Paula Ebben

WBZ-TV's Paula Ebben

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Award-winning journalist Paula Ebben co-anchors WBZ-TV News at 5:30PM and WBZ-TV 8PM News on myTV38 with co-anchor Liam Martin. Ebben also reports across WBZ-TV’s newscasts including WBZ-TV News’ “Eye on Education” reports.

A Central Massachusetts native raised in Shrewsbury, Ebben previously worked as an anchor and reporter at New England Cable News. Before joining NECN, Ebben was an anchor and reporter at WGMC-TV in Worcester.

Ebben received a 2014 Columbia DuPont Award and a 2013 Peabody Award as part of WBZ-TV’s team coverage of the Boston Marathon Bombings. She has been nominated for multiple New England Emmy Awards for Anchor, Consumer Reporter, Education Series and for Writing. In 2005, Ebben received a regional RTNDA Edward R. Murrow Award for Best Feature Reporting. In 2011, she was chosen to report for all CBS stations from The Royal Wedding in London, England. She has also reported from the Democratic (’04) and Republican National Conventions (’04 and ’16). She has interviewed First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House, reported from the Canonization of the Popes in Rome and covered the three city visit of Pope Francis to the United States.

Ebben graduated cum laude from Boston College with a BA degree in English. Ebben serves on the Board of Trustees of her alma mater, Notre Dame Academy in Worcester. She also does volunteer work for Bridge Over Troubled Waters, the Boston College Alumni Board of Directors, the Women’s Alumni Mentoring Program at Boston College, Newton Country Day School of the Sacred Heart and The Roxbury Latin School.

Ebben and her husband reside in the Greater Boston area with their four children.

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Engineering class at Medway HS (WBZ-TV)

Eye On Education: Medway Engineering Class Brings Students Knowledge, Joy

The Medway school system is teaching engineering thanks to a grant from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.


The Rockport Christmas tree. (WBZ-TV)

Rockport Woman Donates Christmas Tree To Town 29 Years After Planting It

A Rockport woman planted a tree when she was five years old. This year she gave the 47-foot tree to the town to celebrate Christmas.


One of the residents of Bob's Turkey Farm. (WBZ-TV)

Business Booming Again At Lancaster Turkey Farm Months After Devastating Fire

Business is cranking again at Bob’s Turkey Farm after a fire ripped through the business this summer.


The students of the Ipswich robotics program. (WBZ-TV)

Ipswich Robotics Students Help Whale Researcher With ‘SnotBot’ Drone

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Student at Crocker Elementary School casts ballot (WBZ-TV)

Fitchburg Elementary Students Cast Ballots In Mock Election

As Crocker Elementary School goes, so goes the nation. Bet you haven’t heard that one before.


WBZ-TV's Steve Burton presents the Ron Burton Community Service Award to Pete Frates. (WBZ-TV)

Pete Frates Receives Ron Burton Community Service Award

He’s the king of the Ice Bucket Challenge to fight ALS. And today Pete Frates received an award that’s dear to everyone at WBZ-TV.



Para-Rowers To Compete At All Levels In Head Of The Charles Regatta

This year, for the first time, rowers with disabilities are competing at all levels at this weekend’s Head of the Charles Regatta.


A holocaust memorial at a cemetery in Milton was vandalized (WBZ)

Milton Cemetery Holocaust Memorial Vandalized

A pedestal is all that’s left in a Milton cemetery, and police are trying to find out who vandalized a Holocaust memorial there.


Members of the Groveland Fire Department. (WBZ-TV)

5 Women Answering The Call For Groveland Fire Department

At the Groveland Fire Department, five women are now on the job as firefighters and women now make up nearly 20 percent of the force.



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