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Romona Robinson

Emmy Award Winning TV Journalist & Author of "A Dirt Road to Somewhere" Your Voice is Your Power" and Poor Girl Rich Life"

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Romona Robinson Biography

Romona Robinson is an 8-time Emmy Award-winning journalist with 30 years of powerful public speaking experience. She is a national award-winning author of "A Dirt Road to Somewhere, Your Voice is Your Power" and "Poor Girl Rich Life".

Robinson is a television trailblazer becoming the first black female to anchor an evening broadcast in Cleveland. As a journalist, She has traveled the country, covering presidents and world leaders. In 2011, she garnered a rare, exclusive interview with President Barack Obama.

She was inducted into the Press Club of Cleveland’s Journalism Hall of Fame in 2016. For 21 years, Robinson served as the honorary chair of the Komen Race for the Cure. She is founder of Romona’s Kids, an Emmy nominated television program-turned-institution in Cleveland she started in 1990 to empower and encourage youth to find their path. In our divisive climate Robinson is frequently called upon to deliver her motivational message of hope, unity and faith over fear.

Speaking Topics
  • Finding Your Somewhere You have a career, maybe a family now what? What is your true walk in life? Do you know your greater purpose?

    Finding your place in the world can be tricky—especially with today’s loud, divisive noise. You feel pressured to pick a side or be left on the sidelines. This inspirational talk inspires audiences to take a deep look inside their souls and challenges them to find their true purpose for living and how they want to show up and be seen in the world. Most of us were taught to get an education, get married, have kids, buy a home and work. But what does building a fulfilling life truly look like? Audiences are wowed by Romona Robinson's spiritual, inspirational story of growing up in extreme poverty on a dirt road to nowhere to finding her somewhere as a television news giant. More importantly, how along the way she found her true purpose and you can too.

    Audience is encouraged to:

    • Push past the challenges of life even when it feels insurmountable
    • Motivated to block out the noise that threatens to derail path to greatness
    • Arm them with nuggets she used to get through devastating times in her career: racism, sexism, sexual harassment, pay equity.
    • Figure out the mark you'd like to leave in this world.

  • Are You Willing to Do the Head Work and Heart Work to Prosper? : Poor Girl Rich Life: Discover His Plan to Prosper You

    Romona Robinson grew up in the bottom 99% of this country, but God would propel her to the top of her television career. She inspires audiences to trust and have faith in the process that their prosperity is possible too. However, there are some changes required--both mentally and emotionally.

    Audience results:

    • Motivates you to reimagine your financial future
    • Deal with hidden childhood money traumas
    • Discover your true worth and how it has manifested in what you think you deserve?
    • Stop squandering your money trying to buy society's affection

  • Your Voice is Your Power : Your Voice is Your Power: Stop Believing Thoughts of Fear and Start Believing Who God Says You Are

    Anxiety is threatening the mental health of our society. Recent studies show nearly 60% of our girls are sad or depressed. We are bombarded with thousands of voices from the time we wake up until the time we lay down for bed. Some of them good, but often bad--telling us awful things about ourselves. If you allow it, these voices can wreck your marriage, relationships, your job and even you! They will tell you awful lies about yourself.

    Romona Robinson knows, because she used to listen to the negative ones telling her ""who she is, who she should be and who she'd never be."" She challenges audiences to push past the debilitating voices that threaten to block our paths and ruin our futures.

    Audience is encouraged to:

    • Stop surrendering to negative thoughts and steps to take back your control
    • Don't allow debilitating voices to to dictate how you show up in the world
    • Use grace, gratitude and self-love to fight the enemy
    • The power is in "your voice" to change your life."

  • Believe in You

    Believe in your abilities. Know that you can compete for any job you apply for and win. Remember failure is not a bad word, but a strength builder.

    You've got the degree, now what? A recent LendEDU study found that as students get closer to graduating, they lose confidence in their career outlook. Many become fearful. It's because the "real world" stressors kick in. Will I get a job in my field? How will I provide for myself if I don't? Can I live with my parents? Emmy award winning anchor and trailblazer Romona Robinson lived through all of these scenarios. Fear and not believing she deserved a seat at the table threatened to derail her career path.

