Jane Pauley Biography – Jane Pauley Wiki
Jane Pauley is an American television journalist and author. She is the anchor of CBS Sunday Morning. Pauley was born on October 31, 1950, in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. After graduating from high school in 1968, Pauley joined Indiana University, majoring in political science. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma where she sang with the sorority jug band, the Kappa Pickers.
She began her television career in 1976 as a co-host of NBC’s “Today” show. She spent 13 years on the morning broadcast, and 10 years as the anchor of “Dateline NBC,” from 1992. Pauley was the host of the syndicated daytime series, “The Jane Pauley Show,” in 2004. In 2003, Pauley surprised NBC by declining to renegotiate her expiring contract. Explaining her decision, Pauley said at the time, “I think women think a lot about cycles, biological and personal. This year another cycle came around my contract was up. It seemed an opportunity to take a life audit. I keep walking by bookstores and seeing titles talking about second acts in life.”
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 plus who were reinventing their lives in new and different ways. On December 30, 2013, Pauley, former Today co-host Bryant Gumbel, former Today anchor Matt Lauer, and current weather anchor Al Roker, reunited to co-host a special reunion edition of Today. On April 27, 2014, following an appearance during a “where are they now” segment and interview on CBS Sunday Morning, Pauley began contributing to the show as a correspondent and occasional substitute host.
It was announced on September 25, 2016, that Pauley would take over as host of CBS Sunday Morning following the retirement of Charles Osgood. Pauley began her role as host on October 9, 2016. Pauley has written two New York Times bestsellers, A memoir, “Skywriting A Life Out of the Blue” Ballantine Books 2004, and “Your Life Calling. Reimagining the Rest of Your Life” Simon & Schuster 2014, based on her award-winning series on “Today” about people age 50+ starting careers, learning new skills, making a difference, or pursuing their dreams. Pauley serves on the board of directors for the Children’s Health Fund in New York City and is a member of the Board of Directors of The Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based non-profit organization that supports education innovation and reform.
Pauley is the recipient of some Emmy awards, 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. She has publicly acknowledged her struggle with bipolar disorder.
Jane Pauley Age
She was born on October 31, 1950, in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States.
Jane Pauley husband
She is married to her husband Garry Trudeau. Her husband is a cartoonist and creator of Doonesbury, on June 14, 1980. He is the creator and executive producer of the Amazon Studios political comedy series Alpha House. They were married in 1980 and have three kids Rachel Trudeau, Thomas Trudeau, and Ross Trudeau.
Jane Pauley Salary
Jane Pauley’s salary is estimated to be $1.2 million, per year.
Jane Pauley Net Worth
Jane Pauley’s Net worth is estimated to be $40 million.