Robinson had been the managing editor at KCBS-TV Channel 2 in the early 1990s and had also worked at KTTV/FOX-TV Channel 11. He won eight Emmy awards during a 22-year television career as a producer and reporter. His wife, Carol Lin, is an anchor and correspondent for CNN. All is from the LAT obituary.
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