Emerald Robinson | Biography

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  • Full Name Emerald Robinson
  • Occupation Political Correspondent, Journalist, Reporter, Television Host, Actress, Screenwriter, Producer
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Swords Creek, Virginia, USA
  • Birth Date Feb 01, 1982
  • Age 42 Years, 5 Months
White House Correspondent For NewsMax TV

Emerald Robinson | Biography

Former White House Correspondent for One America News Network

She joined Newsmax in 2020 after working for OANN. She has interviewed renowned personalities, including former US President Donald Trump, American politician, and diplomat Mike Pompeo, American retired neurosurgeon and politician Ben Carson, and other Trump administration officials. In addition, her political articles and essays have been extensively published, with Rush Limbaugh, Sebastian Gorka, and Nigel Farage.

Emerald Robinson is the White House correspondent for Newsmax TV.

Who Is Emerald Robinson?

Emerald Robinson is an American political correspondent and journalist. Robinson has been the White House correspondent for Newsmax TV since January 2020. Before joining the network, she was the chief White House correspondent for OAN.

She has interviewed renowned personalities, including former US President Donald Trump, American politician, and diplomat Mike Pompeo, American retired neurosurgeon and politician Ben Carson, and other Trump administration officials. In addition, her political articles and essays have been extensively published, with Rush Limbaugh, Sebastian Gorka, and Nigel Farage.

In addition, Robinson is also a television presenter and actress. She is an on-camera artist with over a decade-long experience in network television shows, movies, web series, and commercials.

How Old Is Emerald Robinson?

Emerald Robinson was born on 1 February 1982 in Swords Creek, Virginia, USA. She is 39 years old as of 2021.

She is the daughter of a pastor, Robert Hughes Robinson and Reba Karen Robinson (née Ray). She was raised in a small coal-mining village in the highlands of Southwest Virginia.


Robinson attended Honaker High School, Virginia, from 1995 to 2000. She was engaged in theater, Beta Club, and Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. (FBLA) during her high school days. In addition, she was the captain of the girl’s volleyball team and played track and field and basketball. Robinson was also part of the high school cheerleading squad.

Upon graduating from high school, she enrolled in The University of Virginia’s College at Wise for her bachelor’s degree in 2000. She graduated in 2003 with a grade of 3.895 and a major in communication and media studies. There, she continued playing volleyball and was the captain of the college women’s volleyball team. She was also the theatre editor at the Highland Cavalier. Moreover, she was a member of Omicron Delta Kappa, a national leadership honor society in the USA.

Career Beginnings 

Post-graduation, in June 2003, Robinson started her professional journey as an actress and television host at SAG-AFTRA (Screen Actors Guild - American Federation of Television and Radio Artists) in Los Angeles, CA. She also self-produced some projects during that time. 

Some of her notable television appearances include daytime’s The Young and the RestlessAirline DisasterAll My Children, and Days of Our Lives. She also starred opposite Jennifer Garner in the 2016 fantasy drama Miracles from Heaven from Sony Pictures. She left SAG-AFTRA in August 2012 after almost ten years of working there. 

Beginning of Career as a Journalist 

From August 2012 to March 2014, she worked at Knowlera Media as a reporter, writer, and on-camera presenter. Robinson began her journalism career as the host of The Daily Orbit for RedOrbit.com, a daily science newscast with a monthly viewership of 7.6 million viewers. She was also a part of The Red Orbit Report, a syndicated weekly news feature. 

She also created, produced, and hosted PopSocial News, a daily syndicated entertainment news feature. In addition, she also conducted research and developed scripts for daily scientific and entertainment news broadcasts for the network. Robinson has covered the entertainment, cultural, political, and economic beats as a journalist.

In March 2014, she joined the Institute For Global Economic Growth (IGEG) as a director of relations and producer at the Washington, DC Metro Area. While at IGEG, Robinson collaborated with Sinclair Broadcast Group to produce an international documentary series about global economic policy in Chile, Estonia, and Switzerland. The series, titled Improbable Success, drew over six million viewers in its first broadcast and has since been seen by audiences worldwide. She served at the company for over three decades until May 2017. 

Career at OANN

In June 2017, Robinson joined One America News Network as a political correspondent at Washington DC Metro Area. She was also the television host and contributor to the network. She was then promoted as the network’s chief White House correspondent in April 2018. She remained at the network for over two and a half years until January 2020. Robinson has traveled with the former US President Donald Trump to Europe and Asia as part of her White House coverage, reporting live from the Helsinki and Singapore Summits.

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Career at Newsmax

Robinson is currently working as a Washington, DC-based White House correspondent for Newsmax. She joined Newsmax in 2020 after working for OANN.

Newsmax Takes Robinson Off Air After Vaccine Conspiracy Tweet on Twitter

According to a 4 November 2021 article from Deadline, Robinson has been pulled off the air as the network reviews a tweet she made on a false vaccine conspiracy theory. 

“Newsmax is currently reviewing the posts and during that period Ms. Robinson will not be on air but continue with duties for the network,” the network stated.

“Dear Christians: the vaccines contain a bioluminescent marker called LUCIFERASE so that you can be tracked. Read the last book of the New Testament to see how this ends,” Robinson wrote in a now-deleted tweet. The tweet was removed by Twitter after it was found to violate its terms of service.

Similarly, according to 27 November 2021 reports from independent.co.uk, another Newsmax journalist, Steve Cortes, is reportedly leaving the network because the company mandated Covid-19 vaccines to all the employees. 

In 2022, Newsmax replaced Robinson and announced that her contract was due in January. Hence she shall be a part of the network till her contract expires. 

Permanently Banned From Twitter

According to November 2021 reports from CNN, Robinson has been permanently banned from Twitter for publishing blatantly false information regarding Covid-19 vaccinations on many occasions.

Robinson’s Twitter account was “permanently suspended for repeated violations of our Covid-19 misinformation policy,” a Twitter spokesperson stated.
Robinson’s initial suspension was removed only a few days ago, and the decision was allegedly spurred by more tweets containing vaccination disinformation. She had around 400,000 followers before her suspension.

Is Emerald Robinson Married?

Robinson is married to her husband Garrick Davis. The couple has two children, a son, Asher, and a daughter, born in December 2020. Robinson lives in the DC suburbs with her husband and children. On the occasion of their wedding anniversary, Robinson shared their wedding photo on her Instagram account. “The first time ever I saw your face, I thought the sun rose in your eyes, And the moon and the stars were the gifts you gave, To the dark and the endless skies,” she captioned the picture.

Emerald Robinson
Emerald Robinson with her husband Garrick Davis on their wedding day (Photo: Instagram)

About Her Husband

Born in 1971 in Los Angeles, Davis is an American poet and critic. He is the Poetry Editor of First Things. Davis is also the founding editor of the Contemporary Poetry Review, the largest English-speaking online archive of poetry criticism. The CPR was established in 1998 and was one of the first literary magazines in the United States to publish solely online.

Davis’s work has also appeared in the New Criterion, the Weekly Standard, and Humanities magazine, among other publications. In addition, literary magazines such as Verse, McSweeney’s, the Alabama Literary Review, and the New York Sun have also published his poems.

Did You Know?

  • Robinson is 5 feet 9 inches tall.

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