Jane Pauley is the host of the award-winning CBS Sunday Morning, a role she started in September 2016.
Pauley is the recipient of multiple 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. Pauley is a member of the Broadcast and Cable Hall of Fame.
Pauley joined “CBS Sunday Morning” in 2014 as an alternate contributor and presenter.
Highlights of Pauley’s work on “CBS Sunday Morning” include first TV interview withafter his defeat in the 2016 election; an interview with the late ; a fast motorcycle ride with a rock star ; the only TV interview with on his retirement from late-night television and a joint interview with then-vice president-elect and her husband Doug Emhoff.
Prior to joining CBS News, Pauley was a familiar face on morning, day and prime-time television. She began her television career in 1976 as a co-host of NBC’s “Today” show. She spent 13 years on the morning show and a decade as a host of “Dateline NBC”, starting in 1992. She was the host of the syndicated daytime series “The Jane Pauley Show” in 2004.
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 his award-winning series on “Today” about people 50 and over starting different careers, learning new skills, making a difference. difference or pursuing their dreams.
A longtime advocate for children’s health and education, Pauley is also a highly regarded spokesperson for mental health.
She and her husband, “Doonesbury” cartoonist Garry Trudeau, are the parents of three grown children.