Robbie Timmons

Robbie Timmons is an award winning TV News Anchor/reporter for Detroit television stations, WJBK-TV and WXYZ-TV. She was the first female news anchor in American history to anchor the 6:00pm and 11:00pm broadcasts in March, 1973 while anchoring the news at WILX-TV in Lansing, Michigan. After 4 years at WILX-TV in Lansing, she was offered a job working as a reporter and 11pm news anchor for WJBK-TV (CBS) in Detroit, where she worked for 6 years. In 1982 Timmons accepted a news anchor position for WXYZ-TV, the ABC affiliate in Detroit where she received numerous honors including Emmy Awards and the distinction of being named one of the most powerful women in Michigan. Robbie Timmons retired in October, 2010 and is currently an officer of a non-profit Thoroughbred retraining organization, CANTER.


Robbie Timmons is an award winning TV News Anchor/reporter for Detroit television stations, WJBK-TV and WXYZ-TV. She was the first female news anchor in American history to anchor the 6:00pm and 11:00pm broadcasts in March, 1973 while anchoring the news at WILX-TV in Lansing, Michigan. After 4 years at WILX-TV in Lansing, she was offered a job working as a reporter and 11pm news anchor for WJBK-TV (CBS) in Detroit, where she worked for 6 years. In 1982 Timmons accepted a news anchor position for WXYZ-TV, the ABC affiliate in Detroit where she received numerous honors including Emmy Awards and the distinction of being named one of the most powerful women in Michigan. Robbie Timmons retired in October, 2010 and is currently an officer of a non-profit Thoroughbred retraining organization, CANTER.
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