Christi Paul Biography
Christi Ruth Paul is an American media personality working as a weekday news anchor for HLN and weekend anchor for CNN’s New Day and previously served as an anchor, consumer reporter and weathercaster in Phoenix first at KNXV, then at CNN afﬁliate KTVK.
Christi Paul Age
Christi was born on January 1, 1969 in Bellevue, Ohio, U.S.
Christi Paul Height
She stands at a height 5 feet 3 inches tall.
Christi Paul Education
Paul attended Bellevue High School before joining the University of Toledo, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism.
Christi Paul Parents
Christi was born and raised by her parents Rojan Donald Paul and Ann Elizabeth. . Through a post on her Instagram page, Paul praised her mom by posting a photo of her and her mom with a caption “When I think of my childhood, I often go back to this picture – it reminds me how my parents always made me feel safe, secure & happy. And mom always made the holidays magical! For her, I’m so grateful! #HappyBirthday mom! #ILoveYou #MomLove #LoveLikeNoOther #IGetItNow #FullCircle #MomGoals” She also posted another photo of her and her dad wishing him a happy fathers day with a caption, ” Dad, thanks for always having a knee ready & a “Love like no other” for us. We love you to the moon & back! #happyfathersday To my dad & ALL you awesome dads out there doing the toughest but most important job on the planet! #Father #Dad #daddysgirl #Grateful”
Christi Paul Husband
Christi is married to Peter Paul whom she met in 2002. The duo started dating before exchanging their marriage vows in June 22nd 2003 at a beach in Kauai. She was previously married to reporter and news anchor Rob Koebel. The two met back when Christi was working for WDTW, and together they moved to Boise and later Phoenix. However, their marriage eventually ended in divorce citing abuse as the reason for their separation.
Christi Paul Children
Christi and her husband have three daughters; Ava, Sofie, and Bianca.
Christi Paul CNN
Christi works as a weekend anchor for CNN’s New Day a weekday news anchor for HLN , which is owned by parent company CNN, Here she has covered numerous high profile events, including the second inauguration of President Barack Obama. She also covered the first hours of several school shootings, at Virginia Tech and the Newtown CT school. She did extensive coverage of Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath, and other reports she’s done include coverage of presidential elections and high profile court cases, such as of Drew Peterson, Warren Jeffs and Dr. Conrad Murray,
Paul launched “Find Our Children,’ a broadcast partnership with The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in Washington, DC. HLN features a segment about a missing child, asking viewers to help ﬁnd them and to date, 35 of the children they’ve proﬁled have been brought home safe and sound. In 2012, NCMEC honored Paul with their prestigious Hope Award, an award she shares with past winners such as former Secretary of State Colin Powell, then-Senator Joe Biden and actor Ben Afﬂeck.
Prior to working for CNN, Paul also worked at WDTV, Clarksburg, West Virginia as a reporter, photographervand news anchor. She then moved to the Phoenix, Arizona-based CNN affiliate KTVK, as a consumer reporter and anchor .Paul then moved briefly to the ABC affiliate KNXV also located in Phoenix, working as a weathercaster and as a news anchor, before again moving, to the NBC affiliate KTVB, this time located in Boise, Idaho mainly as a reporter and anchor, but including some production work too. During this time, she was honored by the Idaho Press Club for her coverage of Julianne Prudhomme, a young girl who underwent a five-organ transplant.
Christi Paul Book
She is the author of a book entitled “Love Isn’t Supposed to Hurt” (published in 2012), a memoir of her marriage and the abuse she received from Koebel (named “Justin” in the book. The book is about overcoming verbal and emotional abuse. She has recorded two songs in Nashville that coincide with the book; “Wake Up In It” and “Free” can both be found on iTunes. Paul has performed onstage with Grammy winners Richard Marx and David Foster as well as singing the National Anthem for MLB and NBA games for The Atlanta Braves, The Arizona Diamondbacks, the Cleveland Indians and Cleveland Cavs among others.
Paul also serves on the National Advisory Council for the One Love Foundation in honor of Yeardley Love, the University of VA Lacrosse player beaten to death by her boyfriend, and is also involved with Girl Talk Inc., an organization where high school girls mentor middle school girls to help build self-esteem and combat bullying.
Christi Paul Pageant
During her time in the university, she competed in several pageants, and won the Miss Manfield (Ohio) pageant, leading her to another win in the Miss Greater Cleveland pageant. She also competed at the Miss Ohio pageant in 1993, and was the third runner-up.
Christi Paul Salary
She earns an annual salary of around $90,000.
Christi Paul Net Worth
Paul has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million
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