Going Solo with Matthew Mayer

Going Solo with Matthew Mayer

Episode 19: 90 Day Fiancé Host and Emmy Award Winning Shaun Robinson goes in-depth with Matthew Mayer on the Going Solo Podcast

April 29, 2024

Emmy Award Winning Journalist, Shaun Robinson, shares her remarkable career, with Matthew Mayer of The Going Solo Podcast. Robinson brings us along her inspiring journey from Detroit, Michigan to Hollywood. From hosting 16 years on NBC’s Access Hollywood to hosting one of the most popular shows on TV today – 90 Day Fiance. From breaking barriers to always giving back, excited to share our fun conversation coming soon on the Going Solo Podcast. Robinson’s story is both one of leading the way and inspiration. She is the CEO of S.H.A.U.N Foundation for Girls, https://www.shaunfoundationforgirls.org, which was created to help girls and young women have access to opportunities that they need to succeed in life.

Always a professional, with an unstoppable drive to push forward, enjoy this fun conversation with Mayer and Robinson on The Going Solo Podcast

More About Shaun Robinson via Wikipedia: Robinson’s career began in Detroit at WGPR-TV (now WWJ-TV), the first African-American owned television station in the U.S. After that Robinson was a medical reporter and weekend anchor for WISN-TV in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where her series on women and cancer garnered her an Associated Press award. She also served as host of the daily talk show Milwaukee’s Talking. Robinson later joined newly formed KEYE-TV in Austin, Texas, in 1995, as a reporter and anchor where her series “Profiles in Power”, focusing on women who made an impact in Central Texas, earned Robinson an American Women in Radio and Television award. In 1999, she started working as a weekend anchor and correspondent for Access Hollywood, a job that eventually lasted for 16 years. Before joining Access Hollywood, Robinson was a reporter and anchor for WSVN-TV in Miami, Florida. During her tenure there, Robinson anchored coverage of both the Clinton impeachment hearings and of Hurricane George, which devastated the Florida Keys. She traveled to Oklahoma to profile survivors of the Oklahoma City bombing.

She filled in for Meredith Vieira on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire for the week of June 8–12, 2009. She has contributed reports to television shows NBC Nightly News and Today. In October 2010, Robinson was a guest star on a celebrity edition episode of the game show Don’t Forget the Lyrics. She played and won $10,000 for her selected charity, Girls, Inc. Robinson co-hosted the NBC coverage of the Tournament of Roses Parade with Al Roker in 2011 and 2012.[1] She has provided coverage for the Academy Awards, Golden Globes, Emmy Awards and Grammy Awards.[1] In 2016, Robinson began hosting Tell All specials for TLC’s 90 Day Fiancé and its spin-offs.[4] In 2019, Robinson landed the role of Kris Kensington on BET’s Games People Play.[4] In February 2020, Forbes published an article about Robinson as part of the magazine’s an ongoing series “The Secrets of Successful Women.”[4] Her first book titled Exactly As I Am: Celebrated Women Share Candid Advice with Today’s Girls on What it Takes to Believe in Yourself was published on March 31, 2009, by Ballantine Books. The book of motivational advice and anecdotes presents quotes and stories from role models notable for confidence, determination and generosity. The book inspires girls to find their inner strength, become confident, and believe in themselves.

More About Matthew Mayer: Matthew Mayer is a #1 Billboard Charting Artist and Two-Time Telly Award Winner. In recent years, Matthew’s music has become synonymous with the explosion of viral online content and music streaming. From his 2022 album ‘Piano Lullabies’ quickly amassing more than 60 million streams on Amazon Music, to his latest hit ‘When Flowers Grew Wild’ being used in over 90 Thousand Instagram Reels, Mayer’s piano music is vast. Having experienced first hand the journey of a small town pianist turned international performer, Matthew has dedicated much of his life to the genre of solo piano, and helping other independent artists shine in the process. From developing and teaching a first of its kind course (The Business of Music) at his alma mater to founding SoloPiano.com – an online platform dedicated to celebrating and promoting the largest collection of independent solo piano artists (Over 450 Artists Worldwide) – Matthew continues to dedicate himself to spreading the timeless magic of solo piano music and interviewing some of the most creative people around the world.

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