Veteran journalist and television anchor
A familiar face on morning, daytime and primetime television, and one of broadcasting’s most respected journalists, Jane Pauley joined CBS News Sunday Morning in 2014. Pauley began her network career as co-host of TODAY for thirteen years, anchored Dateline NBC for more than a decade and hosted her own daytime program, The Jane Pauley Show.
Pauley is the recipient of multiple Emmys, the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, the Edward R. Murrow Award for outstanding achievement and the Gracie Allen Award from the Foundation of American Women in Radio & Television. Pauley is a member of the Broadcast and Cable Hall of Fame.
Pauley has written two New York Times bestsellers. A memoir, “Skywriting: A Life Out of the Blue“ (2004) and “Your Life Calling: Reimagining the Rest of Your Life“ (2014), based on her award-winning series on TODAY — which ran from 2009 to 2013 — about people 50+ starting different careers, learning new skills, making a difference or pursuing their dreams.
A longtime advocate in children’s health and education, Pauley is also a highly regarded spokesperson in mental health. She and her husband, Doonesbury cartoonist Garry Trudeau, are the parents of three grown children.