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.

Amber and Carl Ellis (WBZ-TV)

Fundraising Efforts Underway For Injured Habitat For Humanity Volunteer

Carl Ellis was roofing a house being built by Habitat when he fell two stories.

12/04/2014

Louis Charpentier (WBZ-TV)

Volunteers Keep 103-Year-Old Leominster Man’s Christmas Tradition Alive

For the past 64 years, the man known as ‘Mr. Christmas’ has been carving figures out of styrofoam.

12/02/2014

Sixth graders at the Irving Middle School in Roslindale. (WBZ-TV)

Eye On Education: Program Teaches Girls How To Control Media And Message

Images in magazines, on TV, and online can shape a young girl’s self-esteem.

11/17/2014

North Andover's Windrush Farm provides therapy for its visitors. (Windrush Farm Facebook photo)

Therapeutic North Andover Farm Celebrating 50th Anniversary

North Andover’s Windrush Farm, a therapeutic organization is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

09/16/2014

Tennis instructor Kaitlynn Cates was injured in the marathon bombing. (WBZ-TV)

Marathon Bombing Survivor Returns To Tennis Court

A star college tennis player who was terribly injured in the Boston Marathon bombings is back on the court.

09/04/2014

College students are helping high school students with the financial aid process thanks to a local program. (WBZ)

Eye On Education: Mentors Helping High School Students Achieve College Dreams

The College Advising Corp speaks with high school students about the application process.

09/02/2014

Topping off ceremony at Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville. (WBZ-TV)

Plainville Slots Parlor Reaches Construction Milestone

Construction workers attached the final steel beam to the shell of the Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville.

08/27/2014

A photo taken on September 29, 2011 shows US freelance reporter James Foley (L) on the highway between the airport and the West Gate of Sirte, Libya.  (Photo credit ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

James Foley Colleague Calls Him Inspiration To Fellow Journalists

The shock and horror felt worldwide after the execution of war correspondent James Foley was even more acute for his fellow journalists covering the Middle East.

08/21/2014

students, testing, classroom

Eye On Education: SAT Receiving Substantial Makeover

The goal of the changes to the exam is to get the content more in line with what students are learning in the classroom.

08/18/2014

Teachers and students work on a project together. (WBZ-TV)

Eye On Education: Innovative Camp Not Your Ordinary Summer School

An innovative camp lets kids work in freedom on math and science and sparks an interest.

07/31/2014

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