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.
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.
The Madness is in full swing.
Some residents in the North Hills are on edge over a growing coyote problem in their community.
Police are investigating after two people were found dead in a Harrison Township home.
The decision to go forward with deer culling in Mt. Lebanon has been a controversial one.
Members of the Baden Borough Council have accepted the resignation of the local tax collector whose husband is accused of stealing a large amount of public money.
A Washington County family is living in fear after three armed men burst into their home, pulled a gun, demanded money and fired a shot.
A condo fire sent people scrambling in Upper St. Clair Thursday.
Police and emergency officials were called out to downtown Pittsburgh this afternoon after a crash.
Additional rape charges were filed today against a man accused of sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl.
The man who state police say ran from the scene of a fatal hit and run accident this afternoon in Armstrong County has been taken into custody.
A second arrest is expected in connection to the death of a West Virginia University student.