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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Worshipers reach out to Pope Francis as he arrives to greet and bless seminarians, novices, and religious guests at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception September 23, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jim Bourg-Pool/Getty Images)

Paula Ebben’s Papal Visit Blog: Next Stop, Congress

The Pope’s historic speech to Congress is coming Thursday morning.


Pope Francis and President Barack Obama, September 22, 2015 at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Paula Ebben’s Papal Visit Blog: Welcome To The White House

We are witnessing the first Pope from Latin America visiting the first African-American president at The White House.


Pope Francis in Santiago de Cuba on September 21, 2015. (Photo credit FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Paula Ebben’s Papal Visit Blog: Never Know Who You’ll See

Pope Francis arrives Tuesday at 4 p.m. at Joint Base Andrews where he’ll be greeted by the President and First Lady. Buckle up – the pope loves surprises!


Dylan Lopez (WBZ-TV)

Waltham Student Wins Contest To See Pope, Hopes To Talk Immigration

The 12-year-old won an essay contest for one of the hottest tickets in the nation.



Eye On Education: Mass. Lawmaker Wants To Study ‘Pay It Forward’ Tuition System

A Massachusetts representative will be introducing a bill to study whether the state should adopt a different way for college students to pay their tuition.


An intern at the New England Aquarium. (WBZ-TV)

Eye On Education: New England Aquarium Prepares Teens To ‘Face The World’

The aquarium offers internships and volunteer opportunities for high school students all year long.


Attorney General Maura Healey at a press conference in Boston on Monday. (Kim Tunnicliffe/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Manufacturer Of Overdose Drug To Pay Massachusetts $325,000

The company that produces the overdose reversal drug naloxone has agreed to pay Massachusetts $325,000 to help offset the drug’s cost.


The Performing Project in Lawrence. (WBZ-TV)

Performing Project In Lawrence Brings Theater Experience To City Kids

Bringing the excitement of theater to city kids who may not otherwise be able to have the experience. That’s the goal of The Performing Project in Lawrence.


Jenny and Rob Daigle have found strength in each other as Rob fights ALS. (WBZ-TV)

Newburyport Man Diagnosed With ALS Finds Strength In New Bride

Jenny and Rob Daigle find strength in each other’s love as Rob battles ALS.


'Serial' assignment at Waltham High School (WBZ-TV)

Eye On Education: Waltham High School Assigned ‘Serial’ Podcast

Instead of reading, students at Waltham High School are listening to a popular podcast.




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