Paula Zahn Biography (1956-)

Born February 24, 1956, in Omaha, NE (some sources cite Naperville, IL); father, an employee of International Business Machines Co.; mother, an artist andschoolteacher; married Richard Cohen (a real estate developer), 1987; children: Haley (daughter), Jared, Austin. Addresses: Agent: Richard Leibner, N. S. Bienstock, 1740 Broadway, 24th Floor, New York, NY 10019; (lectures)Harry Walker Agency, Inc., 355 Lexington Ave., 21st Floor, New York, NY 10017.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Broadcast journalist, news anchor
Birth Details
February 24, 1956
Omaha, Nebraska, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Coanchor, World News This Morning, ABC, beginning 1987
  • Anchor, The Health Show, ABC, beginning 1987
  • Cohost, CBS World News This Morning (also known as CBS This Morning), CBS, c. 1990-1996
  • Anchor, CBS Evening News, Saturday Edition, CBS, 1996-1999
  • Correspondent, Public Eye with Bryant Gumbel, CBS, 1997
  • Anchor, P.S., CBS, 1998
  • Anchor, The Fox Report, Fox, 1999-2001
  • Host, The Edge with Paula Zahn, Fox, 2000-2001
  • Also news reader for Good Morning America, ABC.
  • Specials
  • Anchor and reporter, America's Kids: Diet of Danger, ABC, 1988
  • Anchor and reporter, The Electronic Time Machine, ABC, 1989
  • Host, People Yearbook, CBS, 1995
  • Episodic
  • Herself, "A Chance of Showers," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1992
  • Herself, "All Singing! All Dancing! All Miserable!," Murphy Brown,CBS, 1996
  • Correspondent for episodes of 48 Hours, CBS.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Audio Books
  • Narrator, Free a Man to Fight! Women Soldiers of World War II, TwoGirls from Back East Productions, 2000

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Newsmakers: The People behind Today's Headlines, 1992, Issue 3, Gale, 1992
    Periodicals
    • Biography, October, 2000, p. 42
    • Broadcasting & Cable, September 10, 2001, p. 17
    • Midwest Today, summer, 1996
    • Parade, May 30, 1999, p. 18
    • Saturday Evening Post, January/February, 1993, p. 38
    • USA Weekend, May 30, 1999
    • Variety, September 10, 2001, p. 3
    Electronic
    • Cable News Network, http://www.cnn.com, December 1, 2001

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