Christi Paul

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Christi Paul
Born (1969-01-01) January 1, 1969 (age 51)
EducationUniversity of Toledo
Talk show host
Notable credit(s)
Morning Express with Robin Meade, Headline News

Christi Ruth Paul (born January 1, 1969) is a weekday news anchor for HLN and weekend anchor for CNN's New Day.


She joined the network in the spring of 2003, after working as a reporter and anchor in Boise, Idaho, and Phoenix. While at KTVB in Idaho, she was honored by the Idaho Press Club for her stories about Julianne Prudhomme, a four-year-old girl who underwent a five-organ transplant. She began her career at WDTV in Clarksburg, West Virginia.

Personal life[edit]

Paul was raised in Bellevue, Ohio and attended the University of Toledo, where she earned a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism. She got her start in broadcast journalism in Clarksburg, West Virginia, working as a news anchor, editor, photographer, and reporter at WDTV.

Christi Paul is married to Peter Wurm and they have three children. She was previously married to reporter and news anchor Rob Koebel, whom she met in West Virginia and with whom she moved to Boise and Phoenix. She is the author of a book entitled "Love Isn't Supposed to Hurt" (published in 2012), a memoir of her marriage and the abuse she received from Koebel (named "Justin" in the book).[1]

She is a former Miss Mansfield (Ohio); Miss Greater Cleveland, 1991–92; and third runner up to Miss Ohio, 1993.

She performed 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 (both games taking place in Atlanta).

Paul lends her voice to the narration of Skyview Atlanta about the area surrounding the Ferris wheel built around Centennial Olympic Park that opened in 2014.


  1. ^ "Love Isn't Supposed to Hurt". Retrieved 21 April 2018.

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