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.
She came to the rescue of a man in need and ended up paralyzed, told that she would never walk again, from a freak accident.
A former University of Pittsburgh football player accused of robbing a bank in Greenfield was in court Thursday morning.
Authorities have issued a warrant for a Westmoreland County woman after several animals, both dead and alive, were found in the abandoned home she used to live in.
The trial for a man accused of murdering a Bethel Park woman 14 years ago has been delayed until November.
Surrounded by family, 44-year-old Joseph Kocott and his 25-year-old son, Joe, surrendered to a magistrate in Penn Hills Wednesday morning.
From the outside, it’s a modest little apartment in Johnstown. But it’s inside where police say a huge heroin operation was centered.
An eeriness has set in at the home located at 402 Winterset Drive.
Firefighters were able to revive a young boy after a near drowning in a backyard pool in Beaver County this afternoon.
The bomb squad has been called to a home in Brookline.
The owner of a beer distributor was attacked during a robbery and beat over the head with a brick.
A huge American Flag has been unfurled over Stage AE where actor Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band will perform pop, rock and country tonight.
The Original Hot Dog Shop in Oakland has agreed to make changes following a fatal shooting outside the landmark restaurant early Saturday morning.
Dr. Robert McNerney took a break from making rounds at Butler Memorial Hospital on Wednesday to reflect on the three men who are accused in the death of his son, Timothy.
It was a day of great joy and great sadness. For a Westmoreland County couple, it was their wedding day.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have the best record in baseball.