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.
As students head back to class, child advocates are encouraging parents to put a plan in place to make sure they are safe and engaged once the school day ends.
As the new school year gets underway in Cedar Hill, district leaders are also trying out a new company to get students to and from school.
After decades of finger pricks, insulin shots– and some scary close calls– Lori Fulps is getting a new lease on life.
Making the world safer for children is the ultimate goal of a decades old conference in downtown Dallas this week.
As the new school year arrives many parents are buying school supplies and making plans to meet their child’s teacher, but what if the teacher came to you?
Experts advise working to conserve energy as a sure fire way to hold on to more cash.
As part of the run-up to the new school year, DISD today is highlighting its 23 early college high schools.
Testimony Begins In Dallas Mom’s Murder: Defense Attorneys Claim Marisol Espinosa’s Death Was Accidental
Testimony resumes Thursday morning in the trial of a Dallas man accused of murdering his estranged girlfriend before fleeing to Mexico.
“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.
Doctors at UT-Southwestern’s O’Donnell Brain Institute have detected what they believe are changes in a single molecule that could act as the starting point for the deadly, memory-stealing disease.
7-Eleven, on this eleventh day of the seventh month, celebrated the chain’s 91st birthday with its annual Free Slurpee Day.
Turning potential into progress. It’s been the goal of the Upward Bound program for more than half a century, giving smart, first-generation students the support they need to not just dream about college — but, to get there.
A Dallas-based company is using technology to revolutionize organic farming.
Ronnie Bell, 57, was put on life support after he was attacked by a neighbor’s dogs earlier this month.
Dallas Police are searching for the mother of a newborn who was found on the ground next to a dumpster.
Lured by the promise of jobs and opportunities, or escape from persecution, immigrants from around the world are eager to come to America. But, getting here — legal or not — is no easy task.
The image of a crying child — captured by photographer John Moore — seems to have pushed the nation’s conscience a tear too far. Others of children in cages and tent cities have moved many Americans to outrage and now — action.
Building good relationships — with realtors. It’s how Cedar Hill school officials are working to counter the often negative perception of public schools.
“It’s horrible,” says Dallas therapist Ashley Berges. “This is almost like a wartime experience.”
Once a South Oak Cliff economic engine, the nearly empty mall has been running on fumes for years.
“I’m not doing this for the money,” says Erica Wilkins. “I’m not doing this to get rich… I’m doing this to make a change.”
On the 70th anniversary of the day that women were officially allowed into the military, Texas became the first state in the nation to honor female veterans.
Four women reported being touched inappropriately at the park near Mid-Cities and North Industrial.
Police announced Crime Stoppers is offering a $5,000 reward for information.
The scorching Texas summer appears determined to make an early appearance: and many of those searching for a place to keep cool have few options. The public libraries have long been an ally.
“You have to fund it,” says Rena Honea, a veteran educator and President of AllianceAFT, a DISD teacher’s union. “You cannot expect our school districts to do more and more with less and less.”
The move follows a racially-charged incident caught on camera in Philadelphia last month that the company’s executive chairman has called “reprehensible.”
The game simulates a school shooting.
Hot and getting hotter. Yes, those words could describe the weather in North Texas — but, they also apply to the housing market heading into summer.
The best in DISD’s inaugural competition squared off Thursday.
A North Texas attorney has issued a formal apology after accusing a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper of sexually assaulting his female client.
A Texas DPS trooper is now dealing with death threats after a suspect accused a colleague with the same name of sexual assault during a weekend arrest. Never mind that it was all a bogus claim.
One question will likely be answered Tuesday evening that’s not on the May primary ballot: the impact of controversy and national criticism of two local candidates.
It’s called ‘swatting’ and police in Arlington are spreading the word and a warning after a family there was targeted.
A woman testified she was raped by her Uber driver Talal Chammout. An attack she freely admits she doesn’t fully remember.
JPMorgan Chase is donating $3 million to help prepare Dallas County students for high demand careers.
A former dropout will graduate at the top of her high school class and head to college in May. But none of that would have happened without the stand-in mom that refused to give up on her.
Electricity customers are being urged to lock in their rates now.
The district plans to open an all-boys pre-Kindergarten through second grade school in the Fall.