Paula Zahn

  • Former Host, Paula Zahn Now
  • Emmy Award Winning Broadcast Journalist

Seven-time Emmy Award Winner and former CNN host, Paula Zahn is one of broadcast journalism’s most direct, insightful and intelligent figures.

 
  

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Drawing from her experiences as a veteran news anchor, Paula Zahn presents an intelligent and insightful analysis of today’s current events, illuminating the key issues and forces shaping our world. In her speeches, Ms. Zahn reduces complicated national and world news stories to their meaningful ele ...

Drawing from her experiences as a veteran news anchor, Paula Zahn presents an intelligent and insightful analysis of today’s current events, illuminating the key issues and forces shaping our world. In her speeches, Ms. Zahn reduces complicated national and world news stories to their meaningful elements, enlightening audiences with her insider’s perspective and a fresh, dynamic approach.

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Biography

Nine-time Emmy Award Winner and former CNN host, Paula Zahn is one of broadcast journalism’s most direct, insightful and intelligent figures.

A 30-year news veteran, journalist Paula Zahn hosts On the Case with Paula Zahn on Investigation Discovery. Most recently, she anchored for CNN where she was based in the network's New York bureau and hosted the primetime show, Paula Zahn Now.

Before joining CNN, Zahn was the host of The Edge with Paula Zahn, a daily news program on Fox News Channel. She joined Fox in 1999 as anchor of its evening news program, The Fox Report.

Previously she spent ten years at CBS News, where she co-hosted CBS Morning News and anchored the CBS Evening News Saturday Edition.

Earlier, Zahn served as co-anchor of World News This Morning and anchored news segments of Good Morning America on ABC.

Throughout her career, Zahn has interviewed dignitaries and newsmakers, including former U.S. Presidents Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, Jimmy Carter and Gerald Ford, Cuban President Fidel Castro, former Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev, first lady Betty Ford, civil rights leader Stokely Carmichael, and human rights activist Winnie Mandela.

Zahn has won nine Emmy Awards, the National Commission of Working Women Broadcasting Award and an AWRT Award for reporting on gender bias in education.