Paula Ebben

WBZ-TV's Paula EbbenAward-winning journalist Paula Ebben co-anchors WBZ-TV News at 6PM with co-anchor David Wade and WBZ-TV 10PM News on myTV38 with co-anchor Liam Martin. Ebben also reports across WBZ-TV’s newscasts including WBZ-TV News’ innovative “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, 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.

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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Workers make pies for Thanksgiving at Centerville Pie Company (WBZ-TV)

Adults With Disabilities Help With Thanksgiving Rush At Cape Cod Bakery

The Cape Cod business is whipping up delicious desserts, with some bakers who add an extra layer of sweetness

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Boston College spokesman Jack Dunn (WBZ-TV)

Jack Dunn Says He Was Unfairly Portrayed As Villain In ‘Spotlight’

Jack Dunn, the spokesman for Boston College, wants the public to know this story about uncovering the truth, contains a scene that is a complete lie.


Students use tablets in class (WBZ-TV)

Eye On Education: PARCC vs. MCAS

State education officials are about to decide on a key graduation requirement for students across the state.


Amesbury High School students learn in Math on the River class (WBZ-TV)

Eye On Education: Math On The Merrimack River

Math teachers are taking advantage of a local historic treasure for their lessons.


Beacon Academy students (WBZ-TV)

Eye On Education: Boston Program Adds Year Of Learning Between 8th & 9th Grade

Beacon Academy is a program in Boston that is the only one of its kind in the country.


Katie Curran, Project Next Generation (WBZ-TV)

Eye On Education: Project Next Generation

Technology often helps teachers in the classroom add to the educational experience. But sometimes, access to technology can help students create opportunities for themselves.


Acorns. (WBZ-TV)

What The Abundance Of Acorns Means For Winter And Spring

First we had raindrops falling on our heads; now it’s acorns. But why?


Norm Gouin will be among those to perform a hymn he co-wrote at Pope Francis' Philadelphia mass. (WBZ-TV)

Holy Cross Music Director Co-Wrote Hymn For Pope’s Philadelphia Mass

The work of a chaplain at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester will take center stage during the largest, most public event of Pope Francis’ trip to America.


Pope Francis leaves after celebrating evening Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral September 24, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Anthony Behar-Pool/Getty Images)

Paula Ebben’s Papal Visit Blog: Pope Francis In New York City

Pope Francis is expected to speak to the United Nations General Assembly and visit The National September 11 Memorial & Museum Friday.


Marianne and Becky Duddy-Burke and their 2 daughters. (WBZ-TV)

Gay Hyde Park Family Traveling To Philadelphia To See Pope Francis

More than a million pilgrims are expected to jam Philadelphia during Pope Francis’ visit this weekend. Among them, families from the gay community, including one from Hyde Park.



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