About Devin Maverick Robins
Devin Maverick Robins is a Producer for Marketplace Money, a national personal finance show and part of the portfolio of Marketplace programs heard by a weekly audience of more than 9 million listeners, on 486 public radio stations.
Most recently, she was a Web Producer with LA Public Media Service, a project of Radio Bilingue where she helped build a multi-platform English language news service for a young, ethnically diverse audience in Los Angeles.
Robins began her journalism career at National Public Radio in 1997. During her tenure at NPR, she worked on several shows including "Talk of the Nation," "The Tavis Smiley Show," and "News and Notes." Her award-winning work includes producing more than 100 hours of NPR's live news coverage of the September 11th terrorist attacks, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Hurricane Katrina and the last three presidential elections.
In 2009, Robins helped launch "The Michael Eric Dyson Show" and "Up Front News" on public radio. She's also the founding Managing Producer of "The Peter Tilden Morning Show" on KABC in Los Angeles.
Robins is an endurance cyclist who's involved in fundraising for HIV/AIDS research and services including participating in an annual 585 mile bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles
She earned a degree in journalism from San Diego State University and attended graduate programs at the University of Southern California and the University of California at Berkeley.
- Occupation: Broadcast Journalist
- Organization: Marketplace from American Public Media
- Location: Los Angeles, CA USA
- Twitter: devinmaverick
- Was accepted for Jun 13-18 2010 Multimedia Training.
Digital media stories published elsewhere by Devin Maverick Robins:
- Hanging on to Home, Even After a Fall 
Tess Vigeland visits with Bernie and Joyce Murphy of Stallings, North Carolina. Four years after they purchased a townhome it's worth significantly less money. The Murphy's can afford their monthly mortgage payment, but because they can no longer count on making money when they do sell the house, they're changing their lifestyle to save more for the future and hope the market will one day recover. A special collaboration with the New York Times, asking "Which Way Home?"
- Which Way Home? 
Three years after the bubble burst, what role does home ownership play in the American dream? An hour-long special in collaboration with the New York Times, asking "Which Way Home?"
- They Walked Away, and They’re Glad They Did 
Tess Vigeland travels to Walnut Creek, California and Wilsonville, Oregon to talk with two different people about their decision to walk away from their mortgage and the financial consequesnces of their decidions. How are their credit scores? Do they ever want to own again? Do they have any residual guilt about defaulting on the biggest debt they had? A special collaboration with the New York Times, asking "Which Way Home?"
- Radio Legend Art Laboe on the Dedication 
Pioneering radio personality Art Laboe was the first DJ to play Rock and Roll on the West Coast airwaves. He put together the first compilation album which featured hits by different artists and is credited with coining the term “Oldies But Goodies.” Over the decades, Art Laboe has remained hugely popular among generations of Latinos who call in by the dozens to dedicated and request their favorite Oldie.
- Rural Rabble Rousing 
Much of inland California is rural and poor, a sharp contrast with hip, upscale coastal life. Residents in the rural regions sometimes live with a high degree of pollution. Producer Devin Robins visited three women who became activists over concerns for their communities’ health.
- Managing Your Money Through the Ages 
Marketplace Money joins forces with The New York Times to bring you stories about life's financial issues as they play out through the decades. It's a a special multimedia collaboration called "Money Through the Ages."
Content on this site written by Devin Maverick Robins (includes contributory writing):
- Gondola Servizio
- Gondola Servizio gives customers an opportunity to experience an authentic Venetian Gondola ride without crossing an ocean. April Quinn and Angelino Sandri, who met on a romantic Venetian gondola ride, ...