Episode 32: Andrea Robinson – From Hometown Girl to TV News Anchor

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Do one thing everyday that scares you” – Eleanor Roosevelt

My Guest on the Show…

Andrea Robinson, Morning Show News Anchor and my wife…

I asked (begged) my wife to come back on the show after popular demand from Episode 24.

Andrea Robinson is the morning show news anchor on Phoenix, Arizona’s #1 morning show. Five days a week, Andrea joins over 1 million viewers in their homes, at work, and on social media to deliver the news, talk about the latest trends, and even give her audience a glimpse into her daily life.

I met my beautiful wife in college and I have watched her take the vision of a news career to fruition. Her journey from hopeful college student, to news media professional, and then full-time mommy is truly amazing.

Here’s what we talk about:

  • The early days starting off at $10/hr in a “closet” and reporting traffic conditions
  • Working a second job to make to pay the bills
  • Overcoming rejection (twice)
  • The bank robbery (seriously)
  • Her favorite interview
  • “Balancing” work, play, kids, dinner, husband, and life
  • Best piece of advice she would give her younger self

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Mentioned in this Episode


My On-Air Proposal (yes…I wore flip flops)

The Best Yes by  Lysa TerKeurst (book Andrea loves)

Episode 24 (Andrea’s first appearance on the Podcast)

Awesome Money Course

Show Notes


The college days [4:02]

The bank robbery [7:34]

Her first job in the news [12:50]

Moving into the newsroom [18:20]

Not getting that promotion (x2)  [22:05]

From reporter to anchor [23:50]

Favorite person she has interviewed [26:30]

“Do one thing everyday that scares you” – Eleanor Roosevelt [30:25]

A “normal” day for Andrea… [32:24]

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    • Thank-you J. Money! (But who wears flip flops on a television proposal??)

      –>This Guy 🙂 <--

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