Paul joined KDKA-TV in 1984 as a general assignment reporter and later became Bureau Chief in Westmoreland County. He now anchors weekend evening newscasts, as well as reporting during the week for KDKA-TV News.
The “You Paid For It” series on “Perks for State Lawmakers” won a Golden Quill award in 1996. Paul has always been on top of the area’s political scene.
Also a sports enthusiast, Paul has covered the Pittsburgh Pirates throughout their history and reported on the success of the Pittsburgh Penguins while traveling to Minnesota and Chicago for the Stanley Cup Championship.
The Wall Street Journal and local newspapers have referred to Paul as the “Sam Donaldson” of Pittsburgh. As a reporter for WKRG-TV in Mobile, Alabama, he received the Press Club Award in 1981 for Outstanding Professionalism for his coverage of a hostage situation involving Mobile’s mayor. In 1982, Paul received an award from the Associated Press (AP) for Best Documentary. This documentary covered Governor George Wallace’s return for a fourth term in office after overcoming partial paralysis and a history of racism. Paul went on to win another Associated Press Award in 1983 for his coverage of an execution. In 1987, he received the Golden Quill Award for his investigative reporting of a police chief’s unethical practices.
Paul spends most of his free time in the community. He plays the keyboard for his band, “Time Tested” for several charity events. Paul is also the president of the local chapter of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.
Paul earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Radio-Television from Southern Illinois University. Paul resides in the North Hills area of Pittsburgh and has three children.
The Boyce Park ski slopes open Friday.
UPMC is alerting some of its patients of a privacy violation.
Closing arguments began Thursday morning in the murder trial of former Bridgewater councilman Gregory Scott Hopkins.
Wednesday was the final testimony in the murder trial of former Bridgewater Councilman Gregory Scott Hopkins.
The owner of a Beaver County daycare is facing charges, accused of leaving a 6-month-old in her care alone in a parking lot.
Former President George W. Bush and Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett are scheduled to speak at a shale gas drilling conference in Pittsburgh.
The Liquor Control Board reports that Allegheny County spent $260 million on booze last year, that’s even more than they spent in Philadelphia.
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One man staying at the Omni William Penn Hotel in Downtown Pittsburgh had to trade his presidential suite for a jail cell Tuesday night.
Soon most of us will start reaching for our credit cards for holiday shopping. But after a new policy is enforced, paying off your credit card bill may become more of a hassle.
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The District Attorney’s office says it’s now looking into warnings about the safety of the Pittsburgh Zoo’s African painted dogs exhibit.
Until now, the Stratford Woods section of Peters Township in Washington County seemed immune to trouble.
Some of the charges against a college student who dressed up as the “Joker” on campus may be withdrawn.
It was a sad day in Homestead where the community said goodbye to their beloved, long-time fire chief.