    Graduates are celebrated and motivated with real talk:

    • Encouraged to push past their fears and focus on their accomplishment
    • It's not a dream denied, just a dream delayed.
    • Deliver motivational nuggets they can use when disappointments arise
    • Be careful who you allow to guide and influence you
    • Kindness always wins

Videos
Books
Poor Girl, Rich Life: Discover His Plan to Prosper You

Poor Girl, Rich Life: Discover His Plan to Prosper You

Your Voice is Your Power: Stop Believing Thoughts Of Fear and Start Becoming Who God Says You Are

Your Voice is Your Power: Stop Believing Thoughts Of Fear and Start Becoming Who God Says You Are

A Dirt Road To Somewhere: An Emmy Award-winning Anchor 's Incredible Journey Of Faith Over Fear

A Dirt Road To Somewhere: An Emmy Award-winning Anchor 's Incredible Journey Of Faith Over Fear

FAQs
  • HOW TO BOOK Romona Robinson?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Romona Robinson for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Romona Robinson, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Romona Robinson or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Romona Robinson?

    Speaking fees for Romona Robinson, or any other keynote speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The amount that Romona Robinson charges to speak often varies according to the circumstances, including their schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Romona Robinson, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Romona Robinson?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Romona Robinson for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Romona Robinson for your next private or corporate function.
  • WHAT IS A FULL-SERVICE TALENT BOOKING AGENCY?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Romona Robinson or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Romona Robinson or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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Emmy Award Winning TV Journalist & Author of "A Dirt Road to Somewhere" Your Voice is Your Power" and Poor Girl Rich Life"

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Romona Robinson Biography

Romona Robinson is an 8-time Emmy Award-winning journalist with 30 years of powerful public speaking experience. She is a national award-winning author of "A Dirt Road to Somewhere, Your Voice is Your Power" and "Poor Girl Rich Life".

Robinson is a television trailblazer becoming the first black female to anchor an evening broadcast in Cleveland. As a journalist, She has traveled the country, covering presidents and world leaders. In 2011, she garnered a rare, exclusive interview with President Barack Obama.

She was inducted into the Press Club of Cleveland’s Journalism Hall of Fame in 2016. For 21 years, Robinson served as the honorary chair of the Komen Race for the Cure. She is founder of Romona’s Kids, an Emmy nominated television program-turned-institution in Cleveland she started in 1990 to empower and encourage youth to find their path. In our divisive climate Robinson is frequently called upon to deliver her motivational message of hope, unity and faith over fear.

Romona Robinson Speaking Topics

  • Finding Your Somewhere You have a career, maybe a family now what? What is your true walk in life? Do you know your greater purpose?

    Finding your place in the world can be tricky—especially with today’s loud, divisive noise. You feel pressured to pick a side or be left on the sidelines. This inspirational talk inspires audiences to take a deep look inside their souls and challenges them to find their true purpose for living and how they want to show up and be seen in the world. Most of us were taught to get an education, get married, have kids, buy a home and work. But what does building a fulfilling life truly look like? Audiences are wowed by Romona Robinson's spiritual, inspirational story of growing up in extreme poverty on a dirt road to nowhere to finding her somewhere as a television news giant. More importantly, how along the way she found her true purpose and you can too.

    Audience is encouraged to:

    • Push past the challenges of life even when it feels insurmountable
    • Motivated to block out the noise that threatens to derail path to greatness
    • Arm them with nuggets she used to get through devastating times in her career: racism, sexism, sexual harassment, pay equity.
    • Figure out the mark you'd like to leave in this world.

  • Are You Willing to Do the Head Work and Heart Work to Prosper? : Poor Girl Rich Life: Discover His Plan to Prosper You

    Romona Robinson grew up in the bottom 99% of this country, but God would propel her to the top of her television career. She inspires audiences to trust and have faith in the process that their prosperity is possible too. However, there are some changes required--both mentally and emotionally.

