Monica Robins Biography
Monica Robins is an American five-time Emmy-awarded journalist who serves WKYC as a senior health correspondent and multimedia journalist. Additionally, she specializes in health and medicine news. She joined the station in 1998 and has served the station for more than 2 decades. Further, she serves as a host of a weekly health information podcast, “Health Yeah! With Monica Robins” since March 2021.
Monica Robins Age
Robins likes to keep her personal life private hence she has not yet disclosed the date, month, or the year she was born. However, she might be in her 50’s.
Monica Robins Height
Robins stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Monica Robins Family
Robins has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Robins has any siblings.
Monica Robins Husband
Robins is married to David Kumler. However, she has not disclosed any information concerning whether not she has been blessed with many children.
Monica Robins Net Worth
Robins has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her career as a health reporter.
Monica Robins Salary
Robins earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Monica Robins Education
After completing high school studies, Robins attended West Virginia University where she graduated with a Broadcast Journalism degree.
Monica Robins Career
Robins serves WKYC as a senior health correspondent and multimedia journalist. Additionally, she specializes in health and medicine news. She joined the station in 1998 and has served the station for more than 2 decades. Further, she serves as a host of a weekly health information podcast, “Health Yeah! With Monica Robins” since March 2021.
In addition, she serves Cleveland Jewish Publication Company as a columnist since March 2021. She is one of Northeast Ohio’s most reliable and trusted sources for health news. While serving as a senior health correspondent, she has earned The Academy of Medicine of Cleveland and Northern Ohio for fair, accurate, and unbiased reporting.
Robins is so good at her job that she can make the most complicated medical procedure comprehensible to viewers. Most of her stories are broadcast nationally at other Tegna stations, NBC, and more than 25 Cleveland Clinic “Medical Miracle” specials have also aired in the Middle East and Turkey.
For her continued dedication to providing quality health information, she has been awarded several prestigious awards such as Lutheran Hospitals, Lakewood, the Community West Foundation, the media award from the ADAMHS Board of Cuyahoga County for her in-depth coverage of the heroin epidemic in Northeast Ohio, and the Bronze Key award from Recovery Resources.
She was the first media recipient of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure “Power of a Partner” Award. In addition, she has attained several media awards from several medical organizations. For instance, Northern Ohio, Diabetes Partnership of Cleveland, Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging, the Ohio Pharmacists Association, and the Academy of Medicine of Cleveland.
Later on, she started her television career in Clarksburg, West Virginia where she worked at WDTV as a videographer, producer, editor, and production assistant. From then on, she relocated to Charleston where she worked at WOWK-TV. Later, she attained a promotion to the main 6 and 11 p.m. anchor as well as delving into Investigative Reporting.
She also worked in Columbus, Ohio as a primary Investigative Reporter at WCMH-TV. Later on, she worked as the NBC Midwest Correspondent for the News Channel affiliate service. She traveled the country covering national news such as the subsequent impeachment proceedings, the devastating Ohio River flooding, and President Clinton’s Lewinsky scandal.
Furthermore, she has been involved with a number of organizations such as Komen for the Cure, Prayers From Maria Foundation for pediatric brain tumor research, Firefighter’s Memorial Ride, the Gathering Place, COPS Memorial Ride, Kids in Flight, and the Diabetes Partnership of Greater Cleveland.
In the planning and executing of WKYC’s first annual Health Expo which served 15,000 people, it was the driving force for the City of Cleveland’s Affordable Care for a Healthy Cleveland education event that served thousands of Cuyahoga County residents who needed information about healthcare coverage.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is her native home. During her leisure time, she enjoys running, riding her Harley-Davidson motorcycle, scuba diving, and weight lifting. In the Whiskey Kings, the Ninja Cowboys, and the Monica Robins rock bands, she serves as the lead singer.
On several occasions, she has performed the National Anthem for the Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Force, Lake Erie Monsters, Cleveland Barons, Cleveland Indians, and the Cleveland Browns. At any given time she spares time with her Great Pyrenees, Griffin who Therapy Dogs International certified in order to bring emotional support to patients in local nursing homes.
Monica Robins WKYC
Robins is working at WKYC where she works alongside other famous WKYC anchors and reporters including;
- Adam Boulton
- Will Ujek
- Brandon Simmons
- Pat Chiesa
- Nick Camino
- Leon Bibb
- Andrew Horansky
- Lynna Lai
- Matt Stanridge
- Jason Frazer
- Matt Wintz
- Hollie Strano
- Betsy Kling
- Danielle Wiggins
- Romney Smith
- Jay Crawford
- Jim Donovan
- Dave Chudowsky
- Maureen Kyle
- Laura Caso
- Sara Shookman
- Russ Mitchell
Monica Robins Social Media Platforms
Robins is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has over 8k followers on Twitter, over 3k followers on Instagram, and over 2k followers on Facebook.