Jane Pauley

American journalist Jane Pauley

Margaret Jane Pauley is an American television journalist, and has been involved in news reporting since 1975. She is most known for her 13-year tenure on NBC's Today program and later 12 years of Dateline NBC, and has acknowledged publicly her struggle with mental health and bipolar disorder.
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Calendar: Week of January 15
CBS News - about 1 month
From Martin Luther King Jr. Day to National Popcorn Day, "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.
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Calendar: Week of January 8
CBS News - about 2 months
From an Elvis anniversary to a Newseum summit on sexual misconduct in newsrooms, "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.
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The rise of "gaming disorder"
CBS News - about 2 months
The World Health Organization is poised to list "gaming disorder" - the point at which playing video games takes precedence over other life interests and daily activities - as an official human malady. Jane Pauley reports.
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Calendar: Week of December 4
CBS News - 3 months
From Time Magazine's "Person of the Year" to the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.
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Michael J. Fox's fight against Parkinson's
CBS News - 4 months
Actor Michael J. Fox is known to millions for the "Back to the Future" films and the TV series "Family Ties" and "Spin City." But for the past two decades it's been his battle with Parkinson's disease, and his search for a cure, that may have generated the most attention. Looking back, he tells anchor Jane Pauley that sharing his battle publicly and joining with others to raise money has been "one of the great gifts of my life." He is now launching an online study to help researchers develop new therapies for the disease.
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Calendar: Week of Sept. 18
CBS News - 5 months
From the Latin Grammy nominations to Fortune Magazine's Most Powerful Women in Business list, "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.
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Passage: Jane's summer vacation
CBS News - 6 months
What did "Sunday Morning" host Jane Pauley see and do during her time off? She shares some pictures.
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Calendar: Week of April 3
CBS News - 11 months
From the NCAA men's basketball championship to a celebration of cherry blossoms, "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.
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Almanac: Seeing eye dogs
CBS News - about 1 year
The Seeing Eye, a pioneering organization that trains guide dogs for the blind, was founded on January 29, 1929. Jane Pauley reports on its legacy.
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Table for Three: Samantha Bee and Jane Pauley Are Breaking the News
NYTimes - about 1 year
The late-night news comedian and the veteran television journalist compare notes on the news — real, fake and satirical.
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Passage: In memoriam
CBS News - about 1 year
"Sunday Morning" looks at news of the passing of three American originals: actress and socialite Zsa Zsa Gabor, fashion model China Machado, and "Jeopardy!" contestant Cindy Stowell. Jane Pauley reports.
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Calendar: Week of December 5
CBS News - about 1 year
"Jane Pauley" looks at some notable events of the week heads, from the announcement of Time magazine's Person of the Year, to the 100th birthday of a movie legend.
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Calendar: Week of October 31
CBS News - over 1 year
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead, from Halloween and National Sandwich Day to the 100th anniversary of the birth of Walter Cronkite. Jane Pauley reports.
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Almanac: Plastic surgery
CBS News - over 1 year
On October 23, 1814, 202 years ago today, London doctor Joseph Carpue performed what is widely regarded as Western medicine's very first modern plastic surgery operation. Jane Pauley reports.
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Calendar: Week of Oct. 10
CBS News - over 1 year
From National Fossil Day to an anniversary for Winnie-the-Pooh, "Sunday Morning" looks at some notable events for the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.
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Jane Pauley Is Back — Again
New York Times - over 1 year
Ms. Pauley was quick to point out the fairly incredible timing of her “Sunday Morning” debut: It will occur almost 40 years after her first day as a co-host on “Today.”
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Jane Pauley: A fresh, familiar face hosting 'Sunday Morning'
Yahoo News - over 1 year
NEW YORK (AP) — Brace yourself for big changes when Jane Pauley takes over as host of "CBS News Sunday Morning" this weekend.
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Charles Osgood And His Beloved Bow Tie Sign Off From 'CBS Sunday Morning'
Huffington Post - over 1 year
It’s the end of an era. Veteran anchor Charles Osgood said goodbye to viewers this week as he signed off from the show he hosted for more than two decades. At the end of the 90-minute special broadcast of “CBS Sunday Morning,” the network announced that journalist Jane Pauley would take over the program. Pauley was long-rumored to be next in line for the gig as she’s been a contributor and substitute host since 2014. Osgood announced his retirement from “CBS Sunday Morning” last month, telling his devoted audience that “the time has come.” He has been anchoring the program since 1994 when he took it over from the original host, Charles Kuralt. During Osgood’s final program, viewers were treated to a special 90-minute tribute devoted to the anchor’s career, which spanned nearly 50 years at CBS News. Former colleagues, celebrities and notable figures all bid farewell to the host, and Mo Rocca gave viewers an inside look at Osgood’s impressive bow tie collection. ...
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Jane Pauley replacing Osgood at 'Sunday Morning'
Yahoo News - over 1 year
NEW YORK (AP) — Jane Pauley is becoming a morning television host again — this time at a much more relaxed pace. CBS said Sunday she will replace Charles Osgood as anchor of the "Sunday Morning" telecast.
