Robin Meade was born on April 21 1969 in New London, Ohio. Her birth name is Robin Michelle Meade. Meade studied at New London High School and was graduated from there. She also have joined Malone University and Ashland University majoring in programming, radio/TV production and performance and minored in political science. In 1991 she graduated majoring in programming and performance. She also became Miss Ohio in 1992 and was the semi-finalist of Miss America pageant.
She started her broadcasting career working at WMFD-TV located in Mansfield, Ohio as a reporter. She then worked at WCMH-TV in Columbus, Ohio as an anchor. Late she worked as an anchor at WJW-TV in Cleveland. She then and a morning news anchor got the job working for WSVN-TV in Miami, Florida in the show Today in Florida. She also worked there as a health reporter and station’s noon anchor. She then worked at NBC Chicago affiliate WMAQ-TV as a morning newscast anchor. She there also served as general assignment correspondent and a co-anchor of the weekend newscast for the station.
While working with the NBC affiliate she was able to cover 1996 Olympics game. She specially reported the Centennial Olympic Park bombing. After working there she joined HLN which then was known as CNN Headline News. In 2003 she covered the Operation Iraqi Freedom and also anchored the network’s coverage of Operation Enduring Freedom in the beginning of the spring of the same year. On September 11 2001 she had her first day on-air at HLN. Along with Bob Van Dillen, Ryan Smith, Carlos Diaz and Jennifer Westhoven on weekend mornings she hosted Morning Express with Robin Meade on HLN.
She is also the author of the book titled as Morning Sunshine!: How to Radiate Confidence and Feel It Too. The book officially released on September 10 2009. The book mainly referred non-fiction/ motivational/ inspirational/ how-to/ autobiographical book which debuted on no. 12. With Dr. Phil McGraw, Suze Orman and Dr. Mehmet Oz she hosted Oprah Winfrey Network show Ask Oprah’s All Stars.
She also have released a country music album name Brand New Day on June 21 2011. She also released a single titled as Dirty Laundry to country radio. In Making Music magazine she was the cover issue of January/ February 2011. She even had her article about her experiences with recreational music. As a part of NASCAR Sprint Cup pre-race activities she sang Star Spangled Banner for 2012 Coke Zero 400 and also 2013 Coca-Cola 600.
Meade was awarded with Emmy Award for covering 1995 collision between a school bus and a train in Fox River Grove, Illinois which killed seven and 24 teenagers were injured.She also won another Emmy Award for reporting on how to decrease chances of injury in survivable plane crashes. Playboy.com also voted her as the Sexiest Newscaster in 2004 during the online poll where she got 40% of the vote i.e. about 16145 over 40380. She have also won Ashland University’s Young Alumnus Award.
Other facts and Net Worth
On November 6 1993 she got married to Tim Yeager. She is the active user of twitter. Her official twitter account name is @RobinMeade. She also have her own official site www.robinmeadeofficial.com. Her net worth is $4.5 million and her annual salary is $750 thousand per year.
Last modified: January 27, 2015
Published on: January 27, 2015
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