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[5], After leaving WJW, Swoboda was named as co-host of Cover to Cover (using her married name of Robin Wagner alongside Gayle King) which was aired nationally by NBC. [2][3], In the early 1980s, Swoboda (under the name Robin Cole) worked as an anchor and reporter for then-CBS affiliate WTVJ channel 4 (now NBC O&O and channel 6) in Miami, Florida. In 1996, he signed with the Detroit Lions and was released on July 3 to make room for punter Rich Camarillo. [8] Two months later, she was named co-anchor of the 7 p.m. newscast on Cleveland NBC affiliate WKYC channel 3, where she worked until February 28, 2014. Two years later, she returned to the Cleveland media scene, this time in radio, as she became the co-host for the morning show on Cleveland Christian contemporary station WFHM-FM "95.5 The Fish". “I’m very grateful for all the years I had in news,” Swoboda says, “but I liked this better.” She says she came up with the show’s name based on the ups and downs everyone faces, noting she is no exception. Bio and career Radio and TV. [5] On August 20, 1986, he signed with the St. Louis Cardinals. [10], Swoboda has also had roles in a pair of motion pictures, partly due to the films being shot in Cleveland - a bit part in the blockbuster The Avengers in 2012,[11] and a bigger role in the independent film Made in Cleveland in 2013. MX was cancelled in 1999, and Swoboda then became co-anchor of channel 5's 11 p.m. newscast alongside Ted Henry. Swoboda left in 1998 to go over to Cleveland ABC affiliate WEWS channel 5 to become host of the station's long running Morning Exchange. [16] In November, he signed with the New England Patriots, taking over after Pat O'Neill was released. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. [1][5], Cover to Cover would be cancelled after 13 weeks, and after a brief stint in Kansas City, Missouri as a news anchor, Swoboda returned to Cleveland in 1996 and once again was a co-anchor of the 6 p.m. newscast on WJW (by this time now a Fox affiliate), briefly reuniting her with Taylor, Goddard, and Coleman and reforming the popular and highly rated news team from the late 1980s. Then last spring, Fox 8 approached her about hosting a morning show geared primarily toward women — “an hour of learning stuff, laughing and hanging out with really neat people” while the kids were at school. On October 30, 1988, he had a 70-yard punt against the New England Patriots. Best Of Cleveland 2020. [4], In May 1986, he signed with the New York Giants. ROBIN LEAVING: There’s been a lot of talk over the past few years in Cleveland about Robin Swoboda’s career moves, exits and returns. [18] Wagner taught physical education and coached sports (football and basketball) at Willetts Middle School in Brunswick, Ohio.[19]. He averaged 38.9 yards per punt with a net average of 30.9 yards. [8] He replaced the Bears' punter Maury Buford, until Tommy Barnhardt took the role from Wagner later in the season. She says it’s an on-air job that allows her to cut loose and just be herself. Finally, my friend MaryBeth invited me over to watch the election returns with her and her husband, David. “I’ve been thin, I’ve been not-so-thin. When the family returned to Cleveland following Wagner’s 1995 retirement from the NFL, Swoboda reappeared on Fox 8’s 6 p.m. newscast, but left the job three years later so she could be home when her first-grader returned from school. He played college football at California State University, Northridge. [5][9], In July 2014, Swoboda began doing one-minute commentaries for WFHM (where she was previously morning host), and sister talk station WHK AM 1420. Laughter abounds, but God’s healing is the poignant key to this beautiful woman’s interview. She left in 1991 after the Cleveland Browns released her husband, punter Bryan Wagner, and he signed with the New England Patriots. The longtime Plain Dealer columnist will still be on the air for the news organization. In 1990, he set a Cleveland Browns record with four punts blocked in a single-season, including 2 in one game against the Kansas City Chiefs. [11] On November 9, he was re-signed by the Packers.[12]. [5] Swoboda would win a local Emmy Award for her stint as host of her self-titled show in 2010. The race marked the last time an Ohioan won t…, RT @cuyahogaboe: Today is the last day to return a Vote-by-Mail ballot! Robin Swoboda is returning to the Channel 3 News team with her own YouTube show on the WKYC channel. On May 6, 1994, he re-signed with the Packers but was released before the start of the season, on August 21. He was also selected by the Baltimore Stars in the 15th round (216th overall) of the 1985 USFL Draft. [10], In 1992, he signed with the Green Bay Packers and was released on August 24. Sure, Robin Swoboda’s return to local television includes plenty of cooking segments and studio guests. When the long-running morning show ended in 1999, Swoboda was moved to the co-anchor’s chair on the station’s 11 p.m. newscast, only to relinquish it a year later. Any outstanding Vote-by-Mail ballots should be returned to our drop…. While Martha inhabits a flawless television environment, Swoboda wants to bring real life into her viewers’ homes. She then moved to Cleveland in 1986, and using her real name, became a co-anchor for then CBS affiliate WJW-TV 8 alongside longtime station mainstays Tim Taylor, Dick Goddard, and Casey Coleman. This page was last modified on 30 September 2015, at 22:53. [4][5], Swoboda then left the broadcasting business all together in 2000, to spend more time with her family. Then 6 months from now Robin Swoboda will leave to spend more time with the kids ;D. I say that half in jest but you know its coming at some point. In 1981, she received her first job as a television news anchor at WQAD-TV in Moline, Illinois. He began his collegiate career at California Lutheran University. Swoboda again gave her notice so she could get the kids ready each morning. He was not re-signed after the season. “It was not worth the generous six-figure salary,” she says of the late-night experience. The 48-year-old mother of three made a name for herself here during the mid-1980s as co-anchor of WJW’s 6 and 
11 p.m. newscasts. “I was tired in the morning, and I wasn’t home at night.” A gig at 95.5 FM The Fish as a morning-drive personality, which Swoboda took in 2002, fit the family’s schedule perfectly, until the children switched to a school with a later start time than the Brunswick system where Wagner worked as a physical-education teacher. [20][21] In 2017, he was hired as the football head coach at Sweetwater High School in National City, California. [14], From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core, "Swoboda inducted into Ohio Broadcasters HOF", "Swoboda wins Cleveland Broadcasters Award", https://infogalactic.com/w/index.php?title=Robin_Swoboda&oldid=683555758, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, About Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core, 1995 Ohio Broadcasters Hall of Fame inductee, 2012 Cleveland Association of Broadcasters Excellence in Television Award recipient.

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