Alumni Profile: Khalea Ross Robinson

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Khalea Ross Robinson

Education

MIT, BS Civil Engineering, Double Minors: French, Political Science (2011)

Biography

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Khalea Ross Robinson is an Associate Producer at '60 Minutes Overtime' at CBS News. She is a member of the Producers Guild of America and prior to producing for 60 Minutes' digital platform, was an Associate Producer at ‘Face the Nation’ on CBS, and a Producer at 'Tavis Smiley' on PBS. At MIT, Khalea majored in Civil Engineering and double minored in Political Science and French; Khalea graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a 5.0 GPA.

She has worked at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in the Executive Office of the President in Washington, DC; at the engineering firm Eiffage in France; at the law firm Sullivan & Cromwell in New York; and as Staff Assistant to the President at MIT.  Over the years, Khalea developed a keen interest in media and left the JD program at Harvard Law School to pursue a career in media.

Khalea was named the 2011 Henry Ford II Scholar by MIT for attaining the highest academic standing in the MIT School of Engineering, and was an active member of the Black Students' Union while a student at the Institute.  She was born in Washington, DC and moved to St. Kitts as a young girl.

Khalea and the Face the Nation teamKhalea and the Face the Nation team
Khalea producing CBS shoot Khalea on a shoot for CBS News