Paula Zahn Net Worth

Net Worth: $18 Million
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  • Birth Place:

    Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
  • Weight:

    54 kg (117 lbs)
  • Marital Status:

    Divorced (Richard Cohen)
  • Full Name:

    Paula Ann Zahn
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About Paula Ann Zahn

American journalist, newscaster, Paula Ann Zahn has an estimated net worth of $18 million. She is a former news anchor on ABC News, CBS News, Fox News, and CNN. Zahn announced her resignation from CNN on July 24, 2007.

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Zahn started her career at Dallas' WFAA-TV. She eventually moved to San Diego to work for KFMB-TV in 1979. Zahn was also able to work for KCBS-TV in Los Angeles, KPRC-TV in Houston and WNEV-TV in Boston before she joined ABC News.

She was able to interview a variety of key newsmakers like the human rights activist Winnie Mandela, H.M. Queen Noor of Jordan, civil rights leader Stokley Carmichael, first lady Betty Ford, former President of Georgia Edward Shevardnadze, past Russian Presidents Boris Yeltsin and Mikhail Gorbachev, Cuban President Fidel Castro, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter and former U.S. Presidents George Bush and Bill Clinton. Zahn was also able to interview artists and athletes like baseball players Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams, tennis players Serena and Venus Williams, as well as actors like Sophia Loren, Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty, and Katherine Hepburn.

Zahn also received a lot of awards and honors. She was able to win 9 Emmy awards that include a 1994 Emmy for her report on the mainstreaming of the education of the mentally disabled. She also received an award for her coverage on the death of Princess Diana as wells as four Gracie Awards from the AWRT that was because of her reports on the gender bias in education as well as her tribute to Dana Reeves. Zahn received the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Spirit of Achievement Award including the Second Annual Cancer Awareness Award that came from the Congressional Families Action for Cancer Awareness. It was a citation from the New York's Beth Israel Medical Center because of her contribution to the fight against breast cancer. She also received a Silver Silhouette Award from the National Osteoporosis Foundation because of her report on Osteoporosis.

Paula Zahn has earned her net worth through her years as a news anchor for ABC News, CBS News, Fox News, and CNN, as well as her newsmagazine series, “On the Case with Paula Zahn,” on the Investigation Discovery Cable Channel.

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