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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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Farmersville vandalism (Robbie Owens - CBS11)

Farmersville Teens Accused Of Vandalism Spree

Thousands of dollars of damage could lead to felony charges.

12/21/2016

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Allergy Misery Going Around; So Bad, Feels Like The Flu

If you’re not sniffling, sneezing and miserable. Just give it time. The Cedar is blooming in North Texas and doctors say between that and an uptick in viral infections, it seems that just about everybody’s got something.

12/20/2016

DISD early college acceptance students with Robbie Owens (Robbie Owens - CBS11)

DISD Seniors Receive Early Acceptance To Top Universities

You could say that success is expected at DISD’s School of Science and Engineering, one of six high performing magnet schools housed at the Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center.

12/14/2016

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Homeless Cottages Filling Up In Dallas

The cottage residents near downtown Dallas are appreciating the comforts of home and the responsibilities.

12/12/2016

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Special Needs Families Ask For Patience During The Holidays

A simple plea on behalf of those families who already have enough to deal with: try gifting them with some compassion, patience, and perhaps a sincere smile.

12/09/2016

Governor Greg Abbott selected Faith Johnson from 11 candidates for the position left by out going DA Susan Hawk. (credit: CBS 11 )

New Dallas Co. DA Hits The Ground Running

Faith Johnson, a former chief felony prosecutor and state district judge, today met with her transition team, and is already making plans, making changes, and acknowledging the challenges ahead.

12/07/2016

New basketball court in South Dallas (CBS11)

Lieberman Building Bridges With Basketball

Children in Dallas will soon have more places to play a quick game of hoops, thanks to Hall of Fame basketball star Nancy Lieberman.

12/06/2016

The Rees-Jones Center for Foster Care Excellence celebrated its grand opening at Children’s Health in Dallas (CBS11)

New Foster Care Center Looks To Limit Lifetime Impact Of Abuse

The Rees-Jones Center for Foster Care Excellence celebrated its grand opening at Children’s Health in Dallas Monday to the delight of foster parents like Bernice Jackson.

12/05/2016

Children's Hospital parade (undated - CBS11)

Children’s Parade Canceled; Hotel & Guests Find Silver Lining

For the second time in four years, the Children’s Medical Center Parade scheduled for Saturday has been canceled.

12/02/2016

classroom (CBS11)

North Texas Public Schools Highlighting Successes To Hold On To Students

Across North Texas, public schools are staging exhibits and showcases to lure back students who now have tuition free options outside of their local schools.

12/01/2016

Ecstasy tablets with a distinctive logo. (credit: Ross Land/Getty Images)

Turning Ecstasy Into Potential Treatment For PTSD?

If researchers have their way, the illegal, highly addictive party drug known as Ecstasy could become a treatment option for PTSD, post traumatic stress disorder.

11/30/2016

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DeSoto Cancels Holiday Parade For Football Game

The high school team has a big playoff game Saturday. So city leaders in the Southern Dallas County suburb decided the holiday parade, also scheduled for Saturday, will have to wait.

11/29/2016

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