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.

Boston’s WBZ-TV is owned and operated by CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation

Starbase Academy (WBZ-TV)

Eye On Education: Young Scientists Visit Starbase Academy At Hanscom Air Force Base

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A Liana's Ransom crew member attempts to jump to safety. (Image Credit: U.S. Coast Guard)

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Director/actress Angelina Jolie attends the 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on January 15, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for BFCA)

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Meb Keflezighi at Hopkinton Middle School (WBZ-TV)

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Empty frame at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (CBS)

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Twenty five years ago, two thieves pulled off the largest art heist in history.


Coco is a dog at the center of an international custody battle. (WBZ-TV)

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Charla Nash (Image from Associated Press)

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MBTA Red Line (WBZ-TV)

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Education Secretary Jim Peyser (WBZ-TV)

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Amber and Carl Ellis (WBZ-TV)

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