Background on Robin Meade
The daughter of a minister and part-Native American, Meade grew up in New London, Ohio and graduated from New London High School. She attended Ashland University and Malone College in Ohio. In 1992, she became Miss Ohio and was a top ten finalist in the Miss America pageant.
Her fans adore Robin Mead, so naturally we wonder about her. Where was she born? Ohio. Does Robin have a husband? Yes. How tall is she? About 5 foot 7 inches.
When people ask Is Robin Meade married?, the answer is yes, to a great guy named Tim Yeager. Tim graduated from Ashland University, where he met Robin, in 1992. They live in the Atlanta area.
Robin's Newscasting Career
Meade began her career in broadcasting as a reporter at WMFD-TV in Mansfield, Ohio. She then worked as an anchor and reporter at WCMH-TV in Columbus, Ohio, and at WJW-TV in Cleveland. Later, she got a job as the morning news anchor of WSVN-TV's Today in Florida in Miami. She also served as the station's noon anchor and health reporter.
She went on to work at NBC Chicago affiliate WMAQ-TV where she started anchoring the morning newscasts and then co-anchored the weekend newscasts and also served as a general assignment correspondent for the station. During her tenure with the NBC affiliate, she covered the 1996 Olympics, which included special reporting on the Centennial Olympic Park bombing.
She then entered CNN, where she works now. Among many other stories, Meade anchored the network's coverage of Operation Enduring Freedom as well as that from Operation Iraqi Freedom in spring of 2003. She is based in CNN's world headquarters in Atlanta.
Meade currently hosts Morning Express with Robin Meade on CNN Headline News every morning, along with Richard Lui, Bob Van Dillen and Jennifer Westhoven.
Robin Meade won a regional Emmy Award for her efforts covering the 1995 collision between a school bus and a train in Fox River Grove, Illinois, that killed seven and injured more than 24 teenagers. She was nominated for a regional Emmy for her report on how to decrease chances of injury in survivable plane crashes.
In 2002, Meade was recognized by Lycos as one of the top 20 most popular television news personalities in the broadcast news industry. In 2004, she was voted "Sexiest Newscaster" by a Playboy.com online poll, with 40% of the vote (16,145 votes over a total of 40,380)