizens might think was private.

01/20/2017

Detective Jerry Walker (photo credit: OtherRed Photography)

Fallen Little Elm Police Officer Remembered As Being More Than A Badge

“He literally, changed my life,” said Eric Lewis, Jr., of Little Elm.

01/18/2017

Sam Smith, Alishia Smith and daughter Samantha (photo credit: Smith family)

Shooter Charged With Murder Over ‘Door Ding’ In Bedford

In Bedford, a husband and father is dead—another man is charged with his murder. And police say it all started with a dinged door in a shopping center parking lot.

01/17/2017

Save Our Sons MLK Day program in Dallas (CBS11)

Lessons In Life For Middle School Boys At Dallas Conference

Volunteers hosted sessions dealing with drugs, discipline, social media, sexting and respect as the second annual Save Our Sons Conference.

01/16/2017

Mia Manzano, a Solar Prep 2nd grade student, says she's never tried Girl Scout cookies or even heard of scouting until she began attending the school.

One-Of-A-Kind Pilot Brings Girls Scouts Into Dallas School

The cutest sales force in the county is gearing up right now: Girl Scout cookie sales get underway today!

01/13/2017

Baby rhino at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center (Fossil Rim)

Fossil Rim Welcomes Big Baby Boy

There’s a new baby in the house at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center in Glen Rose!

01/12/2017

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Panhandling At The Pump: Customers A Captive Audience

Panhandling at the pump. Drivers say it’s happening all over North Texas—and it’s not just annoying: some say it’s getting dangerous as well.

01/11/2017

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Allergy Alert! Cedar Pollen Is Bad And Now It’s Got Company

A warm, wonderful January day is something of a mixed blessing for those bothered by allergies. And if you think it’s bad now—brace yourself and buy more tissue.

01/10/2017

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