Emmy Award winning journalist and recently named, “Sexiest Female TV Personality” by Victoria’s Secret, Shaun Robinson is the weekend co-host and correspondent for “Access Hollywood” - the daily entertainment newsmagazine show in its tenth season of providing the most comprehensive coverage of entertainment news and personalities on television.
Shaun has covered the red carpet for the Academy Awards, Golden Globes, Emmy’s, and Grammy’s. She has served as a presenter for the “Latin Grammy Awards“, “Soul Train Music Awards“, “Lady of Soul Awards“, and the “Stellar Gospel Awards” and has represented Access Hollywood as co-host for NBC’s coverage of the Tournament of Roses Parade (2004), the Hollywood segment of the UNICEF Telethon, and the ShoWest Awards (2005). In addition, Shaun has co-hosted the official Pre-Shows for the Academy Awards ( 2006, 2005, 2003) and the Golden Globe Awards (2006, 2002). Shaun’s live coverage of “A Grand Night in Harlem” for the Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame garnered her an Emmy award.
Shaun can be seen contributing to reports on MSNBC. She is also the proud host of “TV One Access“, a show produced by Access Hollywood that takes viewers behind the velvet rope for an inside look at Who’s Who in Black Hollywood.
Shaun’s television and film credits include, “Bruce Almighty“, “America’s Sweethearts“, “Dr. Dolittle 2“, “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip“, “Charmed“, “She Spies“, “The Parkers“, “The Proud Family“, “Half & Half“, “Days of our Lives“, and “Any Day Now“. She has also been featured in the magazine pages of “In Style“, “Cosmopolitan“, “US Weekly“, “People“, “Life & Style“, “Essence“, “Ok!“, “Ebony“, and “Vibe” among others.
Before joining Access Hollywood, Shaun was an anchor and reporter for WSVN-TV in Miami, Florida where she anchored coverage of the Clinton Impeachment hearings and Hurricane Georges which devastated the Florida Keys. One of her most memorable and heart wrenching experiences during her tenure there was traveling to Oklahoma to profile survivors of the Oklahoma City bombing.
Prior to moving to Miami, Shaun was an anchor and reporter for KEYE-TV in Austin, Texas. While there, she earned an “American Women in Radio and Television” award for her series on “Profiles in Power“, focusing on women who made an impact in Central Texas. She also earned critical praise for her reporting from the notorious Huntsville Prison where she interviewed inmates on death row and examined the medical costs involved in the treatment of elderly prisoners.
Earlier, Shaun’s professional television career took her to Milwaukee, Wisconsin and WISN-TV where she worked as the weekend anchor and medical reporter and earned an Associated Press Award for her series, “Women and Cancer“. She also served as host of the daily talk show, “Milwaukee’s Talking” where she covered topics ranging from fashion and beauty tips to the infamous Jeffrey Dahmer murder trial.
Off the red carpet, Shaun devotes her time to many charitable organizations including, fulfilling her role as official spokesperson for the Los Angeles County, “Share Your Heart, Share Your Home” program which helps find permanent homes for minority children waiting for adoption.
Shaun is a native of Detroit, Michigan and a graduate of Spelman College in Atlanta.
For more information about Shaun, visit her Web site at ShaunRobinson.com.
And for more information on TV One, visit TVOneonline.com.