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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North Texas Nonprofit Helps Veterans Find Next Mission

Organizers say they’re helping veterans create jobs and build new lives.

08/09/2017

Diversity Debate Sparked In Texas After Google Engineer’s Memo

A now widely circulated manifesto questioning the biological fitness of women for STEM careers has the tech world talking — and many women fuming.

CBS 11–08/09/2017

Relief Finally In Sight For Drivers On Interstate 35

The four year $4.8 billion project between Dallas and Denton is on schedule to wrap up this fall.

08/03/2017

Campus Carry Expands To Texas Community Colleges

The new rule is an expansion of the campus carry law that took effect at four year public colleges and universities last year.

08/01/2017

Dallas College Feeding Minds And Bodies

A few years back the college grabbed headlines for turning its football field into a farm, now the harvest is helping the community get healthy.

07/27/2017

Animals Seized In Keller Hits Close To Fort Worth Neighbors’ Fight

The situation resonated with homeowners in Fort Worth who say the elderly woman’s daughter is also hoarding animals in her home.

07/26/2017

North Texan Fighting Brain Cancer Focusing On Life

Dennis Kothmann does algebra for fun—and if you think that makes him strange—consider how he greeted a brain cancer diagnosis last fall.

07/20/2017

New Details In Death Of Dallas 4-Year-Old, Mother’s Boyfriend Charged

Horrific new details are emerging in the death of a 4-year-old Dallas boy and the subsequent arrest of a 27-year-old man.

CBS 11–07/19/2017

North Texas Inventor The Brain Behind ‘Bunch-O-Balloons’

Crowdfunding provided that big break for Josh Malone. He was able to raise $920,000 with a Kickstarter campaign and that caught the attention of toy manufacturers.

07/18/2017

Alzheimer’s Study: Watching Grandchildren Boosts Brain Health

Could watching the grandkids be good for your mental health? For the first time, Australian researchers have found what they believe is a link to improved brain health.

07/14/2017

Racial Reconciliation: Personal Journey Takes Dallas Man Outside Comfort Zone

It all started when the pastor of his Park Cities Baptist Church swapped pulpits with Concord’s Pastor in Oak Cliff.

07/13/2017

Community Of Tiny Homes Would Offer Big Recovery For Addicts

For now, the 23-acre tract of land near Anna in Collin County is covered in wildflowers and prairie grass. But, Shannon White has another crop in mind — hope.

07/12/2017

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