Paula Ebben

WBZ-TV's Paula EbbenAward-winning journalist Paula Ebben co-anchors WBZ-TV News at 5:30PM and WBZ-TV 8PM News on myTV38 with co-anchor Liam Martin. Ebben also reports across WBZ-TV’s newscasts including WBZ-TV News’ “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, Education Series 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. She has also reported from the Democratic (’04) and Republican National Conventions (’04 and ’16). She has interviewed First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House, reported from the Canonization of the Popes in Rome and covered the three city visit of Pope Francis to the United States.

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.

Eye On Education: Outward Bound Camp Draws Kids To Thompson Island

It’s a summer camp where the outdoors is the classroom, and nature is the teacher. And you can find it in Boston Harbor.


William Evans Looks Back At Career With Boston Police

Commissioner Evans is preparing to leave the force he’s served after 38 years.


‘Love To The Rescue’: Santa, Firefighters Visit Shriners Hospital For Christmas In July

The festivities were courtesy of the “elves” from the Boston Firefighters Burn Foundation. They brought some unexpected joy to kids who can really use it.


Call For Action Gets Replacement for Water Resistant Phone Fail

Jaylynn Pridgen’s 2-year-old phone stopped working after a dunk in the pool. This was a water-resistant Samsung. That’s why she bought it.


Call For Action Team Helps Family Get Full Refund For Airplane Ticket Mix Up

When Tara Kilgallen’s family arrived at the ticket counter for their trip to Hawaii, they were told they had four tickets. One problem is they are a family of five.


Students Shine A Light On Quality Mental Health Initiatives In High Schools

The Shine Initiative, a non-profit in Central Massachusetts, is helping students “shine a light” on good mental health at school.


Airbnb, Hosts Upset After Boston Votes To Regulate Short-Term Rentals

Boston is cracking down on short-term rentals like Airbnb.


College Bound Program Helps Boston Students Plan Their Future

The College Bound program provides resources and support for high school students from otherwise under-served communities.


Duxbury Woman Discovers She Has Been Paying Real Estate Taxes On Storage Bin

A Duxbury woman recently discovered she has been paying real estate taxes on a plastic storage bin worth $50.


METCO Mom Becomes The METCO’s Newest CEO

The Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity has enlisted new leadership for its program, who happens to be a METCO Mom.


Royal Wedding Boosts Sales At Plymouth Shop

Excitement is hitting a fever pitch in England over this weekend’s royal wedding, but across the pond, Americans are also getting in on the fun.


Eye On Education: STEM Activities Exposing Girl Scouts To New Career Possibilities

If you’ve ever been involved with Girl Scouts or known one, then you know it isn’t all just about camping and cookies.


Plymouth Observatory Creates Long-Term Bird Migration Record

It’s a fascinating study of birds, and they’ve been doing it in Plymouth for 50 plus years.


East Boston Students Surprised With Full Tuition College Scholarships

It was the best kind of surprise Tuesday for two East Boston High School seniors as they received an amazing gift.


Boston University Rocket Propulsion Group Teaches Roxbury Students

The Boston University Rocket Propulsion Group visited students at the Mendell Elementary School in Roxbury.


Highly-Skilled Workers Travel The World While Keeping Their Jobs

The company Remote Year books flights and finds apartments and workspaces for groups of people who want to travel and work at the same time.


After Battling Cancer, Mary Shertenlieb Takes On Boston Marathon For Dana-Farber

Mary Shertenlieb has battled back from a dire form of cancer and she’s also been battling the winter weather, training for her first Boston Marathon.


Eye On Education: Boston Schools Working With Sandy Hook Promise

Boston Public Schools are working with Sandy Hook Promise, a group aiming to identify emotional crises that might lead to student violence.


Driver’s Windshield Shattered By Ice That Flew Off Tractor-Trailer

An Amesbury woman escaped injury after a chunk of ice flew off a tractor-trailer and came crashing onto her windshield.


