Mary Robb Jackson
Mary Robb came to KDKA-TV after serving as a general assignment reporter, consumer reporter, and an anchor at WPXI-TV.
Among her many achievements, Mary Robb received a 1996 Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award for her series of reports from Vietnam (“Vietnam: Finding Peace”), looking at that country twenty years after the fall of Saigon through the eyes of a local veteran.
She has also received a National Gabriel Award Certificate of Merit, Matrix Awards, the Golden Quill and the Senator John Heinz Community Advocate Award. She also received Regional Emmy Award Nominations for her coverage of the Memorial to the Victims of US Air Flight 427, and the annual POW/MIA Vigil.
Mary Robb also received the Robert L. Vann Award in 2007 for television spot news, which was presented by the Pittsburgh Black Media Federation and the Distinguished Alumna Award, presented by the Pitt Alumni Association.
She has been consistently recognized for her work by “Women In Communications”, and received an Associated Press Award for her special feature reports on Pittsburgh’s homeless women.
Improving the welfare of veterans of all eras is a personal commitment for Mary Robb and she has participated in “The Vietnam Veterans Leadership Program”, “Stand Down”, “Sharing and Caring, Inc.” and “The Annual Veterans Bowl.” For those efforts, she has been honored with the Pennsylvania American Legion Patriot’s Award, as well as awards from Vietnam, and Korean War Veterans Organizations.
Mary Robb holds a Masters of Arts and a Bachelors of Arts Degree from the University of Pittsburgh where she was awarded the Charles E. Merrill Fellowship.
Mary Robb has also appeared with the Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival, and the University of Pittsburgh’s Bicentennial Production of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf.”
A native of Pittsburgh, Mary Robb is married to Michael Challik, Chief Photographer at KDKA-News. They are the proud parents of one daughter.
Mary Robb is also a breast cancer survivor and participates in events supporting education and research.
You can e-mail Mary Robb at email@example.com.
Local Experts Weigh In On Mentally of Alleged Boston Bombers and history of their native country.
On a February night in 2011, a patch of Independence Township exploded into a fireball.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Shakespeare said it well: “April is the cruelest month.” April 15 – an unforgettable tragedy Monday in Boston. April19, 1995 – Timothy McVeigh sets off a truck bomb in Oklahoma City. April [...]
Someone is allegedly using Facebook to exploit a local police officer’s recent heart attack.
The flicker of a flame seen by a neighbor in a shed Thursday evening prompted a call to 911.
The funeral procession wound its way from Fairchance in Fayette County to the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies bringing the cremated remains of four veterans and one military wife, all who, until today, had no final resting place.
Resident Cindy Woodward says that homeowners in the Garden City neighborhood of Monroeville have been wrangling over a persistent problem with rats since last spring.
Born and raised in Glen Dale, W. Va., Brad Paisley’s parents still live in a house on what is now “Brad Paisley Boulevard” — he is a southern man.
More than 1,200 miles away, officials tracked a 31-year-old man down to South Dakota with a teen girl.
The live-in caretaker of a Greensburg mansion faces criminal charges for allegedly drinking more than $100,000 worth of the owner’s whiskey.
Four people have been arrested in connection with a fight in Armstrong County that left one man dead.
Police say a drunk and disorderly woman so dislikes train whistles that she parked her car on some southwestern Pennsylvania railroad tracks to stop trains from coming through town.
Police are investigating after a fight in Kittanning left one person dead early Sunday morning.
Police say a local school bus driver showed lewd photographs to female students.
A 10-year-old boy called 911 and possibly saved the life of his father and grandmother, who police say had passed out in a bathroom while doing heroin.
|Full Program Grid|
|7:00 PM||CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley|
|7:30 PM||omg! Insider|
|8:00 PM||Undercover Boss|
|9:00 PM||Blue Bloods|
|10:00 PM||Blue Bloods|
|11:00 PM||KDKA-TV News at 11|
|11:35 PM||Late Show with David Letterman|