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.
A new report from the Dallas Federal Reserve says just half of the homes sold in Dallas-Fort Worth during the first quarter would be considered ‘affordable’ for median income families— about $61,600.
Pay raises are on the way for Dallas’ first responders. The city council today approved a $3.1 billion dollar spending plan that includes salary increases for both police and firefighters.
When Bill Ruth started having trouble running up hill he went to the doctor and got news he couldn’t fathom.
A neighbor forwarded the ‘thank you’ to Fort Worth police. So when Sammy arrived with Dad after school, he had quite a surprise waiting: the 6-year-old was made an honorary member of the force.
To vaccinate or not? It’s a contentious difference of opinion around North Texas and the nation that some experts say puts public health at risk.
Proposed regulations in Dallas include limiting the structures to a height of 5 feet, there can be only one per yard, and there must be at least 10 feet between the library and the neighbor’s property line.
The City of Dallas has already committed millions to help lure a major grocer to an underserved area in South Dallas. But, until that happens, supporters say the ‘pop-up’ markets meet a critical nee
When most textile manufacturing—comforters, draperies and the like—moved overseas, Larry and Janet Pearson moved Quiltcraft from the design district to South Oak Cliff. And yes, colleagues called them crazy.
Amanda Marquez collapsed during volley practice and went into cardiac arrest Tuesday, August 23rd. A team of Creek Valley staffers immediately came to the 13-year-old’s rescue.
The lawsuits seeks unspecified damages for losses blamed on the blast, medical expenses and pain and suffering.
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.