Robin Meade is an American journalist currently serving as the lead news anchor for HLN’s morning show Morning Express with Robin Meade. She became Miss Ohio in 1992 and was a semi-finalist in the Miss America pageant.
Robin Meade Bio; Age, Parents, Education, Height
Robin Michelle Meade was born on 21 April 1969 to parents Linro Meade and Sharon Meade. Her father Linro was the last child of 14 born to Robert and Myrtie Meade, who grew up in a time of dire poverty in the hills of Eastern Kentucky. He used to work in a factory that made rubber parts for cars. She grew up with sister Tonda and a brother named Kevin in New London, Ohio.
Meade with a height of 5 feet 3 inches (1.6 m) attended New London High School. She then went to Ashland University and Malone College. There, she graduated with a major in programming and performance at the age of 22.
Her Career: HLN, Salary, Net Worth
Robin began her broadcasting career as a reporter at WMFD-TV. Moreover, she was an anchor and reporter at WCMH-TV in Columbus, Ohio, and at WJW-TV in Cleveland. She worked as a morning news anchor of WSVN-TV’s Today in Florida and also served as an anchor and health reporter of the network.
Robin Meade anchors Morning Express with Robin Meade on HLN (Picture: Robin’s Instagram)
Before joining HLN, Meade worked at the NBC Chicago affiliate WMAQ-TV. In 2001, she joined HLN, then CNN Headline News. As of now, she appears on weekday mornings show, Morning Express with Robin Meade on HLN alongside Bob Van Dillen, Jennifer Westhoven and Mike Galanos.
Her Salary & Net Worth
When it comes to earnings, Robin has boosted her net worth from a remarkable journalism career. She is likely to earn a six-figure salary based on her nearly two decades of experience at HLN.
Robin makes an average salary of $51935 per year as an HLN employee based in Atlanta.
Married To Husband Over 25 Years
Robin currently relishes a marital relationship with her husband Tim Yeager over the past 25 years. The 51-year-old tied the wedding knot with Timon 6 November 1993.
Robin Meade poses with her husband Tim Yeager during Kentucky Derby in May 2019 (Picture: Robin’s Instagram)
Tim, aged 49 served as a treasurer and financial secretary of UAW Local 2320 until 2013. The couple does not have any children. Robin often shares moments with her husband on her Instagram account amassing more than 90k followers.
Some Interesting Facts About Robin Meade
- Robin went on skydiving with former President George H.W. Bush in Maine on the occasion of his 85th birthday in 2009.
- She released a country album Brand New Day in 2011 and a second album Count on Me in 2013.
- She won the regional Emmy Award for her contribution to covering the Metra train collision with a school bus in 1995.
- Meade published a book, Morning Sunshine! How to Radiate Confidence and Feel It Too in 2009.
- In October 2018, Meade revealed that she used to have panic attacks before every television show.