Robin Meade is the lead news anchor for morning show Morning Express with Robin Meade which is for HLN. The multitalented persona is also a singer, songwriter, author and a model. Read on to know about the former beauty queen.
Early days and childhood
Robin’s full name is Robin Michelle Meade. She was born on April 21, 1969, in New London, Ohio. She was born to parents Linro Meade and Sharon Meade. She grew up in New London as well. There is not much information about her childhood days to be found.
Robin got her formal education at New London High School. After graduation, she attended Malone University from which she graduated with a major in radio/television production, programming, and performance. She also got a degree in political science from Ashland University in 1991.
Robin’s professional career in modeling took off when she was crowned with the Miss Ohio title in 1992. Following her victory, she was also a semi-finalist in the Miss America Pageant the same year.
In the year 2004, she was voted the sexiest Newscaster. The poll was conducted online by Playboy.com. She received 40% of the votes. That was Flattering!
As a journalist
Robin’s career as a journalist began when she became a reporter at WMFD-TV in Mansfield, Ohio. She later also worked for WCMH-TV in Columbus, Ohio. She then went on to join WJW-TV in Cleveland. She also joined the NBC Chicago’s affiliate WMAQ-TV where she covered the 1996 Olympics.
In 2001 she began to work for HLN and currently hosts the morning show “Morning Express with Robin Meade” there. She also hosts OWN’s show “Ask Oprah’s All Stars”.
For her reporting work in the 1995 collision between a school bus and train in Illinois, Robin received a regional Emmy Award.
Also a singer
Her talent is not limited to a beauty queen and a journalist. The proven multi-talented woman is also a singer and songwriter. On 21st of June 2011, she released her debut country music album named Brand New Day. Her hit songs include “Dirty Laundry” and “Count on Me”.
She has another profession too. She is also an author. In 2009, she published her first book entitled “How to Radiate Confidence and Feel It, Too”.
Relationship and marriage
Robin is a married woman. After dating Tim Yeager for some time, they got married in 1993. The lovely couple met in college. The couple does not have any children yet. But they love animals and have cared to keep pets- a cat and two dogs.
The couple is living a happy with her husband in Atlanta, Georgia. There are no rumors about divorce or any extramarital affairs.