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Timeline
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    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 2016
    Age 65
    It was announced on September 25, 2016 that Pauley will take over as host of CBS Sunday Morning following the retirement of Charles Osgood. “We first got to know Jane when we did a story about her on ‘Sunday Morning,’” said Rand Morrison, the show’s executive producer, in a statement. “Our viewers immediately responded by suggesting she belonged on ‘Sunday Morning’ permanently.
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  • 2014
    Age 63
    On April 27, 2014, Pauley began contributing to CBS Sunday Morning as a correspondent and occasional substitute host.
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  • 2013
    Age 62
    On December 30, 2013, Pauley, former Today co-host Bryant Gumbel, current Today anchor Matt Lauer, and current weather anchor Al Roker (who was live in Pasadena, California) reunited to co-host a special reunion edition of Today.
    The award-winning series was on the air through 2013 and culminated in Pauley's second New York Times best-seller, Your Life Calling: Reimagining the Rest of Your Life.
  • FIFTIES
  • 2009
    Age 58
    In March 2009, Pauley returned to the Today show as a contributor hosting a weekly segment, "Your Life Calling," sponsored by AARP, which profiled people throughout the country age 50+ who were reinventing their lives in new and different ways.
  • 2008
    Age 57
    She also campaigned publicly for President Obama in her home state of Indiana in 2008, a year when she was not affiliated with any network news organization.
    Following the show's cancellation, Pauley's appearances on television included leading a half-hour discussion on PBS's Depression: Out of the Shadows, which aired in May 2008.
  • 2004
    Age 53
    Ironically, Pauley’s decision to leave Dateline resulted in the offer of a daytime talk show. In 2004, Pauley returned to television as host of The Jane Pauley Show, a syndicated daytime talk show distributed by NBC Universal.
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  • 2003
    Age 52
    In 2003, Pauley surprised NBC by declining to renegotiate her expiring contract.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1993
    Age 42
    Dateline made its own news on February 9, 1993, when at the end of a regularly scheduled edition of Dateline, Pauley and Phillips delivered a public apology to General Motors on behalf of NBC as part of the settlement of a lawsuit regarding the failure to disclose the use of an incendiary device in a story about the safety of a General Motors pickup truck which aired on Dateline on November 17, 1992.
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  • 1992
    Age 41
    Pauley co-anchored Dateline from 1992 – 2003 along with Stone Phillips.
  • 1991
    Age 40
    They were also ratings hits, and in January, 1991 NBC launched the half hour series Real Life with Jane Pauley on Sunday nights.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1990
    Age 39
    The success of Changes begat five one-hour specials the summer of 1990 called "Real Life with Jane Pauley."
    In 1990, Pauley co-hosted the 42nd Primetime Emmy Awards, alongside Candice Bergen and Jay Leno and began to serve as substitute anchor for NBC Nightly News.
    Always intrigued by change, Pauley’s return to the air on NBC came in the form of a primetime special appropriately titled "Changes: Conversations with Jane Pauley," which aired on March 13, 1990.
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  • 1989
    Age 38
    Pauley’s image graced the cover of many magazines those months, including the December 1989 cover of Life magazine with the headline “Our Loss, Her Dream: How Jane Pauley got what she wanted – time for her kids, prime time for herself.” New York Magazine dubbed her “The Loved One” on its July 23, 1990 cover.
    Pauley, who had been contemplating a change, hoping to spend more time with her three children, asked to settle her contract, but NBC declined. In October, 1989, after prolonged negotiations, Pauley announced that, after 13 years, she would leave the Today show in December, but would soon begin working on other projects at NBC.
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    The Detroit Free Press wrote on September 27, 1989 that Jane Pauley in some ways represents the best of women in television, that she never took it too seriously, that she knew the difference between television and real life, and that her family counted more than her ratings.
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  • 1983
    Age 32
    In 1983, after giving birth to twins following a very public pregnancy, Pauley became a role model to working mothers.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1980
    Age 29
    Pauley married cartoonist Garry Trudeau, creator of Doonesbury, on June 14, 1980; they have three children and two grandchildren.
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    She also anchored the Sunday edition of NBC Nightly News from 1980–82.
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  • 1976
    Age 25
    Pauley co-hosted the Today show from 1976 to December 29, 1989; first with Tom Brokaw from 1976 to December, 1981 and then with Bryant Gumbel beginning January 4, 1982.
    On her first official day as co-host, October 11, 1976, after being welcomed by then host Tom Brokaw, Pauley said: "Every story I’ve seen begins by noting that a year and a half ago Jane Pauley was a second string news reader in Indianapolis.
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  • 1975
    Age 24
    After three years at WISH-TV, in 1975, Pauley joined veteran anchor Floyd Kalber at NBC affiliate WMAQ-TV to become Chicago's first woman co-anchor on a major evening newscast, marking the beginning of her career with NBC.
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  • 1972
    Age 21
    In 1972, after completing her college courses a semester early, Pauley auditioned for a job as a reporter at CBS affiliate WISH-TV in Indianapolis where the news director Lee Giles told New York Magazine July 23, 1990: “She really came through the camera like nobody I had ever seen before in an audition.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1968
    Age 17
    After graduating high school in 1968, Pauley attended Indiana University, majoring in political science.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1950
    Born
    Jane Pauley, born on Halloween day, 1950, is a fifth generation Hoosier, the second child of Richard and Mary Pauley.
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