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.
An intense, smoky fire destroyed three row houses, leaving eight people homeless, and sending one firefighter to the hospital Wednesday in Hazelwood.
A man from Millvale will stand trial, accused of raping a 13-year-old girl repeatedly over a five-month period.
Police in Beaver County are investigating an apparent murder-suicide.
A child was flown to the hospital after she was run over by her father’s first responder vehicle in Washington County Wednesday morning.
Police are investigating after a 14-year-old boy drowned in a quarry in Butler County sometime Saturday evening.
New charges have been filed against a former gymnastics coach accused of molesting one of his teenage students.
Police are saying that a crash that killed two people earlier this week on Route 51 may not have just been a simple crash, and they think another car was involved.
Recently named the top community college in the state, Butler County Community College takes great pride in its campus.
Police are looking for a burglary and car theft suspect in Harrison Township.
A settlement has been reached between Target and a local man who was hailed as a hero after a stabbing rampage at the East Liberty store.
Following a win in the New York primary Tuesday, the Clinton campaign wasted little time turning their attention to Pennsylvania ahead of next week’s vote.
Police are investigating after a woman was shot and injured during a road rage incident in Washington County.
A man has died after being shot multiple times while driving in Fineview Friday morning.
An 80-year-old Beaver County man is accused of assaulting a high school basketball referee.
Bishop David Zubik made an appearance in a local production of the musical “Sister Act” Thursday night.