    Audience results:

    • Motivates you to reimagine your financial future
    • Deal with hidden childhood money traumas
    • Discover your true worth and how it has manifested in what you think you deserve?
    • Stop squandering your money trying to buy society's affection

  • Your Voice is Your Power : Your Voice is Your Power: Stop Believing Thoughts of Fear and Start Believing Who God Says You Are

    Anxiety is threatening the mental health of our society. Recent studies show nearly 60% of our girls are sad or depressed. We are bombarded with thousands of voices from the time we wake up until the time we lay down for bed. Some of them good, but often bad--telling us awful things about ourselves. If you allow it, these voices can wreck your marriage, relationships, your job and even you! They will tell you awful lies about yourself.

    Romona Robinson knows, because she used to listen to the negative ones telling her ""who she is, who she should be and who she'd never be."" She challenges audiences to push past the debilitating voices that threaten to block our paths and ruin our futures.

    Audience is encouraged to:

    • Stop surrendering to negative thoughts and steps to take back your control
    • Don't allow debilitating voices to to dictate how you show up in the world
    • Use grace, gratitude and self-love to fight the enemy
    • The power is in "your voice" to change your life."

  • Believe in You

    Believe in your abilities. Know that you can compete for any job you apply for and win. Remember failure is not a bad word, but a strength builder.

    You've got the degree, now what? A recent LendEDU study found that as students get closer to graduating, they lose confidence in their career outlook. Many become fearful. It's because the "real world" stressors kick in. Will I get a job in my field? How will I provide for myself if I don't? Can I live with my parents? Emmy award winning anchor and trailblazer Romona Robinson lived through all of these scenarios. Fear and not believing she deserved a seat at the table threatened to derail her career path.

    Graduates are celebrated and motivated with real talk:

    • Encouraged to push past their fears and focus on their accomplishment
    • It's not a dream denied, just a dream delayed.
    • Deliver motivational nuggets they can use when disappointments arise
    • Be careful who you allow to guide and influence you
    • Kindness always wins

Romona Robinson Videos

  • Romona Robinson Addresses the Lakeland Community College Class of 2023
    Presented as part of the 56's Annual Commencement Ceremony at Lakeland Community College Saturday, May 13, 2023 - 10 A.M. Graduation is just one...
  • Little Detours Episode 2: Romona Robinson
    Romona Robinson turned a dirt road to nowhere into a dirt road to somewhere. She didn’t let poverty, racism and sexism keep her from becoming the...
  • Romona Robinson, Public Speaker
    Romona Robinson, TV Anchor-woman and author of "Dirt Road to Somewhere" talks about her dreams as a child.

Romona Robinson Books

FAQs on booking Romona Robinson

  • How to book Romona Robinson?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Romona Robinson for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Romona Robinson, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Romona Robinson or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Romona Robinson?

    Speaking fees for Romona Robinson, or any other keynote speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The amount that Romona Robinson charges to speak often varies according to the circumstances, including their schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Romona Robinson, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Romona Robinson?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Romona Robinson for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Romona Robinson for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Romona Robinson or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Romona Robinson or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Romona Robinson is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Finding Your Somewhere You have a career, maybe a family now what? What is your true walk in life? Do you know your greater purpose? , Are You Willing to Do the Head Work and Heart Work to Prosper? : Poor Girl Rich Life: Discover His Plan to Prosper You, Your Voice is Your Power : Your Voice is Your Power: Stop Believing Thoughts of Fear and Start Believing Who God Says You Are and Believe in You. The estimated speaking fee range to book Romona Robinson for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Romona Robinson generally travels from Cleveland, OH, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Iyanla Vanzant, Amy DuBois Barnett, Juan Williams, Anastasia Goodstein and Rebecca Walker. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Romona Robinson for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Romona Robinson Speaking Topics

  • Finding Your Somewhere You have a career, maybe a family now what? What is your true walk in life? Do you know your greater purpose?

