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Paula Ebben

WBZ-TV's Paula EbbenAward-winning journalist Paula Ebben co-anchors WBZ-TV News at 5PM with co-anchor Jonathan Elias and Chief Meteorologist Eric Fisher. She also co-anchors WBZ-TV News at Noon with co-anchor David Wade, and she reports across WBZ-TV’s newscasts.

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 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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Eye On Education: Tyngsboro High Student Uses Robot To Keep Up In School

Connor Flanagan of Tyngsboro uses a VGo robot to virtually attend school, while he is home recovering from surgery.

03/03/2014

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Study Finds DNA Screening Better At Identifying Prenatal Genetic Defects

In a new study, doctors at Tufts Medical Center found that the DNA test performed significantly better compared to the traditional screening for hormones and proteins. Both only require a simple blood sample.

02/26/2014

Students at WPI's “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day” workshop. (WBZ-TV)

Eye On Education: Worcester Polytechnic Institute Introduces Girls To Engineering

WPI hosted “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day” in hopes of shrinking the large engineering gender gap.

02/24/2014

The Pierce Middle School in Milton. (WBZ-TV)

Eye On Education: ‘Flipped Classroom’ Trend Has Students Learn At Home First

Eighth grade math students in Milton take virtual lessons at home, and then have it reinforced by a teacher.

02/17/2014

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Florists Hustling To Stay Ahead Of Valentine’s Day, Winter Storm

In the beautiful world of beautiful flowers, this is the busiest time of the year.

02/12/2014

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Future Of Boston: Focus On Education Will Shape Economy

The Future of Boston depends on the next generation being prepared for tomorrow’s challenges.

02/11/2014

The Tufts At Tech program gives students hands-on experience as veterinarians. (WBZ-TV)

Eye On Education: Worcester Tech Students Get Hands On Experience With Veterinarians

It looks like a typical trip to the veterinarian; a weigh-in for Ava, a skittish cat and a surgery for a dog named Isaac, but this clinic is at a vocational high school.

02/03/2014

A student at the Innovation Institute. (WBZ-TV)

Eye On Education: Innovation Institute Introduces Kids To Science

A new after school program in Newton called the Innovation Institute is trying to get kids interested in science at a young age.

01/27/2014

Ben Meyers and Lyle Shaw. (WBZ-TV)

Local Musicians Hoping To Become Stars One Click At A Time

Becoming a star in the music industry today takes more than just talent as a singer or musician.

01/26/2014

Steps To Success gets students ready for college. (WBZ-TV)

Eye On Education: Steps To Success Helps Students Prepare For College

Steps to Success, a program at Brookline High School, is developing an amazing track record getting some unlikely kids through college.

01/21/2014

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