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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Frisco

Frisco Development Booming, City’s Population 150K+

It’s been said that ‘location’ puts the ‘prime’ in prime real estate, and there’s no area hotter in North Texas right now than the 91 acre Frisco development that will be home to the Dallas Cowboys’ new training facility.

07/27/2016

Preparations continue for Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center on July 24, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

DNC Data Breach A Sign Cyber Crime Is Here To Stay

While Democratic leaders scramble to move past a politically embarrassing Democratic National Committee email hack, the scandal has left other citizens wondering if anything is safe online: and the answer from North Texas experts is a resounding, sobering ‘no.’

07/26/2016

St. John the Apostle Catholic Church (Robie Owens - CBS11)

Church Volunteer Accused Of Abuse

North Richland Hills Police are investigating allegations of child sexual abuse at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church.

07/25/2016

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Coloring For Comfort

Baylor Scott & White in Plano helps employees alleviate stress by coloring.

07/18/2016

Outside officer memorial service (CBS11)

Crowd Gathers Outside Meyerson In Search Of Comfort, To Show Support

“I just wanted to come down here and pay my respects to the policeman that got shot,” said Stephen Fuqua.

07/12/2016

Mark Hughes (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

North Texas Man Cleared In Ambush Gets Death Threats

Mark Hughes remembers what his life was like before the police officer ambush in Dallas. “You googled my name, it was a soccer player,” he said. “You google my name now, I’m a suspect.”

07/08/2016

Amanda Cordle of Irving

White Mother Speaks About Fear Of Raising A Black Son

Fatal police shootings have become a familiar flashpoint—ripping away the façade of a nation tending its racial wounds.

07/07/2016

baby seat - car seat

Kids In Hot Cars: Risks And Worries Of Saving Them

In spite of repeated warnings, parents are still leaving children unattended in hot cars… and experts say it’s just a matter of time before another child dies.

07/05/2016

Burger's Lake (Robbie Owens - CBS11)

Burger’s Lake Serving Up Sunshine, Nostalgia For Generations

Tucked away in a wooded corner of Tarrant County not far from Lake Worth, Burger’s Lake is a spring fed, sandy bottom slice of yesterday that’s been serving up memories since 1929.

07/04/2016

water park (CBS11)

Hot Holiday Weekend Comes With Warning

Sunburn is uncomfortable; but, skin cancer kills.

06/30/2016

Alzheimer's research (CBS11)

North Texas Researchers Working On Alzheimer’s Cure

As the nation mourns the passing of legendary basketball coach Pat Summitt, experts say her very public battle with Alzheimer’s continues to raise awareness and therefore support for funding in the fight for a cure.

06/29/2016

DART bus stop.  Location of deadly hit-and-run in Oak Cliff. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Deadly Hit-And-Run Has Oak Cliff Community Calling For Changes

“It didn’t have to happen,” insisted an irate Yolanda Hall. “Why the city won’t come in and do something about this?”

06/21/2016

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