Robin Meade Bio-Wiki, Age, Husband, Kids, HLN, Salary, and Net Worth

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Who is Robin Meade?

Robin Meade is a former American television news correspondent. She was the lead news anchor for HLN’s morning show Morning Express with Robin Meade. She is also a singer and a former Miss Ohio. In 2001, she joined HLN. And in 2011 and 2013, she released country music albums. Moreover, she won a regional Emmy Award.

Robin Meade Career

Robin began her journalism career working with local stations in the same state, Ohio. She started as a reporter at WMFD-TV in Mansfield, Ohio. She then worked as an anchor and reporter at WCMH-TV in Columbus, Ohio, and also at WJW-TV in Cleveland. Meade secured a job later in Miami, Florida as the morning news anchor of WSVN-TV’s Today in Florida. She also then worked as the station’s noon anchor and health reporter.
Meade moved on to work at NBC Chicago affiliate WMAQ-TV. She began anchoring the morning newscasts and followed co-anchoring the weekend newscasts. Robin has also served as a general assignment correspondent for the station. During her term with the NBC affiliate, she covered the 1996 Olympics which included special reporting on the Centennial Olympic Park bombing.

Career Continuation

Meade joined HLN (then CNN Headline News) on September 11, 2011, serving from CNN’s world headquarters in Atlanta.¬†Robin did the network’s coverage of Operation Enduring Freedom and also that from Operation Iraqi Freedom in the spring of 2003.

A photo of Robin Meade
A photo of Robin Meade

In 2005, Meade began hosting ‘Morning Express With Robin Meade’ on HLN. This is a morning television show program that airs weekday live from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. Eastern time. Her co-hosts are meteorologist Bob Van Dillen,¬†money correspondent Jennifer Westhoven, and Mike Galanos. The show began broadcasting on CNN Philippines every Monday to Friday and, as Weekend Express, every Saturday and Sunday during the overnight hours as of August 2016. Robin has won a regional Emmy Award. She released a country music album in 2011 and also the second one in 2013.

On December 1, 2022, she and the entire HLN Atlanta team were laid off as part of CNN President Chris Licht‘s restructuring of the network. Her timeslot was replaced with a simulcast of CNN This Morning.

How Old Is Robin Meade?

She is 53 years old as of February 2023, having been born on April 21, 1969, in New London, Ohio, U.S. Robin Meade shares her birthday with celebrities such as; Elizabeth II (1926-2022), Mathew Valenzuela, Thomas Doherty, Madi Filipowicz, Princeton Perez, and many more.

Robin Meade Family

Who are Meade’s parents?

She was born to Sharon Meade (Mother) and Linro Meade (Father). During her childhood, Meade was a cheerleader in her school and also played the piano. She bears a North American Ethnicity and is an American citizen.

Does Meade have siblings?

She has a sister named Tonda and a brother Kevin.

Robin Meade Education

Meade received her high school education at New London High School. She later received her college education from Malone University and Ashland University. Meade majored in radio and television production, programming, and performance and also minored in political science graduating in 1991.

Robin Meade Husband

Robin has been married to the love of her life Tim Yeager since November 6, 1993. Her husband is a former budgetary secretary and treasurer at UAW Local 2320, Chicago. He previously worked in the lawful administrations at the H.E.L.P office. Yeager studied history and Russian at the college of Lowa.

Robin Meade Kids

Meade has no child yet.

Robin Meade Height

Adding to her well-curved and beautiful body is a height of 5 feet 3 inches (1.6m) and a weight of 54kg (119 lbs).

Robin Meade Health

She does not have cancer but was diagnosed with a Corneal Ulcer.

Robin Meade’s Salary and Net Worth

Robin has done great work and earned greatly from her journalism career for many years. She has a net worth of $8 million. And has an annual salary of $3 million.

Robin Meade Miss Ohio

She became Miss Ohio in 1992 and was also a semi-finalist in the 1993 Miss America pageant.

Robin Meade Book

On 10th September 2009, she released her debut book Morning Sunshine!: How to Radiate Confidence and Feel It Too. The book debuted at No. 12 on the “Advice, How-To, and Miscellaneous” section of the New York Times Best Seller list. In the book, Robin opens up about how she overcame anxiety attacks and her fear of public speaking to go on and achieve her dream of becoming a news anchor.

Robin Meade Songs

Some of Robin’s singles include:

  • 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

Robin Meade Awards

She won a regional Emmy Award for her efforts covering the 1995 collision between a school bus and a train in Fox River Grove, Illinois. She was then nominated for a regional Emmy for her report on how to minimize chances of injury in survivable plane crashes.

Robin was recognized by Lycos as one of the top 20 most popular television news personalities in the broadcast news industry in 2002. She was voted “Sexiest Newscaster” by a online poll, with 40% of the vote in 2004.

Meade won Ashland University’s Young Alumnus Award. It was for her achievements in broadcasting and also she served as the commencement speaker for the university’s 2005 graduation ceremonies