Robert Townsend Biography
Robert Townsend is a journalist and a general assignment reporter of 5 On Your Side,in St Louis Missouri. He joined 5 On Your Side in October 2019.
Robert is a two-time award winner:2022 Emmy Winner,2022 Edward R Murrow Winner,among others. Additionally, he is a member of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
Townsend fox 4 covered a story about two trucks stolen from the Surplus Exchange in Kansas City on Missouri’ western edge.
After the story was aired, the business was able to recover their vehicles. He also enjoys mentoring students.
Robert is a member of the National Association Of Black Journalists where he was named an “Outstanding Young Man of America.” Furthermore, he is a former local and national Scholarship Recipient.
Age and Nationality
Townsend is 66 years old. He was born in Chicago Illinois on February 2, 1957. In addition he is American.
Height and Weight
He stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches (170cm) and weighs 75kg (165lbs)
Robert still Married
Robert has kept his life private. It is not clear whether he is married or not.
Robert Townsend fox 4 Personal Life
The award-winning journalist enjoys running, tennis, reading, meditating, hanging out with his friends. Too, he likes exploring all types of restaurants whenever he gets a chance to do so.
Robert is a native of Saint Louis, Missouri in the United States of America.
Robert Townsend fox 4 Career
Townsend worked for an Atlanta television station for one year before achieving his life-long dream of working as a journalist in his hometown of Saint Louis.
Prior to joining WDAF-FOX 4, he had worked for KMOV-TV 4 in Saint Louis, Missouri. Further, Robert covered a story about two trucks stolen from the Surplus Exchange in Kansas City in Missouri’ western edge. After the story was aired, the business was able to recover their vehicles.
Robert Townsend Filmography | TV Shows
- WDAF-TV (Kansas City, MO)
- AOL, Rotten Tomatoes
- The BMJ, KTVQ-TV (Billings, MT)
- KPAX-TV (Missoula, MT)
- KRTV-TV (Great Falls, MT)
- KXRM-TV (Colorado Springs, CO)
- Crime Watch Daily
- KBZK-TV (Bozeman, MT)
- KXLH-TV (Helena, MT)
- KXLF-TV (Butte, MT)
- Milton Courier
Robert Townsend Awards
Townsend has won some awards due to his way of reporting and also the kind of stories he covers. Some of the awards include;
- 2022 Regional Edward R.Murrow Award-for Outstanding Breaking News Coverage
- 2022 Missouri Broadcasters Awards-for Breaking News Coverage
- 2022 Excellence in Communication Awards of Merit -from the Urban League of Metropolitan St Louis.
- An Emmy Award- he won this award while working as a Reporter in St. Louis in 2007
- Outstanding News Coverage Award- he got this award after covering a story on two trucks stolen from the SURPLUS EXCHANGE in Kansas City.