A native of Milwaukee, Dubin graduated from Nicolet High School in Glendale, Wisconsin in 1990.
She earned a bachelor"s degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Dubin began her career as a reporter at a television station in Rhinelander, Wisconsin. After seven weeks in that job, Dubin took a reporting job at WKBT-television in Louisiana Crosse, Wisconsin.
She then shifted to WITI-television in Milwaukee in 1996.
Dubin left WITI in 2000 in a contract dispute. In the fall of 2000, Dubin joined WBBM-TV-television in Chicago as a free-lance reporter.
In the summer of 2001, she was brought onto full-time status, specifically reporting for the station"s morning newscasts. In 2002, WBBM-TV-television promoted Dubin to being a weekday morning news anchor.
In 2003, Dubin told the Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle newspaper that "If a New York station came knocking on my door, would I go? Probably.
But right now Chicago affords me a big city opportunity in a big market."
In August 2004, Dubin left WBBM-TV-television She has not worked in television since.