Eye On Education: Outdoor Classes Help Students Become Active Learners

A one of a kind pilot program for 11th graders from one Boston school is taking the classroom outdoors at the Intrepid Academy in Westwood.


LuLaRoe Pays Mother $7,000 Months After Refund Offer

Kristin Stafford was finally paid money owed to her by LuLaRoe after an I-Team investigation.


‘Boost Bags’ Help Students At Boston School Get Through The Weekend

Students at Edison K-8 that suffer from food insecurity receive bags with snacks every Friday.


‘Snow Babies’ Born At Home During Nor’easter

Babies in Salem, NH and Boston just couldn’t wait until the storm was over.


Eye On Education: Boxing Teaches Students Discipline, Self Control

At a Dorchester school the sport of boxing has been an innovative way to make discipline and self control part of the school day.


Lexington Comic Book Store Is Focused On People, Not Profits

Omar’s World of Comics and Hobbies in Lexington Center is run by a young man with Down syndrome.


4 Iwo Jima Veterans Honored At State House

The sacrifices of thousands of Marines were remembered at the State House


Boston Auto Body Shop Plans ‘Funeral’ For Eagles

It’s a Super Bowl tradition at Danilchuk’s Auto Body shop in East Boston. And this time, the Eagles are the target.


Eye On Education: Virtual Coaching, Lesson Plans For New Teachers

Two former Massachusetts educators want teachers to have the same opportunity to share ideas and get tips from the pros, experienced teachers, so they started a company to do just that.


Joe Perry On New Album, Another Patriots Super Bowl

Joe Perry is on everyone’s list as one of the top guitar slingers in rock and roll, and he’s also a big Patriots fan, excited for a shot at another Lombardi Trophy. 


Call 4 Action Gets Watertown Man Budget Rental Car Refund

Tim deAraujo got a $145 refund from Budget rent a car after calling the I-Team’s Call 4 Action.


LuLaRoe Still Owes Mother $7,000 Months After Refund Offer

Kristin Stafford decided to shut down her LuLaRoe business last June, but she’s still waiting for that money.


It’s Not Science Fiction: You Can Make A Clone Of Your Dog

Yes, this is possible and it’s not cheap.


Non-Profit School Lets Students Earn College Credit, Gain Job Skills

A Boston non-profit school lets high school kids begin college courses while they’re still seniors and they get a leg up on the competition.


Christmas Trees Sprayed With Chemicals Could Be Dangerous To Pets

Pet goats in Bolton came down with a mysterious illness after eating Christmas trees.


Church Group Makes Dresses For African Refugees

They’re sewing to help others. A group of women from a Framingham church are making dresses that will make a difference for African refugees.


Weston Mother Warns Of Shower Danger

There have been hundreds of instances where glass shower doors have shattered, causing injuries.


9-Year-Old Makes Big Impact On Assumption Soccer Team

After a lengthy recruiting pitch, the Assumption College soccer team has its next star. He’s a 9-year-old from Clinton and he’s already made a huge impact on his team.


To Stay On ‘Nice’ List, Fitchburg Business Cleans Santa’s Suit For Free

For more than half a century Crystal Cleaners has been making sure Santa’s suit is festive and fresh, all season long. And they do it for free.


Eye On Education: Recess Revolution

What if recess was a time period with a plan and a coach and not just a free for all?


Doctor For Boston Professional Sports Teams Now Treating Boston Ballet

Dr. Thomas Gill is using his experience on the football field and baseball diamond to help the Boston Ballet dancers.


Eye On Education: Somerville High School Focuses On Supporting Dreamers

In a city with one of the highest immigrant populations in the state, teachers at Somerville High School are doing their best to keep students focused on learning.


Sisters Who Gave Birth Hours Apart Credit ‘Special Twin Powers’

There were special deliveries for identical twin sisters at Mount Auburn Hospital.