Who We Are

Black Robin Media is where great ideas take flight…

We’re a full-service television and video production company that brings to life some of the industry’s most innovative projects. From specials, series, short films and digital content to promos, PSAs, commercials and marketing tapes, our award-winning creative team uses the art of storytelling, imagery and sound, along with the latest media technology to connect with audiences around the world.

We  collaborate with our clients throughout the entire production process, beginning at concept design through final project delivery. At each stage of development, we provide a variety of unique approaches and ideas to craft a captivating story that expresses our clients’ message, while engaging audiences across all media platforms.

With a proven reputation for delivering the highest quality work, on time and on budget, Black Robin Media knows how to meet our clients’ bottom line, while providing a level of creativity and production value far beyond expectations.

Lynne Robinson, Owner and Executive Producer of Black Robin Media, is a Producer, Director and Writer who has made her mark in entertainment, sports and news production. Ms. Robinson began her career at ABC News in New York City on World News Tonight with Peter Jennings.  She then joined the field of sports television at NBA Entertainment. As a Producer and Senior Producer at NBAE, Ms. Robinson’s works include the Emmy Award-winning NBA at 50, a documentary hosted by Denzel Washington highlighting the history of the National Basketball Association and it’s players, as well as The Team Up Celebration, an All-Star Weekend live performance show featuring celebrities and athletes from around the world. In addition, she produced several commercials, public service announcements and on-air promo campaigns featuring NBA and WNBA players.

Ms. Robinson has since earned several television show credits, including Executive Producer of the ASPiRE Network’s talk series Exhale featuring Co-hosts Issa Rae, Malinda Williams, Rene Syler, Angela Burt-Murray and Erin Jackson engaging in provocative conversation with celebrities and experts about today’s hottest topics, and Senior Producer and Showrunner of the pop culture and current events series Weekly with Ed Gordon on BET.  Her works also include the TV One special In Conversation: The Senator Barack Obama Interview, which as the Executive Producer, Producer and Director of the show, Ms. Robinson won a 2008 NAACP Image Award. She followed up the success of this show, with In Conversation: The Michelle Obama Interview garnering a second NAACP Image Award in 2009. She was also the Producer and Writer of the Discovery Health Channel series The Power of Sport, hosted by the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team, featuring Mia Hamm, Brandi Chastain and Julie Foudy, and she was the Producer, Director and Writer of the TV One television series Singletary Says, hosted by Author and nationally syndicated Washington Post columnist, Michelle Singletary.

In addition, Ms. Robinson has produced, directed and written extensive on-air promos, commercials and videos for clients such as PBS, Animal Planet, Discovery Health, National Geographic Channel, BBC America, TV One and So Others Might Eat (SOME). She also produced and wrote a PSA for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture and numerous films featured in the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel, The Sports Museum of America, the William Jefferson Clinton Library, the Basketball Hall of Fame, the Muhammad Ali Center, Michael Jackson: The Official Exhibition and the Smithsonian’s Apollo Theater: Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing. 

Ms. Robinson serves as a member of the Washington, D.C. chapter of Women In Film and Video. She is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

Ms. Robinson is also active in several organizations committed to the growth and promotion of children’s well being. She is a founding board member of the City Collegiate Public Charter School, a former board member of the Latin American Montessori Bilingual Public Charter School, a member of the Washington D.C. chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated and a founder of Level 8, an organization which helps at-risk youth reach their potential through educational and political leadership. Through this organization, she mentored teenage girls at the SEED Public Charter School and through the I Have A Dream Foundation.

Ms. Robinson graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in English Literature.

 

Contact Lynne via email

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