- Date of Birth:
- October 31, 1950
- 5' 4"
Jane Pauley (born Margaret Jane Pauley on October 31, 1950 Indianapolis, Indiana) is an American journalist and TV host, who has anchored famous programs since 1975. Jane co-hosted Today from 1975 to 1989, first with Tom Brokaw, and then with Bryant Gumbel. From 1980 to 1982, she anchored the Sunday edition of NBC Nightly News, becoming the second woman to do so, after Barbara Walters. After resigning from Today, Jane hosted her own show, Real Life With Jane Pauley, and served as a sub on NBC Nightly News. From 1992 to 2003, Jane hosted Dateline NBC. Following this, she had a short-lived daytime talkshow, the Jane Pauley Show. She had various appearances on programs like Today, but did not come back to TV full-time until regularly contributing to CBS Sunday Morning in 2014, as well as CBS This Morning and CBS Evening News. It was announced in September 2016 that Jane will be replacing Charles Osgood as the full-time anchor of CBS Sunday Morning, starting in October.
Best Known For:
Jane Pauley is best known as a veteran news anchor, for various NBC and CBS programs.
Jane extensively works with non-profits. She started the Jane Pauley Community Health Center in Indianapolis in 2009, and is on the board of directors for the Mind Trust, an organization that promotes education reform. She also chairs the Advisory Council for the Children’s Health Fund in New York City. Jane is married to Garry Trudeau, the creator of Doonesbury. They have three children, and two grandchildren. She is bipolar, and speaks openly about the disorder.