Meet KY3's Paul Adler.
Paul joined KY3 News on Sep. 4, 2007, and co-anchors Ozarks Today.
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He's proud to have contributed to a 2012 regional Edward R. Murrow award from the RTDNA for Breaking News coverage. He's also won awards from The Missouri Broadcasters Association in 2008 and 2012 for an investigative story and for breaking news coverage.
Paul currently serves on the advisory board for The Salvation Army's Springfield Corps.
Paul began his journalism career in the early 1980s at a small radio station.“It had a signal that went maybe five miles – tops,” he said.
Since then, Paul worked in stations with much stronger signals throughout the Midwest.
Paul earned a degree in journalism at the University of Missouri-Columbia. While in school, he anchored and reported for the university’s National Public Radio affiliate, KBIA. He also worked for the university’s NBC affiliate in Columbia, KOMU-TV. That led to his first paying job at the CBS-TV affiliate in Jefferson City, KRCG.
After a few years, Paul moved to Terre Haute, Ind., where he ran the Illinois bureau for WTHI-TV. He then moved from the bureau to the main office in Terre Haute to cover the police and court beats.
WLUK-TV in Green Bay, Wis., hired him next. There, he created a court and police beat and won journalism awards in Wisconsin for his coverage of daily news events.
In May 1996, Paul moved to WKRC-TV in Cincinnati where he anchored weekend newscasts and reported during the week. He also won journalism awards in Cincinnati, including three times being honored as one of Ohio’s “Best Reporters” in contests sponsored by The Associated Press. He also won awards for breaking news and feature reports, including regional Emmy Awards.
Paul spearheaded a campaign to create, “A Secret Safe Place For Newborns” in the Cincinnati region. After he covered a story about a newborn thrown in a trash can, he wondered why a program in Alabama couldn’t be started in the Cincinnati area to save newborns. The program began in one county and eventually became state law. Several lives have been saved in the Cincinnati area since the program started. To read more about the launch of the Safe Place Program in August 2000, click here.
He's been married since 1990. Paul and his wife have three daughters. He enjoys running several times a week and has competed in 5K, 10K, half marathon and marathon races.
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