Paula Ebben

WBZ-TV's Paula EbbenAward-winning journalist Paula Ebben co-anchors WBZ-TV News at 6PM with co-anchor Jonathan Elias, and they co-anchor WBZ-TV News at 10PM on sister-station myTV38 (WSBK-TV). 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.

Boston’s WBZ-TV is owned and operated by CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation.

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Report: Nearly Half Of Boston Restaurants Had Serious Health Violations In 2014

Inspectors found serious violations in more than 1,300 Boston restaurants.

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UMass Lowell (WBZ-TV)

Eye On Education: High School Students Learn Science, Business At UMass Lowell

An impressive class for honors students at Lowell High School combines science and business and they’re taking advantage of a resource right in their own neighborhood.

05/18/2015

Sale (WBZ-TV)

When A Sale Is Not A Sale: The Worst Offenders

A local consumer magazine found that sometimes a seemingly great discount, isn’t a discount at all.

05/01/2015

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Free Range Parenting: New Trend Or Old School Approach?

How much freedom should we give our kids and when? One family’s struggle with this topic is now grabbing national headlines and it’s even earned a name: “Free-Range Parenting.”

04/29/2015

Starbase Academy (WBZ-TV)

Eye On Education: Young Scientists Visit Starbase Academy At Hanscom Air Force Base

Students get introduced to new opportunities at the Starbase Academy at Hanscom Air Force Base.

WBZ-TV–04/13/2015

A Liana's Ransom crew member attempts to jump to safety. (Image Credit: U.S. Coast Guard)

Crew Members Recall Harrowing Rescue Off Gloucester Coast

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued several members of the Canadian tall ship Liana’s Ransom despite difficult conditions.

03/31/2015

Director/actress Angelina Jolie attends the 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on January 15, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for BFCA)

Angelina Jolie Undergoes Further Preventive Surgery

The actress just announced she had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed in an effort to decrease her chance of developing the disease that killed her mother.

03/24/2015

Meb Keflezighi at Hopkinton Middle School (WBZ-TV)

Boston Marathon Champ Inspires Hopkinton Students

Perseverance pays. That’s the message 2014 Boston Marathon men’s champion Meb Keflezighi brought to some Hopkinton students today.

03/18/2015

Empty frame at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (CBS)

Investigators Confident Paintings Stolen From Gardner Museum Will Be Found

Twenty five years ago, two thieves pulled off the largest art heist in history.

03/17/2015

Coco is a dog at the center of an international custody battle. (WBZ-TV)

North Attleboro Couple In International Custody Battle Over Dog

A North Attleboro family adopted a dog from Aruba, but a woman says the couple unlawfully took her pet.

03/17/2015

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