About the Author
Romona Robinson is an eight time Emmy award winning anchor, speaker and author of A Dirt Road to Somewhere, Your Voice is Your Power, and her brand new book–“Poor Girl Rich Life”..
She is one of the most respected and admired journalists in northeast Ohio and was inducted into the Press Club of Cleveland’s Journalism Hall of Fame in 2016. She is winner of the prestigious Edward R Murrow Award along with her station, WOIO-TV 19, where she served as primary anchor. She received the 2017 Alpha Woman Award, given to women who exemplify power in their field and uses it to empower women.
Her tireless work in the community with children, women and diversity issues, has earned her many prestigious awards. The YWCA’s Women of Achievement, The Diversity in Media Award and many more. For 20 years, she has served as Honorary Chair of the Komen Race for the Cure. She’s most proud of creating Romona’s Kids in 1990, a program to highlight and encourage children to realize their full potential.
With over 30 years of broadcast and speaking experience, Romona has also traveled the country covering and interviewing presidents and world leaders. In 2011, she garnered an exclusive interview with President Barack Obama. Romona has gained the trust of viewers for her integrity and unbiased reporting and is known and loved throughout northeast Ohio for her community service and powerful and very real message as a motivational speaker..
Romona earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism from Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri.
Visit her website @ http://romonarobinson.com FaceBook: http://facebook.com/RomonaRobinson19/