Jane Pauley Biography (1950-)

Full name, Margaret Jane Pauley; born October 31, 1950, in Indianapolis, IN;daughter of Richard (a milk distributor) and Mary E. (an office clerk) Pauley; married Garry Trudeau (a cartoonist), June 14, 1980; children: Rachel and Ross (twins), Thomas. Addresses: Agent: William Morris Agency, 1325 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Television anchor, journalist
Birth Details
October 31, 1950
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Correspondent, NBC News, 1976-2003
  • Cohost, Today Show (also known as NBC News Today), NBC, 1976-1990
  • Reporter, NBC Nightly News, NBC, 1980-1982
  • Coanchor, Early Today, NBC, 1982-1983
  • Substitute anchor, NBC Nightly News, NBC, 1990-2003
  • Real Life with Jane Pauley, NBC, 1991
  • Coanchor, Dateline NBC, 1992-2003
  • Anchor, Time and Again, MSNBC, beginning 1996
  • Specials
  • Anchor, "Women, Work, and Babies: Can America Cope?," NBC White Paper, NBC, 1985
  • Anchor, "Divorce Is Changing America," NBC White Paper, NBC, 1986
  • Today at Night, Volume II, NBC, 1986
  • NBC's 60th Anniversary Celebration, NBC, 1986
  • Anchor, Today at 35, NBC, 1987
  • Host, Some Babies Die, PBS, 1988
  • Anchor, 1988 Summer Olympic Games, NBC, 1988
  • Host, The Eighties, NBC, 1989
  • Anchor, Presidential Inauguration, NBC, 1989
  • Fifteen Years of MacNeil/Lehrer, PBS, 1990
  • Comic Relief IV, HBO, 1990
  • Host, Changes: Conversation with Jane Pauley, NBC, 1990
  • Anchor, Real Life with Jane Pauley, six specials, NBC, 1990
  • Anchor, 1990: Living on the Edge, NBC, 1990
  • Host, The "L.A. Law" 100th Episode Special, NBC, 1991
  • Today at 40, NBC, 1992
  • Host, Sex, Teens and Public Schools, PBS, 1995
  • 50 Years of Television: A Celebration of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Golden Anniversary, HBO, 1997
  • Host, Christmas in Rockefeller Center, NBC, 1998
  • Anchor, The Greatest Generation, NBC, 1999
  • The Great American History Quiz, History Channel, 1999
  • Fall in Love with a Stranger, PAX, 1999
  • NBC 75th Anniversary Special (also known as NBC 75th Anniversary Celebration), NBC, 2002
  • Interviewee, TV's Most Memorable Weddings, NBC, 2003
  • Anchor, Michael Jackson Unmasked, NBC, 2003
  • Host, 100 Years of Hope and Humor, NBC, 2003
  • Episodic
  • The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, 1981
  • Late Night with David Letterman, multiple appearances, between 1984 and 1992
  • Voice, "Humphrey the Lost Whale: A True Story," Reading Rainbow, 1989
  • Herself, "Monster Telethon," The Jim Henson Hour, 1989
  • The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, 1990
  • Late Show with David Letterman, 1994
  • Voice of Rochelle, "High Crane Drifter," Frasier, NBC, 1996
  • The View, 2002
  • Awards Presentations
  • Host, 42nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Presentation, Fox, 1990
  • Presenter, Alfred I. DuPont/Columbia University Awards in Broadcast Journalism, PBS, 1992
  • Host, Alfred I. DuPont/Columbia University Awards in Broadcast Journalism, PBS, 1997
  • Film Appearances
  • News reporter (in archive footage), Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt, 1989
  • WRITINGS
  • Television Series
  • NBC Nightly News, NBC, 1980-1982
  • Television Specials
  • The Eighties, NBC, 1989
  • Real Life with Jane Pauley, six specials, NBC, 1990
  • Changes: Conversation with Jane Pauley, NBC, 1990

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Newsmakers 1999, Issue 1, Gale, 1999
    Periodicals
    • Entertainment Weekly, December 22, 1995, p. 86; July 10, 1998, p.16
    • New York Times, June 24, 1990
    • Parade, December 13, 1998, p. 20
    • Quill, November-December, 1994; March, 1995, p. 44; November, 1996, p. 18
    • TV Guide, April 13, 2002, pp. 34-38; May 10, 2003, pp. 42-46
    Electronic
    • MSNBC, http://www.msnbc.com, April 9, 2002

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