Shaun Robinson was born on July 11, 1962 in Detroit, Michigan. She is known for being a successful journalist and anchor.
Her formative years were shaped by an upbringing in the shadow of stars. Shaun Robinson graduated the famous Cass Technical High School, which has spawned names like Diana Ross, Lily Tomlin, and David Alan Grier. She parlayed this experience to attendance at Spelman College, the first historically black female institution of higher education, and graduated with great success.
Robinson began her television news broadcasting career for small local stations. Her first major position started in 1989, when she became the evening news anchor at KEYE-TV in Austin, Texas. After this experience Robinson received a position in her hometown, when she was recruited by WGPR-TV in Detroit, the first African-American owned television station in the United States and an CBS affiliate.
Her next position on the career ladder took Robinson to Milwaukee, Wisconsin to work as an anchor and medical reporter for WISN-TV. Her work as a medical reporter won Robinson an Associated Press award regarding her reports on women and cancer.
Robinson parlayed this success into the morning and noon news anchor position at WSVN-TV in Miami-Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Her work there included exposure and coverage of some of the most high profile events. She covered the Clinton impeachment hearings, Hurricane George, and traveled to Oklahoma to profile the survivors of the Oklahoma City bombing.
In 1999, Robinson debuted in the entertainment news discipline on the nationally televised show Xtra, and then transitioned to the staff of the syndicated program Access Hollywood. She began as a weekend anchor and correspondent for the show and interviewed more and more top stars through the years. Robinson is currently a co-anchor and correspondent for the show.
She has also demonstrated acting skills with appearances in many films and television shows including Bruce Almighty, America's Sweethearts, The Proud Family, Days of our Lives, and Everybody Hates Chris.
One of Robinson's greatest contributions to society, however, is not her journalistic skill but the charitable efforts she undertakes. She is the Los Angeles Country spokeswoman for the "Share Your Heart, Share Your Home" program, which helps find permanent homes for African-American children waiting for adoption. Robinson has campaigned vigorously for the cause, and done a lot of good in the community.
Robinson is also an accomplished author, with her first book released in 2009. The book is titled "Exactly As I Am" and serves as a motivational book to empower young women to learn and strive to be their best.
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