    Finding your place in the world can be tricky—especially with today’s loud, divisive noise. You feel pressured to pick a side or be left on the sidelines. This inspirational talk inspires audiences to take a deep look inside their souls and challenges them to find their true purpose for living and how they want to show up and be seen in the world. Most of us were taught to get an education, get married, have kids, buy a home and work. But what does building a fulfilling life truly look like? Audiences are wowed by Romona Robinson's spiritual, inspirational story of growing up in extreme poverty on a dirt road to nowhere to finding her somewhere as a television news giant. More importantly, how along the way she found her true purpose and you can too.

    Audience is encouraged to:

    • Push past the challenges of life even when it feels insurmountable
    • Motivated to block out the noise that threatens to derail path to greatness
    • Arm them with nuggets she used to get through devastating times in her career: racism, sexism, sexual harassment, pay equity.
    • Figure out the mark you'd like to leave in this world.

  • Are You Willing to Do the Head Work and Heart Work to Prosper? : Poor Girl Rich Life: Discover His Plan to Prosper You

    Romona Robinson grew up in the bottom 99% of this country, but God would propel her to the top of her television career. She inspires audiences to trust and have faith in the process that their prosperity is possible too. However, there are some changes required--both mentally and emotionally.

    Audience results:

    • Motivates you to reimagine your financial future
    • Deal with hidden childhood money traumas
    • Discover your true worth and how it has manifested in what you think you deserve?
    • Stop squandering your money trying to buy society's affection

  • Your Voice is Your Power : Your Voice is Your Power: Stop Believing Thoughts of Fear and Start Believing Who God Says You Are

    Anxiety is threatening the mental health of our society. Recent studies show nearly 60% of our girls are sad or depressed. We are bombarded with thousands of voices from the time we wake up until the time we lay down for bed. Some of them good, but often bad--telling us awful things about ourselves. If you allow it, these voices can wreck your marriage, relationships, your job and even you! They will tell you awful lies about yourself.

    Romona Robinson knows, because she used to listen to the negative ones telling her ""who she is, who she should be and who she'd never be."" She challenges audiences to push past the debilitating voices that threaten to block our paths and ruin our futures.

    Audience is encouraged to:

    • Stop surrendering to negative thoughts and steps to take back your control
    • Don't allow debilitating voices to to dictate how you show up in the world
    • Use grace, gratitude and self-love to fight the enemy
    • The power is in "your voice" to change your life."

  • Believe in You

    Believe in your abilities. Know that you can compete for any job you apply for and win. Remember failure is not a bad word, but a strength builder.

    You've got the degree, now what? A recent LendEDU study found that as students get closer to graduating, they lose confidence in their career outlook. Many become fearful. It's because the "real world" stressors kick in. Will I get a job in my field? How will I provide for myself if I don't? Can I live with my parents? Emmy award winning anchor and trailblazer Romona Robinson lived through all of these scenarios. Fear and not believing she deserved a seat at the table threatened to derail her career path.

    Graduates are celebrated and motivated with real talk:

    • Encouraged to push past their fears and focus on their accomplishment
    • It's not a dream denied, just a dream delayed.
    • Deliver motivational nuggets they can use when disappointments arise
    • Be careful who you allow to guide and influence you
    • Kindness always wins

Romona Robinson Speaker Videos

  • Romona Robinson Addresses the Lakeland Community College Class of 2023
    Presented as part of the 56's Annual Commencement Ceremony at Lakeland Community College Saturday, May 13, 2023 - 10 A.M. Graduation is just one of the many achievements you will experience....
    Little Detours Episode 2: Romona Robinson
    Romona Robinson turned a dirt road to nowhere into a dirt road to somewhere. She didn’t let poverty, racism and sexism keep her from becoming the first African-American woman to anchor the nightly...
  • Romona Robinson, Public Speaker
    Romona Robinson, TV Anchor-woman and author of "Dirt Road to Somewhere" talks about her dreams as a child.
    WKYC's Romona interviews President Obama

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent and wish to request a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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