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Paula Faris  

TV Correspondent for ABC News

Paula Faris is an American television correspondent for ABC News. Until January 22, 2013, Faris co-anchored the news programs World News Now and America This Morning on ABC with Rob Nelson. On July 18, 2014, Faris was promoted to co-anchor of Good Morning America Weekend. Faris was born and raised in Jackson, Michigan. She is a 1997 graduate of Cedarville University with a degree in broadcasting with an emphasis in television production.

After graduation, Faris held several communications-related jobs, including radio sales, due to limited television opportunities. She eventually found work for a year as a production assistant at WKEF/WRGT and later to occasionally report and anchor. From 2002 to 2005 she was the weekend sports anchor and weekday sports anchor at WCPO-TV in Cincinnati.

After her contract expired, she became a sports reporter and anchor at the NBC affiliate WMAQ-TV in Chicago from Nov. 2005 to Dec. 2011. Faris then moved to ABC and debuted on ABC's World News Now and America This Morning on January 2, 2012. During this time she occasionally appeared as a fill-in on Good Morning America and was on assignment. Faris was later promoted to a New York based correspondent for all ABC News programs. Her final episode of World News Now and America This Morning was January 22, 2013. Paula filled in for David Muir on ABC World News on Sunday, February 24, 2013.

On July 18, 2014, ABC News announced the promotion of Faris to weekend co-anchor of Good Morning America, following the departure of Bianna Golodryga, who moved to Yahoo! News. The granddaughter of Lebanese immigrants, Faris met her husband, John Krueger, while at Cedarville University. They married in 2000 and have three children, Caroline Grace (b. 2007), JJ (b.2009), and Landon (b. January 2014).

Faris is a Christian who speaks openly about her faith.


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