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.
Police are working to retrieve a dog and a person who went over a hillside in Harrison Hills Park.
Investigators returned to Plum High School Wednesday seeking more records in a grand jury probe of alleged inappropriate sexual relationships between teacher and students.
Water rescue crews have recovered the body of a teenager who went under the water tonight in the Connoquenessing Creek near Ellwood City in Lawrence County and never resurfaced.
A fire destroyed a home in Penn Hills on Monday night.
Police are looking for the person who robbed a Jeannette bank Thursday afternoon.
A Pittsburgh woman is suing a nightclub where she says a disc jockey’s failed attempt at crowd surfing fractured her pelvis.
Police say surveillance video helped them track down a suspect who stolen $33 from a Rite Aid in Beaver County.
One year after a woman was killed during a purse-snatching on the streets of Philadelphia, the suspect is still on the run.
A local woman was startled when she found a car floating in her swimming pool.
The Fight for $15 campaign to win higher pay and a union for fast-food workers is expanding to represent a variety of low-wage workers and become more of a social justice movement.
The IC Light Amphitheater was torn down three years ago in Station Square to make room for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds’ new home, Highmark Stadium.
A warrant has been issued for a Shaler Area High School security guard who told police he was behind a bomb threat and a small fire at the school.
The Penn Hills School District is grappling with a $10 million shortfall.
The Aliquippa School District is reviewing its security policies after a student brought a gun to school.
There are new developments in the fatal shooting of a security guard inside of a Homewood bar last month.