Where is Robin Meade as she celebrates 20 years on Morning Express?

Amber Peake September 30, 2021
Where is Robin Meade as she celebrates 20 years on Morning Express?
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Robin Meade is a familiar face to many as the long-time anchor of HLN’s Morning Express. However, fans of the morning show have been wondering where Robin Meade is as she has been absent from the show for the past week. We take a look at what the anchor has been up to.

Where is Robin Meade?

Robin Meade is known for her role on HLN’s early weekday show Morning Express but loyal viewers have been wondering why she has been absent this week.

As per her Twitter, the morning anchor is away on annual leave, having updated fans about her absence last week.

After announcing she was attending her niece’s bachelorette weekend, Meade wrote: “PS I’m out for a few more days after enjoying loved ones, lake time, and the arrival of fall. See you soon!”

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Anchor celebrates 20-year work anniversary off-air

Earlier this week, Robin Meade announced she would be celebrating 20 years at CNN Headline News, also known as HLN, away from the screen as she continues her annual leave.

In a post on Twitter, she wrote: “I have one more week off (I’m one week into a two-week breather celebrating the 20-year mark on the mornings @MorningExp @HLNTV). Then I’m back with ya to roust you out of your sleep, bright and early. Thanks for understanding and thanks for 20 years! And counting.”

Meade has been a part of HLN since 2001 and has become one of America’s longest-serving anchors on a national morning TV news show.

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Where did she work before CNN?

Before joining CNN’s HLN, she worked at a number of TV stations in Miami, Ohio and Chicago, including Mansfield’s WMFD, Miami’s WSVN and Cleveland’s WJW.

Looking back on her success at HLN, Meade admitted she wouldn’t be where she is today if people didn’t continue to tune into Morning Express each morning.

In an interview with Variety last year, she explained: “If they weren’t there watching, we’d all be fired.”

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Amber is a freelance writer on The Focus who mainly covers anything celeb, music, and entertainment related. Having graduated with a BA (Hons) in Journalism from Brunel University in 2020, she has spent the last two years reporting the latest celeb news and pop culture trends across leading and national publishers. Starting her career at Express.co.uk as a showbiz reporter, Amber began contributing on The Focus in 2021. As well as her work on the site, she has also written across other GRV Media publications, including both Reality Titbit and HITC. When she's not scrolling endlessly on TikTok, you'll find Amber wrapped up in yet another DIY crafting project.