Award-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.
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It’s a summer camp where the outdoors is the classroom, and nature is the teacher. And you can find it in Boston Harbor.
Commissioner Evans is preparing to leave the force he’s served after 38 years.
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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.
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.
The Shine Initiative, a non-profit in Central Massachusetts, is helping students “shine a light” on good mental health at school.
Boston is cracking down on short-term rentals like Airbnb.
The College Bound program provides resources and support for high school students from otherwise under-served communities.
A Duxbury woman recently discovered she has been paying real estate taxes on a plastic storage bin worth $50.
The Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity has enlisted new leadership for its program, who happens to be a METCO Mom.
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.
If you’ve ever been involved with Girl Scouts or known one, then you know it isn’t all just about camping and cookies.
It’s a fascinating study of birds, and they’ve been doing it in Plymouth for 50 plus years.
It was the best kind of surprise Tuesday for two East Boston High School seniors as they received an amazing gift.
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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.
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.
Boston Public Schools are working with Sandy Hook Promise, a group aiming to identify emotional crises that might lead to student violence.
An Amesbury woman escaped injury after a chunk of ice flew off a tractor-trailer and came crashing onto her windshield.
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.
Kristin Stafford was finally paid money owed to her by LuLaRoe after an I-Team investigation.
Students at Edison K-8 that suffer from food insecurity receive bags with snacks every Friday.
Babies in Salem, NH and Boston just couldn’t wait until the storm was over.
At a Dorchester school the sport of boxing has been an innovative way to make discipline and self control part of the school day.
Omar’s World of Comics and Hobbies in Lexington Center is run by a young man with Down syndrome.
The sacrifices of thousands of Marines were remembered at the State House
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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 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.
Tim deAraujo got a $145 refund from Budget rent a car after calling the I-Team’s Call 4 Action.
Kristin Stafford decided to shut down her LuLaRoe business last June, but she’s still waiting for that money.
Yes, this is possible and it’s not cheap.
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There have been hundreds of instances where glass shower doors have shattered, causing injuries.
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.
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