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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Komen 3Day (Robbie Owens - CBS11)

Mom Walks Komen 3Day With Son She Carried While Undergoing Chemo

As the Komen 3Day Walk sweeps across North Texas this weekend, there is a story for every step of of the walkers’ 60-mile journey.


Students crossing outside Wimbish Elementary in Arlington (Robbie Owens - CBS11)

More Safety Worries For Arlington School Community

Parents say a school zone on Randol Mill would perhaps slow and refocus distracted drivers.


Andre Montano, 11 yr-old blind pianist. (credit:cbsdfw)

Trilingual, Blind Child With Cerebral Palsy Wows With Piano Skills

The fact that he was born blind, and with cerebral palsy, only adds to the respect for his talent.

CBS 11–11/02/2016

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Halloween Heat A Nice Treat For Many

In downtown Cedar Hill, the thermometer rose along with the decorations. Still, organizers of the city’s annual Scare on the Square said they’ve got a plan.


edible bugs (CBS11)

Edible Bugs Become Local Entrepreneur’s Bread & Butter

Anything scary, gory and gross is in big demand during this time of the year. Now, add bugs to that list. Edible ones.


Southeast Oak Cliff Save A Lot store. (credit:CBSDFW)

Southeast Oak Cliff Community Hungry For A New Store

The area has gone without a major grocery store nearby for years – earning it a ‘food desert’ designation from the USDA.

CBS 11–10/27/2016

Juan Carlos Velasquez

Driver In Laudromat Parking Lot Crash: Apology & Plea for Forgiveness

Velasquez insisted there was never any intent to harm. He blames the fatal crash on the SUV’s thick floor mat.


The shadows of children are cast on a brick wall. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

CASA Still In Need Of Volunteers

According to LaValle, on average 5 children are removed from dangerous homes in Dallas county every day.

CBS 11–10/12/2016

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Latest Blue Bell Recall Testing Customer Loyalty

Throughout the day, CBS11 watched as customers contemplated the gold rimmed treats in grocery store freezers.


Maria Cruz Gonzalez-Cortes, 24

Dallas Mom Killed In Laundromat Parking Lot Crash

Shock. Sadness. And calls for change. In Dallas, an Oak Cliff community struggles with strong emotions after a young mother is killed after stepping away from a laundromat.


Texas/OU weekend (Robbie Owens - CBS11)

Fans Pack Dallas For Texas/OU Weekend

No National Championship implications this year as both teams have already lost two games, but there are always major bragging rights on the line.


In this NOAA handout image, taken by the GOES satellite at 1620 UTC shows Hurricane Matthew in the Caribbean Sea heading towards Jamacia, Haiti and Cuba on October 3, 2016.  (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

North Texans In Florida Scrambling To Avoid Matthew

The rush to get out of Hurricane Matthew’s way is being felt in North Texas with a mixture of relief and disappointment.




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