In the course of her extensive career, American journalist and newscaster Paula Ann Zahn has worked for numerous news organisations. “The Health Show” and “World News This Morning” were both hosted by her on ABC News.
She was the showrunner for “This Morning” and “CBS Evening News” on CBS. She was the host of the programme “Fox Report” on the Fox News Channel. Paula Zahn attended Stephens University. Zahn has also contributed to a number of significant CNN news projects.
On the Case with Paula Zahn, a true crime programme on the Investigation Discovery channel, is hosted and produced by her. Zahn has a reputation for working with numerous philanthropic organisations. She has a good heart in real life. She is a director on the board of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation. In addition to this, she exerts a lot of effort to promote breast cancer awareness.
Paula Zahn’s Childhood
The American actress Paula Zahn was born Paula Ann Zahn on February 24, 1956, in Omaha, Nebraska. Norm Zahn, her mother’s husband, works as a sales executive for IBM, while Betty Zahn teaches art in a public school.
In the same way, she was born and raised in Canton, Ohio, and later relocated to Naperville, Illinois, where her father had a job. Along with her parents, Zahn grew up with three siblings. Steve, Mark, and Leslie are the names of Zahn’s brothers in addition to Steve.
Washington Central High School is where the newscaster attended and received her diploma in 1974. Paula continued her education at Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, and graduated with a journalism bachelor’s degree there in 1978.
Paula participated in a number of beauty pageants while she was a college student. She competed in the Miss Teenage America Pageant in 1973, reaching the semifinals.
Career of Paula Zahn
Paula Zahn began her employment with the Chicago, Illinois-based WBBM-TV as an intern. Later, she worked for local stations across the country for the following 10 years, including KFMB-TV in San Diego, California, WFAA-TV in Dallas, Texas, KPRC-TV in Houston, Texas, and KCBS-TV in Los Angeles, California. She was hired by ABC News in 1987 and started hosting the network’s “The Health Show.” A few months later, she began co-anchoring “World News This Morning” and serving as the lead anchor for the news segments on “Good Morning America.”
Zahn then joined CBS News and began working on the programme “CBS This Morning.” She later went on to work as the Saturday night anchor for CBS Evening News. The American newscaster additionally provided stories for “48 Hours,” “CBS News Sunday Morning,” and “Public Eye with Bryant Gumbel.” Later, in 1999, Zahn switched over to Fox News Channel, where she hosted “Fox Report.”
The Edge with Paula Zahn, her own prime time news programme, debuted not long after. She subsequently started working for CNN in September 2001, and in January 2002, she debuted her own programme, “American Morning with Paula Zahn.” During the Iraq War in 2003, she returned to prime time and led a two-hour programme that provided coverage of the conflict’s happenings.
The American journalist left CNN in July 2007 and began working for the New York City PBS stations WLIW and WNET in 2008. Two years later, she started hosting the Investigation Discovery channel’s self-produced programme “On the Case with Paula Zahn.”
Paula Zahn’s Private Life
On February 24, 1956, in Omaha, Nebraska, Paula Ann Zahn was born.
Her mother worked as a teacher, and her father managed sales for IBM. She is the third of three kids. She attended Washington Junior High before transferring to Naperville Central High School, where she eventually received her graduation.
To complete her schooling at Stephens College, Zahn relocated to Columbia, Missouri.
She graduated with a bachelor’s in journalism in 1978.
The Dowling College in Oakdale, New York awarded the American newscaster an honorary degree in May 2003.
Richard Cohen, a real estate investor, and Paula Zahn were wed from 1987 to 2007. Three children total between them.