Early Life & Education
Emerald Robinson grew up in Appalachia a coal miner.[📁] She graduated from University of Virginia's College at Wise in 2003; she graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications and an emphasis in Broadcast.  
Robinson's journalism experience includes entertainment, cultural, political, and economic beats. She began her career as a journalist hosting the Daily Orbit, a daily syndicated science news show providing science and technology headlines. 
In 2016, Robinson filmed a docu-series entitled Improbable Success. It is a three-part series in which she visits Switzerland, Chile, and Estonia with Richard W. Rahn to learn about how to reduce poverty in the Appalachia region and learn from other countries' successes.  The documentaries detailed global economic policy for each country, respectively. 
One America News (OAN)
On May 9, 2018, Emerald Robinson was appointed as the Chief White House correspondent for OAN. As a result, she is leading the OAN network’s White House coverage, including live reports for OAN's evening newscasts.