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Paula Zahn is an American newscaster and journalist

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BirthdayFebruary 24, 1956
NationalityAmerican
FamousNewscaster, Media Personalities, Journalists
City/StateNebraska
SpousesRichard Cohen (m. 1987–2007)
Known asPaula Ann Zahn
Childrens Austin Bryce Cohen, Haley Cohen, Jared Brandon Cohen
Universities
  • Washington Junior High School
  • Naperville Central High School
  • Stephens College
  • Dowling College
Birth PlaceOmaha, Nebraska, United States
Height175cm
GenderFemale
Sun SignPisces
Born inOmaha, Nebraska, United States
Famous asNewscaster, Journalist
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Who is Paula Zahn?

Paula Ann Zahn is an American newscaster and journalist who has worked for several news channels in her extensive career so far. She anchored ‘The Health Show’ and ‘World News This Morning’ at ABC News. She hosted ‘This Morning ‘and ‘CBS Evening News’ on CBS. The graduate of Stephens College has also worked for Fox News Channel where she anchored the network’s show ‘Fox Report’. Zahn has contributed to several high-profile news projects at CNN as well. She currently hosts and produces the true crime documentary series titled ‘On the Case with Paula Zahn’ which airs on Investigation Discovery channel. Zahn, who is a benevolent soul in reality, is also known for her work with many charitable organizations. She serves on the board of members at Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation. Besides this, she is an active advocate for creating awareness on breast cancer. The American newscaster is also a loving mother of three children.

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Career

Initially, Paula Zahn worked as an intern at the WBBM-TV in Chicago, Illinois. Then she spent the next ten years serving at local stations around the nation, including KFMB-TV in San Diego, California, WFAA-TV in Dallas, Texas, KPRC-TV in Houston, Texas and KCBS-TV in Los Angeles, California. In 1987, she was hired by ABC News and began anchoring the network’s ‘The Health Show’. Within a few months she started co-anchoring ‘World News This Morning’ as well as anchoring the news segments on ‘Good Morning America’.

After this, Zahn joined CBS News and started working on the show ‘CBS This Morning’. She then went on to work as an anchor of CBS Evening News’ Saturday edition. Additionally, the American newscaster also contributed reports to ‘48 Hours’, ‘CBS News Sunday Morning’ and ‘Public Eye with Bryant Gumbel’. Then in 1999, Zahn joined Fox News Channel where she anchored ‘Fox Report’.

Soon after this, she launched her own prime time news program titled ‘The Edge with Paula Zahn’. She then began working at CNN in September 2001 and went on to launch her program titled ‘American Morning with Paula Zahn’ in January 2002. In 2003, during the Iraq War, she moved back to prime time and hosted a two-hour program which offered coverage of the war events.

In July 2007, the American journalist resigned from CNN and the following year she started working with New York City PBS stations WLIW and WNET. Two years later, she began hosting her self-produced show ‘On the Case with Paula Zahn’ on the Investigation Discovery channel.

Personal Life

Paula Zahn was born as Paula Ann Zahn on February 24, 1956 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA, to an IBM sales executive father and a schoolteacher mother. She has three siblings. She studied at Washington Junior High School and later graduated from the Naperville Central High School. Zahn continued her education at the Stephens College in Columbia and received her bachelor's degree in journalism in 1978. In May 2003, the American newscaster got her honorary degree from the Dowling College of Oakdale, New York.

Paula Zahn was married to real estate developer, Richard Cohen, from 1987 to 2007. Together, they have three kids.

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Paula Zahn biography timelines

  • // 24th Feb 1956
    Paula Zahn was born as Paula Ann Zahn on February 24, 1956 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA, to an IBM sales executive father and a schoolteacher mother. She has three siblings. She studied at Washington Junior High School and later graduated from the Naperville Central High School. Zahn continued her education at the Stephens College in Columbia and received her bachelor's degree in journalism in 1978. In May 2003, the American newscaster got her honorary degree from the Dowling College of Oakdale, New York.
  • // 1987
    Initially, Paula Zahn worked as an intern at the WBBM-TV in Chicago, Illinois. Then she spent the next ten years serving at local stations around the nation, including KFMB-TV in San Diego, California, WFAA-TV in Dallas, Texas, KPRC-TV in Houston, Texas and KCBS-TV in Los Angeles, California. In 1987, she was hired by ABC News and began anchoring the network’s ‘The Health Show’. Within a few months she started co-anchoring ‘World News This Morning’ as well as anchoring the news segments on ‘Good Morning America’.
  • // 1987
    Paula Zahn was married to real estate developer, Richard Cohen, from 1987 to 2007. Together, they have three kids.
  • // 1999
    After this, Zahn joined CBS News and started working on the show ‘CBS This Morning’. She then went on to work as an anchor of CBS Evening News’ Saturday edition. Additionally, the American newscaster also contributed reports to ‘48 Hours’, ‘CBS News Sunday Morning’ and ‘Public Eye with Bryant Gumbel’. Then in 1999, Zahn joined Fox News Channel where she anchored ‘Fox Report’.
  • // 2001
    Soon after this, she launched her own prime time news program titled ‘The Edge with Paula Zahn’. She then began working at CNN in September 2001 and went on to launch her program titled ‘American Morning with Paula Zahn’ in January 2002. In 2003, during the Iraq War, she moved back to prime time and hosted a two-hour program which offered coverage of the war events.
  • // 2007
    In July 2007, the American journalist resigned from CNN and the following year she started working with New York City PBS stations WLIW and WNET. Two years later, she began hosting her self-produced show ‘On the Case with Paula Zahn’ on the Investigation Discovery channel.

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Paula Zahn's FAQ

  • What is Paula Zahn birthday?

    Paula Zahn was born at 1956-02-24

  • Where is Paula Zahn's birth place?

    Paula Zahn was born in Omaha, Nebraska, United States

  • What is Paula Zahn nationalities?

    Paula Zahn's nationalities is American

  • Who is Paula Zahn spouses?

    Paula Zahn's spouses is Richard Cohen (m. 1987–2007)

  • Who is Paula Zahn childrens?

    Paula Zahn's childrens is Austin Bryce Cohen, Haley Cohen, Jared Brandon Cohen

  • What was Paula Zahn universities?

    Paula Zahn studied at Washington Junior High School, Naperville Central High School, Stephens College, Dowling College

  • How tall is Paula Zahn?

    Paula Zahn's height is 175

  • What is Paula Zahn's sun sign?

    Paula Zahn is Pisces

  • How famous is Paula Zahn?

    Paula Zahn is famouse as Newscaster, Journalist

  • What is Paula Zahn's facebook?

    Paula Zahn's facebook is https://www.facebook.com/PaulaZahnOfficial/

  • What is Paula Zahn's twitter?

    Paula Zahn's twitter is https://twitter.com/iampaulzahn/

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