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Christi Paul Leaving CNN, Age, Salary, Husband, Divorce, Daughters

Who is Christi Paul?

Christi Paul is an American journalist working as the co-anchor of Whats Now on WKYC.

She previously worked as a news anchor on New Day on CNN. Before joining CNN, Paul worked at the HLN network, WDTV, and KTVB.

She is also a singer and author whose book, Love Isn’t Supposed to Hurt, was inspired by her personal experience with her ex-husband and published in 2013.

Christi Paul Age|Birthday

Christi is 52 years old as of 2021. She was born on January 1, 1969, in Bellevue, Ohio, United States of America. Her birthday is on 1st of January every year.

Christi Paul Height

Christi stands at an average height of 5 feet 3 inches tall in height. She has a body measurement of 34-23-33.

Christi Paul Family| Parents

Paul was born and raised in Bellevue, Ohio, in the United States by her parents Ann Elizabeth and Donald Paul.

She studied at Bellevue High School. She remembers her dad used to drive her to school every day because she was always late. Apparently, she is still in contact with some of her high school friends from Bellevue.

Christi then joined the University of Toledo. She first began studying broadcasting before she changed to elementary education and child psychology and changed again to broadcasting.

During an interview with WKYC, she said:

“You might not know what you wanna do and that’s okay. I changed my major twice. I went back to what I started in. It’s fine. You’ll be fine. Don’t let that pressure get to you.”

Christi Paul Husband | Children

Christi is currently married to Peter Paul since 2002. They met Peter while on a night out in Chicago. They met through mutual friends. They celebrated their 20th anniversary in June 2022.

The couple has three daughters together called Ava, Sofie, and Sadie. As of 2022, her daughter Ava (18) joined the Ohio State University, Sophie (16) and Sadie (12) will be changing schools when their mother joins WKYC in Cleaveland.

Christi Paul Divorce

Paul was previously married to Rob Koebel, a fellow news anchor. They met in West Virginia and with whom she moved to Boise and Phoenix. However, the couple called it quits after Koebel’s substance abuse resulted in her mental and physical abuse.

In 2012, Christi launched a Memoir, Love Isn’t Supposed to Hurt. This explains how her first marriage hurt her mentally and physically. However, she did not mention his name. Her audience loved the book and was soon Amazon’s top twenty-selling book.

Christi Paul Anchor

Christi completed her bachelor’s degree from the University of Toledo in broadcast journalism. She then started her career in Clarksburg, West Virginia, working as a news editor, anchor, photographer, and reporter at WDTV.

She later moved to KNWX as an anchor, mainly focusing on weather forecasting. In the next five years, Paul had gone around the country working for various media houses. She first worked in Boise for the NBC affiliate KTVB as a reporter, news anchor, and producer. Getting a chance to work at Phoenix, she became part of the CNN affiliate KTVK.

Christi Paul Leaving CNN

Her success in the field got her to see new job offers every day. In 2003, Christi accepted an offer to work with CNN becoming the new employee of one of the biggest news networks.

Since joining CNN, Paul has risen to be one of the most notable journalists in the house. One of her memorable on-screen appearances was in the show, Morning Express With Robin Meade in 2005.

Paul was honored to perform the national anthem before the Atlanta Braves vs. Florida Marlins game on Wednesday, June 6, 2007, and the National Hockey League game on February 24, 2009, between the Colorado Avalanche and the Atlanta Thrashers.

In 2015, Christi joined CNN’s New Day first as a co-anchor but then later served as a sole anchor. She has also co-anchoring yet another popular show, CNN Newsroom. Christi anchored the Weekend New Day on Saturday and Sunday mornings alongside Boris Sanchez.

In June 2022, Christi announced that she will be leaving CNN and will be moving to her homeland in Ohio to be close to family.

Christi Paul WKYC 3News

Christi announced she will be joining WKYC 3News in Cleaveland, Ohio after leaving CNN. Her first day on air was on September 12 anchoring the 5 pm show What’s Now with Jay Crawford, Betsy Kling, and Carmen.

Christi Paul Net Worth

Christi has an estimated net worth of $1 million. She has earned this figure from her career as a journalist.

Christi Paul Salary

Paul’s annual salary is estimated to be between $ 70 k and $ 200 k. Her exact salary figure is still not available but will be updated soon.

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