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.
Emergency crews are responding to two people who may be trapped on a hillside near Mount Washington.
There’s new information in the murder of a local teacher, three years ago.
State troopers and other law enforcement officers put their lives on the line during the 18-hour standoff in Latrobe that started Thursday evening and stretched in Friday afternoon.
The hot, hazy sun beat down on 20,000 Parrotheads as they partied long before the Jimmy Buffet show began at First Niagara Pavilion in Burgettstown.
A man was arrested after assaulting a woman with a 2×4 in Washington County Tuesday night.
It’s one of the many historic, architectural gems in the city.
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is the area’s largest health employer with more than 60,000 employees.
They remain one of the top-selling American rock bands of all time.
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Police are trying to figure out what happened to a man who was found unconscious on the side of a road in Butler County.
Two brothers are accused of using Craigslist to dupe hundreds of people out of thousands of dollars.
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Road closed? So what? It doesn’t seem to be deterring some people in Washington County who are taking it upon themselves drive right through the closure.
Several local municipalities will soon be paid hundreds of thousands of dollars in Marcellus Shale gas drilling fees.
A couple who allowed a 10-year-old girl to ride in a dog cage in the back of a pickup truck on the Pennsylvania Turnpike are expected to appear in court today.