Meet Robin Smith

robin_and_bud_photo_croppedRobin Smith is both a civic and community leader, and has been a trusted voice in St. Louis for more than forty years as a television news anchor and reporter. She has gained the respect of Missouri families by bringing transparent, fair, and unbiased news to the forefront, and she is ready to bring those same traits to the Missouri Secretary of State’s office.

Active in her community for decades, Robin has served on dozens of community and civic boards to improve the lives of students, mothers and children, minorities, and the elderly. She was elected Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees for St. Louis University, and also served on the March of Dimes of St. Louis Board, Gateway Arch Expansion Advisory Committee at the United Way of Greater St. Louis, and the Missouri State Board of Directors for the American Cancer Society.

Robin has also served on the 21st Century Task Force at the University of Missouri, Episcopal Archdiocese of St. Louis Board, the Minority Scholarship Board at Washington University Medical School, National Board of Overseers and National Board of Alumni at the Lindenwood Colleges, St. Louis Press Club Board, the Advertising Women of St. Louis Board, Deaconess Hospital Board, Grace Hill Settlement House Board, and St. Joseph Hospital / Hospice Board.

A 42-year member of American Federation of Radio and Television Artists (AFTRA), Robin Smith joined KMOX-TV Channel 4 as an anchor and reporter on June 1, 1978, and loyal viewers have relied on her unbiased professionalism to bring them complete coverage of the daily news,as well as coverage on top news topics.

Robin earn her Executive Masters in International Business from St. Louis University School of Business and Administration, and also graduated from Lindenwood College with a double Major in Communication Arts and Psychology.

As host of the Sammy Davis, Jr. Memorial Variety Club Telethon, Smith served as a grand master of ceremonies and was instrumental in motivating viewers to give from their hearts for many of the area’s physically disabled children. Smith was also host of the United Negro College Fund Telethon which helped enable students who need financial assistance to get a college education.
Robin is married to Isaac “Bud” Stallworth, who is one of only three to graduate from the University of Kansas as an “All American Academic and All American Athlete.” Bud is a basketball broadcaster and a retired Executive with the University of Kansas where he worked in construction design management. Stallworth played in the National Basketball Association for the New Orleans Jazz and Seattle Supersonics.

Robin has made a career bringing transparent, fair, and unbiased news to Missouri families, and being a public servant in her community. She will bring those same traits with her to the Missouri Secretary of State’s office.