Paula Zahn is a veteran news journalist who is currently the host and executive producer of Investigation Discovery ID’s highly successful “On the Case with Paula Zahn,” which takes viewers on a journey inside today’s most fascinating crime investigations. She is also the co-host of “Sunday Arts,” WNET-TV’s weekly program on culture and the arts. Prior to those assignments, Ms. Zahn worked at CNN for six years where she was anchor of both primetime and morning news shows.
Before joining CNN, Ms. Zahn was host of “The Edge with Paula Zahn,” a primetime news program on Fox News Channel. She also spent 10 years at CBS News, where she co-hosted CBS This Morning and anchored the CBS Evening News, Saturday Edition. During a stint at ABC News, Ms. Zahn served as co-anchor of World News This Morning and anchored news segments of Good Morning America. Throughout her career, she has interviewed dignitaries and newsmakers, including every US President from Richard Nixon to Barack Obama, Cuban President Fidel Castro, Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev, civil rights leader Stokeley Carmichael, and human rights activist Winnie Mandela. Ms. Zahn has won eight Emmy Awards, the National Commission of Working Women Broadcasting Award and seven Gracie Awards for her reporting on women’s issues. In addition, she has been a longtime advocate for women’s health and has received national recognition for her reporting on cancer. Ms. Zahn is also an accomplished cellist who has performed at Carnegie Hall, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and at venues in Seoul, South Korea and St. Petersburg, Russia.