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.
“I’m back there in the catching gear. It’s so hot. Like, crazy hot,” says Jaryn Nelson– who then quickly reiterates that she loves it. “I live for it.”
When the temps outside hit triple digits, hanging out inside an ice house has to be about the coolest job around, but business right now is red hot.
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Dallas Police are searching for the mother of a newborn who was found on the ground next to a dumpster.
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