Honoring her more than 20 years on television in the Twin Cities, Robyne Robinson is set to be inducted into the Minnesota Broadcasting Hall of Fame.
Robinson was a fixture on KMSP/Fox 9 from 1990 – 2010, garnering viewer and industry praise. While at the station Robinson was awarded an Edward R. Murrow Award, an Upper Midwest Emmy in 2005 for Best Anchor and a Minneapolis NAACP Television Industry Award.
In 2010 Robinson left Fox 9 to run for lieutenant governor. Following her run, the celebrated broadcaster started a hand-crafted jewelry line and has served as a public relations representative for various entities.
Robinson will be inducted into the Minnesota Broadcasting Hall of Fame on Sept. 22. The ceremony takes place at the Pavek Museum in St. Louis Park.
Along with Robinson, Tom Bernard, John Linder and Jeff Passolt will also be inducted. Once inducted, Robinson will be the only person of color in the Hall of more than 180 honorees.