Paula Faris

  • Birth Place: Jackson, Michigan, United States
  • Profession: Host, Anchor
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Fast Facts

  • Is half-Lebanese, with her father having emigrated from Lebanon.
  • Played softball and was a cheerleader during high school.
  • Hired at an entry-level position as a production assistant for a news station in Dayton, Ohio, following her college graduation.
  • Worked as a reporter in Dayton then as a weekend anchor for a news station in Cincinnati.
  • Was a sports anchor at NBC 5 in Chicago for 6 years.
  • Won a local Emmy for her coverage of the Chicago Auto Show in 2010.
  • Joined ABC News in 2012 as co-anchor of World News Now and America This Morning and has since appeared on Nightline, 20/20 and Good Morning America.
  • Named a co-host of The View in season 19.


  • Landon Krueger — Son
  • Edward Faris — Father
  • Carol Faris — Mother
  • JJ Krueger — Son
  • John Krueger — Husband
  • Caroline Krueger — Daughter


  • Cedarville University, Cedarville, Ohio, United States (BA in Broadcasting, 1997)

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