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.

Avandro Goncalves of Brockton is unable to walk after accidentally falling out a window at his home. (WBZ-TV)

Brockton Boy Continues Fight To Walk After Falling Out Window

A young Brockton boy who fell out of his bedroom window in March continues his fight to walk again.

06/16/2015

James Dodge skateboarding with Shawn Kain (WBZ-TV)

Skateboard Therapy Helps Whitman Boy Soar

Skateboarding therapy is making all the difference for a Whitman boy who has daily seizures.

06/10/2015

Pamela Smart talks to WBZ-TV,  June 2, 2015. (WBZ-TV)

Serving Life Sentence, Pamela Smart Remorseful Over Husband’s Death

Pamela Smart knows the hate she’s felt from the public since her 1991 conviction for the conspiracy to murder her husband Gregg has never weakened.

06/03/2015

Pamela Smart in an exclusive interview with WBZ-TV's Paula Ebben. (WBZ-TV)

Pamela Smart: Husband’s Death Something ‘I Have To Carry For The Rest Of My Life’

Speaking from a maximum security prison in New York where she has been held for the last 23 years, Pamela Smart is adamant about her guilt – and also her innocence.

06/03/2015

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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.

05/26/2015

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

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