Robert Maxwell joined the KXAN team in March 2012 as co-anchor of KXAN News Today.
He is also a part of KXAN’s investigative reporting team and will be transitioning to his new position as anchor of KXAN News at 9 on the CW.
A native of Canada, Robert attended the Carleton University School of Journalism in his hometown of Ottawa, Ontario. The program involved four years of intense training and internships at venues like Parliament Hill that led directly to his first radio job.
While working in radio news in Montreal, Quebec a friend told Robert about a job opportunity at the Weather Network, Canada’s answer to The Weather Channel.
When he showed up for what he thought was an audition for a national radio gig, Robert found himself in front of a TV camera and green screen and loved every minute of it. He was soon hired as a Regional Weather Specialist at The Weather Network’s popular Toronto morning show.
But telling news stories remains Robert‘s true passion. That drive has led to exciting television reporting and anchoring roles in Toronto and at the ABC affiliates in Orlando, Florida and Salt Lake City, Utah. Robert broke a number of significant stories including one that led to reforms in how law enforcement is trained in applying state conceal-and-carry laws. Another dealt with public employees generating fake documents at a Driver License Division office.
Robert calls Cedar Park home with his author wife, three beautiful stepdaughters and a happy black lab named Copper. During his free time, Robert enjoys exploring Austin’s ever-expanding list of restaurants, music venues, wineries and the winding roads of the Hill Country.