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Jane Pauley

Journalist

A respected broadcast journalist for over 30 years, Jane Pauley’s career has spanned morning, primetime and daytime television making her one of the most recognizable personalities in America. Pauley’s network television career began as co-host of NBC’s Today Show, she was founding co-anchor of Dateline NBC, and host of The Jane Pauley Show. Ms. Pauley is currently contributing to NBC’s Today Show in a monthly series, “Your Life Reimagined TODAY,” which features people who have reinvented the way they work or live. Her new book, Your Life Calling: Reimagining the Rest of Your Life, goes deeper into this inspiring look at the opportunities that lie ahead for anyone who is ready for change. She is also the author of the New York Times Bestseller, Skywriting: A Life Out of the Blue, a memoir of self-reflection and wellness in which Pauley revealed how medical treatment for hives triggered bipolar depression at the age of 50.
A member of the Broadcast and Cable Hall of Fame, Jane Pauley has been honored with multiple Emmys and other awards, including the prestigious Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, the Edward R Murrow Award for outstanding achievement and the Gracie Allen Award Outstanding Achievement by American Women in Radio & Television.
She is married to Doonesbury cartoonist, Garry Trudeau. They have three grown children.