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 investigation into a fatal fire that killed six people in McKeesport continues. Nearly an entire family died in the fire, which started at a home on Express Way on Oct. 18.
Police are investigating a shooting death in Upper St. Clair.
It was back on Sept. 22 when a bus tumbled out of control off the Parkway North and down onto Evergreen Road.
As college students struggle to pay tuition and pay off student loans, college presidents in Pennsylvania state schools are doing pretty well.
A runaway dump truck accident left one person injured and shut down part of the busy Parkway North in Ohio Township for a time this afternoon.
It is the next to the last weekend of campaigning for the two men who want to live in the governor’s mansion in Harrisburg.
The mother and father of a 5-week-old baby have been charged in the baby’s death.
A witness to a recent accident between two Port Authority buses has come forward and is now helping in the investigation.
Everybody’s talking about it. Ebola. The question at Pittsburgh International Airport is, “Is it safe to fly? Can I get Ebola on an airplane?”
It was a beautiful weekend on the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus, perfect for a homecoming celebration.
There were no passengers on the bus and the driver survived, but the Port Authority says the driver of a second bus involved in a violent crash may have been driving recklessly.
At a small rally in the Hill District Friday Morning, Leon Ford Sr. reached out to District Attorney Stephen Zappala.
Business owners in Carnegie are upset about the constant graffiti problem.
Pennsylvania State Police say they found writings left by ambush suspect Eric Frein that describes how he opened fire on a rural barracks and then made his escape.
Two bears were reportedly spotted in Wexford.