Paula Francis

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Paula Francis
Born (1952-03-12) March 12, 1952 (age 70)
Alma materUniversity of Wisconsin–Madison
TelevisionKTNV-TV (1985–1990)
KLAS-TV (1990–2016)

Paula Francis (born March 12, 1952)[1] is an American journalist.


Francis was born in Queens, New York City, New York.[2] Paula's TV news career started in Madison, Wisconsin and later moved to Las Vegas in 1985 where she started at KTNV-TV as the evening anchor until she joined KLAS-TV in 1990 as the evening anchor alongside Gary Waddell. Paula has won eight Las Vegas Review-Journal Best of Las Vegas awards and several humanitarian awards for her involvement in the community.

She has appeared in over a dozen episodes as herself as the news anchor in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.[3]

Francis retired from anchoring on April 1, 2016.


  1. ^ "Paula Francis". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2009-02-06.
  2. ^ "Paula Francis". 8 News Now KLAS-TV. Retrieved 2009-02-06.
  3. ^ "Paula Francis". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2009-02-06.

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