Paula Ebben

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Award-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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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.


Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker with Emma and Addy Nozell (WBZ-TV)

NH Sisters On Mission To Take Selfie With Every Presidential Candidate

Two New Hampshire teens are snapping selfies with candidates and becoming informed at the same time.


Dr. Tommy Chang. (WBZ-TV)

Eye On Education: Superintendent Tommy Chang Officially Takes Over Boston Schools

Today marks a new beginning for Boston Public Schools. It’s the first day for the new superintendent.


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.




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