Paula Faris Official Biography

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Paula Faris

Paula Faris is a Senior National Correspondent at ABC News and host of the popular podcast “Journeys of Faith with Paula Faris,” which gives an intimate look at how some of the world’s most influential people lean on faith and spirituality to guide them through the best and worst of times.

Previously, she was the co-anchor of “Good Morning America”’s weekend edition, as well as a co-host of ABC’s “The View.”

While at ABC News, the Emmy-Award winning journalist has reported on a wide-array of topics, from the 2018 Royal Wedding in Windsor, England, to the 90th Annual Academy Awards, the 2017 Inauguration of President Donald Trump, the World Cup in Brazil and the New England Patriots “Deflategate” scandal, as well as the Republican National Convention. In 2018 Faris sat down with each of the Texas Senate race candidates, Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Beto O’Rourke, while on the Texas campaign trail. In October 2017, Faris garnered headlines for an exclusive interview with former White House Press Secretary, Sean Spicer. Previously, she sat down exclusively with controversial Kentucky clerk, Kim Davis, who made global headlines for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. She's hosted “The Oscars Backstage” at the 87th Academy Awards. And, has interviewed everyone from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders to Vice President Joe Biden, Reese Witherspoon, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Tiger Woods, Steph Curry, the Duggars and the casts of 'Star Wars' and ‘Avengers.’

Faris came to ABC News after spending over 10 years working for TV affiliates in Chicago, Cincinnati and Dayton. She began her career behind the scenes, shooting, editing and producing.

A native of Jackson, Michigan, Faris graduated Cum Laude from Cedarville University (OH) and married her college sweetheart in 2000. She resides in New York with her husband and their three young children.