Robbie Timmons Biography
Robbie Timmons is well known as an American TV news anchor/reporter working for Detroit television stations WJBK-TV and WXYZ-TV. Likewise, she was the first female news anchor in American history to anchor the 6:00pm and also 11:00pm broadcasts in March 1973 while reporting the news at WILX-TV in Lansing, Michigan.
How old is Robbie Timmons? – Age
The TV news anchor/reporter is 59 years old as of 2023. She was born Columbus, Ohio, United States, where she also grew up.
How tall is Robbie Timmons? – Height
Timmons is 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m) tall.
Robbie Timmons Mother, Father – Family
Timmons was born in Columbus, Ohio, in the United States of America. However, she has not revealed details about her parents and siblings in the public.
Robbie went to Ohio State University, studying Business Administration. In addition, she had a passion for television journalism and reporting. Besides, she wrote and produced TV commercials.
Is Robbie Timmons Married? – Husband
While serving at WILX-TV as a news anchor/reporter she besides worked with Sportscaster Jim Brandstatter, whom she later married.
While serving at WILX-TV as a news anchor/reporter she as well worked with Sportscaster Jim Brandstatter, whom she later married. Furthermore, in 1976 WILX sent Timmons to Washington D.C. to cover President Gerald Ford’s address to television news directors at the White House. Likewise, Timmons got experienced in setting up and also operating video cameras and after videotaping the president’s address, she as well hoped to get an interview with him.
Moreover, she knew that President Ford had played football at the University of Michigan, and became an avid alumnus. Likewise, the president smiled, and gave Timmons an exclusive interview. In addition, the TV news director for CBS affiliate in Detroit saw him get the exclusive interview and became so impressed he scheduled an interview along with Timmons. After a period of three weeks she was the anchor for WJBK-TV for the 11:00pm news.
Additionally in 1998 Timmons started volunteering for CANTER, a non-profit all volunteer organization that retrains non-competitive thoroughbred race horses for new careers as well as sport horses or trail horses. Besides, she started volunteering full-time as Treasurer and also currently Executive Director of CANTER after her retirement from television in 2010. Moreover, Timmons wrote a famous book based on one of the thoroughbreds assisted by CANTER, titled “Twoey and the Goat”, in 2008.
Robbie Timmons Net Worth
Citing her career, Timmons sits at an estimated net worth of $17 million.
You can find and follow Robbie on Instagram using the account @robbie.timmons