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 man accused in a fatal shooting in Wilkinsburg is behind bars at the Allegheny County Jail, facing several charges.
Police are looking for a suspect after a bank robbery this morning in Beaver County.
Paramedics and a man’s co-workers are being credited with saving his life after he went into cardiac arrest Tuesday afternoon.
Peters Township Police have identified four teenagers who they believe left a spray-painted deer carcass near the picket lines for striking teachers.
Negotiations continued between the Peters Township School District and Peters Township Federation of Teachers Wednesday.
It’s almost that time of year again – pothole season.
The leaves are everywhere – yards, parks, streets and sidewalks.
After being closed for months, Route 88 at the intersection with Route 51 has reopened.
U.S. Steel no longer plans to build their new world headquarters on the site of the old Civic Arena.
Emergency crews are actively searching for a missing man in Moraine State Park.
A landslide has sent rocks tumbling onto Freeport Road in O’Hara Township for the second time today.
The suspect who barricaded himself inside a home in the city’s Morningside neighborhood has surrendered.
An alumni of the Mt. Pleasant Junior Football League is stepping up, hoping to save the remainder of the season.
A Peters Township High School teacher is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student nearly 20 years ago, in another state.
The 94-year-old Greenfield Bridge will close tonight.