Robin Meade Biography
Robin Meade is an American television news anchor who presently anchors HLN’s “Morning Express with Robin Meade.” She is also a New York Times best-selling book and a singer-songwriter who has released two albums. Meade is a former Miss Ohio who started her career in broadcasting with local stations in her home state. She began working with HLN in 2001. She is the recipient of a regional Emmy Award. In 2011 and 2013, Meade recorded two country music CDs.
Robin Meade CNN | Wikipedia
Meade is the long-running host of HLN’s “Morning Express with Robin Meade,” as well as a New York Times best-selling author and lyricist with two collections to her credit. Robin has been the longest-running anchor of a national morning TV news show, broadcasting from the CNN Center in Atlanta since 2001. Robin anchored and announced at Chicago’s WMAQ, Miami’s WSVN, Columbus’ WCMH, Cleveland’s WJW, and Mansfield’s WMFD before joining CNN Headline News (now HLN).
Robin Meade Career
Meade is the host of HLN’s “Morning Express with Robin Meade,” a New York Times best-selling book, and a singer-songwriter who has released two albums. Robin has been the longest-running anchor of a national morning TV news show, broadcasting from the CNN Center in Atlanta since 2001. Among her famous tasks is live-streaming President George HW Bush jumping out of a perfectly excellent plane, covering President Obama’s (2013) and Trump’s (2017) inaugurations, and hosting “Ask Oprah’s All-Stars” at the mogul’s request to help launch the OWN network (2011). Robin has hosted the Daytime Emmys (2013), CMT’s “Disaster Relief Telethon,” and Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s “Accent Health.” For well over a decade (and counting)
Her New York Times best-selling book, Panic Attacks: A Memoir, recounted her battle with terrible panic attacks. The bestseller “Morning Sunshine! How to Radiate Confidence and Feel It Too” was republished in paperback (2011). Robin anchored and reported for WMAQ in Chicago, WSVN in Miami, WCMH in Columbus, WJW in Cleveland, and WMFD in Mansfield before joining CNN Headline News (now HLN). The Ohio native earned degrees in Political Science and Radio/TV Production Performance & Programming from Ashland University. She received the Young Alumnus Award (2005), was inducted into the Ohio Broadcasters Hall of Fame (2005), and was the recipient of the renowned Gracie Award for Outstanding Anchor (2010), which had previously been granted to Katie Couric.
Robin has performed the anthem in front of millions at Nascar races in Sonoma (2010), Daytona (2012), Talladega, Charlotte (2013), and Atlanta (2016), as well as the NFL’s Atlanta vs. New England game (2013) and Major League Soccer’s Atlanta United (2017). Zac Brown Band, Darius Rucker, Kenny Chesney, Richard Marx, David Foster, Don Felder (Eagles), Jim Brickman, and The Tenors are just a few of the artists she’s worked with. She was a featured guest performer at the Venetian in Las Vegas for a two-week Christmas engagement with “Human Nature,” and received a standing ovation on the Grand Ole Opry. “Ghost of My Christmas Past,” Robin’s holiday original (produced by Kristian Bush), hit #11 on Billboard’s holiday radio charts (2017).
Her duet with Human Nature, “Sleigh Ride,” hit #14. Robin partnered with Kenny Loggins and blues singer Keb’ Mo’ on her album “Count On Me” (2014), which reached #29 on the Billboard 200. Her debut album, “Brand New Day,” was released in 2011 and charted at #24. It includes collaborations with John Rich (Big & Rich) and Billy Dean, among others.
“K9’s for Warriors,” “St Jude,” “Fisher House Foundation,” “Dress For Success,” “Blessings in a Backpack,” “Shoes That Fit,” and “Camp Southern Ground” are just a few of Robin’s favorite causes or foundations. She’s a DIY diva, aspiring mixologist, and a die-hard Buckeyes fan. She and her husband, as well as their three rescue dogs, live in Atlanta, Georgia.
Robin Meade Age
How old is Robin? Meade is 52 years old as of 2021. She was born on 21 April 1969 in New London, Ohio, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the April of 21st every year.
Robin Meade Education
New London High School was Meade’s alma mater. She went on to Malone and Ashland Universities after that. She studied radio and television production, programming, and performing as a major. Meade also studied political science as a minor. Robin earned a bachelor’s degree in programming and performance in 1991.
Robin Meade Nationality | Ethnicity
What ethnicity is Robin? she belongs to white ethnicity/heritage. Robin was born and raised in New London, Ohio, the United States and she holds American nationality and citizenship by birth.
Robin Meade Height | Measurements
Meade stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches. However, details regarding her other body measurements are currently not publicly available. We are keeping updating this information once it is out.
Robin Meade Family | Siblings | Parents
Meade grew up in New London, Ohio, She is the daughter of Linro Meade and Sharon Meade. Robin has a sister named Tonda and a brother Kevin. Meade is the fourth cousin of Blake Shelton.
Robin Meade Husband
She is happily married to Tim Yeager, a lawful administration at the H.E.L.P office. He is also a former budgetary secretary and treasurer at UAW Local 2320, Chicago.
Robin Meade Salary
How much does she earn? CNN news anchor salaries range from $40,000 to $ 110,500 per year on average. These values, however, may differ significantly depending on the level of seniority.
Robin Meade Net Worth
Meade has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a news anchor.
Robin Meade Awards
- 1992 Miss Ohio winner
- 1995 regional Emmy Award (covering the 1995 Fox River Grove bus-train collision)
- 2002 Lycos Top 20 most popular TV news personalities. In 2004, she was voted “Sexiest Newscaster” by a Playboy.com
- 2005 Ashland University Young Alumnus Award for her achievements in broadcasting and served as the commencement speaker for the university’s 2005 graduation ceremonies.
Robin Meade Music Albums
- Brand New Day
- Count On Me
Robin Meade Songs
- Morning Sunshine
- Dirty Laundry
- This Just In
- Your Glory Days
- Put My High Heels On
- Because You Think I Can
- A Nice Bunch of Girls
- Slow It Up
- Letting It Go
- Welcome Home
- There’s You
- Better Than Me
- Right Here Waiting
- In Valentine
- Get Up
- Ghost of My Christmas Past
- Gonna Be Days
- I’ll Stand by You
- The Dance
- Here for You
- I Won’t Back Down
- Never Alone
- You Will
- True Colors
- Here Comes the Sun