Robin Meade is a TV news anchor and a very known journalist from the United States. She is the lead news anchor for a long-running morning show.
The show is named after her and is called “Morning Express with Robin Meade”.
Robin is also a former Miss Ohio and this was the event that helped her start her career on the media scene.
She has also started her career in music.
After receiving her crown and receiving huge publicity regarding it, she began broadcasting with local stations and started up her career.
In 2001 she joined HLN and started doing the news which was a big moment for her since it was a dream come true.
Robin is also a winner of a regional Emmy Award which she is very proud of.
In 2011 and 2013 she released her own music, country albums.
Robin was born on April 21st in 1969 in New London, a place located in Ohio, United States, where she spent her childhood.
Her full name is Robin Michelle Meade. Robin’s mother is Sharon Meade and her father is Linro Meade.
She has two siblings, a brother Kevin and a sister Tonda and they get along very well and they are always supportive of one other.
She attended New London High School and graduated from it very successfully. While being there she was a cheerleader and also learned how to play the piano.
She was always very active and liked to dance and sing. She has been interested in learning many instruments but she eventually chose the piano.
She was also a girl scout and love to go outdoors. She especially liked hanging out with her friends.
After he graduated from high school she enrolled the Malone University and also the Ashland University. There she majored in television/radio production and performance and programming and she also got a minor in political science.
She graduated from this in 1991 and a year later she got the title of Miss Ohio and was also a semi-finalist in Miss America pageant in 1993.
She was always interested in becoming a beauty pageant contest or so she decided to try it out that year.
She was very happy to become the winner of the Miss Ohio pageant event because she knew that it would open her the door to other business areas since she became very memorable.
She started her career in broadcasting at a TV station located in the town called Mansfield located in Ohio, where she was a reporter.
After that, she was a reporter and an anchor for WCMH-TV in Columbus, also Ohio and was also working at WJE-TV located in Cleveland.
After that she was a morning news anchor at WSVN-TV in a show titled “Today in Florida” and because of it, she worked in Miami. She was also a health reporter and a noon anchor so she gained more responsible projects.
After that, she worked in Chicago at NBC as WMAQ-TV’s affiliate as a news anchor for the morning newscasts and after that as a co-anchor for the weekend newscasts.
While she was working for NBC she covered the Olympics in 1996 and had a reporting on the Centennial Olympic Park bombing.
After that, she started working for HLN, CNN’s Headline News which was a big accomplishment for her.
She covered Operation Enduring Freedom and also covered the Operation Iraqi freedom that happened in the spring of 2003. She is currently based in Atlanta, at CNN’s headquarters.
On September 11th, 2001 she had her first on-air day while working for HLN.
Robin currently hosts the Morning Express with Robin Meade for HLN along with other reporters.
Robin is also a really good writer and she published her own book. It is called “Morning Sunshine!: How to Radiate Confidence and Feel It Too”.
She released this book in September of 2009. She said that this book is here to motivate and inspire and also has a lot of autobiographical elements to it. At the time of the publising, this book was in 12th place under the section “Advice, How-To, and Miscellaneous” on the New York Times Best Seller list.
She was also a moderator on one of the most famous talk shows in America, Oprah Winfrey’s show which was aired in 2011.
In June the same year, she released a country album called “Brand Nee Day”. The track Dirty Laundry was often on the radios.
She has made a lot of collaborations on her album which performed as her partner in a duo or as guest artists.
These singers were Bo Bice, Kix Brooks, and Sarah Buxton.
As for the album’s production, it was produced by Victoria Shaw, also known as Lady Antebellum. Robin has been one of the co-writers of her songs.
Robin was on the cover of Making Music magazine at the beginning of 2011. She also wrote an article in it about her experience with music and how she developed her sense of it.
She performed her song “Star Spangled Baner” at the NASCAR Sprint Cup before the race started. It was for the 2010 Toyota/Save Mart 350. She did the same for Coke Zero 400 in 2012 and Coca-Cola 600 in 2013 on Memorial Day Weekend. She has received a lot of money for this performance which gave her the opportunity to live a cozier life.
She also had a few roles in a couple of movies. In 2018 she was in Rampage, where she played the role of HLN reporter. This movie directed by Brad Peyton was a huge success and got nominated for a lot of awards. Dwayne The Rock Johnson was the lead actor in the movie.
In 2009 she had a role of herself in an episode of Free Radio.
In 1995 Robin got a regional Emmy Award for her coverage of Fox River Grove bus-train collision from that year.
In 2002 she was listed as Top 20 most popular news personalities for Lycos.
In 2004 she got the title of “Sexiest Newscaster” from Playboy.
In 2005 she got the Young Alumnus Award from Ashland University for her achievements in the field of broadcasting and her skilled writing.
In November of 1993, Robin married Tim Yeager. He is a businessman. They have no children together.
In 2017 Robin talked about how Blake Shelton, a popular country star, is her distant cousin.
She is active on Twitter where she has over 200 k followers. She also has an Instagram account where she posts.
She loves animals and she had two dogs, Reese and Sunny, with her husband. Reese had to be treated with chemotherapy but unfortunately didn’t make it.
In 2009 she jumped out of a plane with President George Bush on live television.
She was also reporting President Obama’s inauguration in 2013 and president Trump’s in 2017.
Robin is involved with a lot of foundations and some of them are “St Jude”, “K9’s for Warriors”, ” “Fisher House Foundation”, “Shoes That Fit”, “Dress For Success,” “Blessings in a Backpack,” and “Camp Southern Ground.”
She loves to DIY things and she made a lot of decorations herself. She is also used to DIYing clothes last minute before she goes on air. She says that this is something that she started to do as a kid and she kept doing it later on in life as well.
Robin spoke about her having panic attacks before going on air and how her book helped her fight with that. She said that for most people it is normal to have these every once in a while, but that you have to fight through them and move on because otherwise, you’re letting them get the best of you.
For 15 years she has a segment called “Salute To Troops”. In this segment, family members give a shout out to their loved ones in the army. She said that she is very connected to those who have served for the country and that she has great respect for them.
Robin’s manager is Charlie Brusco. She says that she has a very good relationship with him and she trusts him very much because they have worked together for a very long time and he has done many things on her behalf as well. Many people thought the two were dating but this was never disclosed by any of them.
She has performed with musicians like Darius Rucker, Richard Marx, Kenny Chesney, David Foster, Don Felder, John Rich The Tenors and Jim Brickman.
She said that her favorite thing about working with these people is that she gets to talk to them and actually share some wisdom about life, as well as learn something new. She is a big lover of philosophy and spirituality as well.
Full name: Robin Michelle Meade
Date of birth: 21 April 1969
Birthplace: New London, Ohio, United States of America
Profession: journalist, TV host
Height: 160 cm
Weight: 54 kg
Net Worth: $8 million