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Paul Berry

Paul Berry is a producer, reporter, news anchor, and broadest journalist from the United States. Paul Berry is known for covering news in Washington, D.C., and Detroit, U.S. for more than 25 years and currently hosts his own nationally syndicated weekly radio talk show.

Early Life

On the 15th of February 1944, Paul Berry was born in Detroit, Michigan, in the United States of America. According to his birth date, he has a zodiac sign of Aquarius and is currently 80 years old. Meanwhile, he is an American citizen while his religious belief, ethnicity, and religion are still unknown.

He was born to his parents; Donella Sneed (mother) and Paul Lawrence Berry Sr. (father). However, there is not much known about his early childhood life. Similarly, he has not mentioned his sibling in public and may be the only child of his parents.

Paul Berry – Education

Talking about his educational background, he enrolled in the United States Air Force School in 1961 to earn his license as a practical nurse, which he received it in 1962. He studied journalism between 1966 and 1967 at the Department of Defense Information School.

Professional Career

Moving on to his professional career, Paul Berry was sent to the Tuy Hoa Air Force Base in Vietnam in 1968, where he worked as a program director and sportscaster for the Armed Forces Radio and Television Service and established the country’s first FM radio station. At Detroit’s ABC affiliate WXYZ-TV, he was hired in 1969 as a weekend anchor and reporter. He left WXYZ-TV in 1972 and was hired by Washington, D.C.’s ABC-7 WJLA-TV as a reporter and weekend news anchor.

Additionally, he began producing community service shows Seven on Your Side and Crimesolvers for WJLA-TV in 1978, and in 1993 he began hosting the station’s In-Person show. He was promoted to senior anchor on WJLA-TV’s 5, 6, and 11 p.m. newscasts in 1994. Five years later, in 1999, he left to host The Paul Berry Show on WTNT-AM, where he remained until 2004.

Paul Berry

Caption: Paul working as a newscaster (Source: DVarchive)

He founded Paul L. Berry & Associates in 2000 and served as its president until 2006 when he was appointed an executive advisor for Booz Allen Hamilton. He was named the host of Radio America Network’s Home & Family Finances in 2007. Moreover, he was named the host of WWRC 1260 The Answer’s Streetwise with Paul Berry in 2016.

He joined the board of Neediest Kids in 1987 and served as vice president. Moreover, he founded the Paul Berry Academic Scholarship Foundation in 1994 and served as its president until 2005. Similarly, he has also served on the boards of the Ford Theatre, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, the Washington Jesuit Academy, and the Talbot County Tax Assessment Board, as well as the Chesapeake chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.


During his television career, he has won several awards and recognitions. Berry received the Ted Yates Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in 1982. The National Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Leadership Conference presented him with the Humanitarian Award in 1986. Then, in 1991, Washingtonian magazine named Berry “Washingtonian of the Year.” He received the Capital Region Emmy Award for Outstanding News Anchor in 1993. In 1994, he was inducted into the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ “Silver Circle.”

Paul Berry – Net Worth 2024

As of 2023, Berry’s net worth is estimated at around $250,000 while he earns around $27,700-$78,800 annually. The majority of his earning comes as a producer, reporter, news anchor, and broadest journalist.

Relationship Status

In 1987, Paul Berry married his wife Amy Berry. His wife, Amy is a realtor on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Currently, the couple lives in  Easton, Maryland, and has three children: Talley, Hudson, and Paul.

In addition, this broadest journalist has not been involved in any kind of controversy or rumors. He is quite concerned about his image and avoid such thing which might affect his career.

Body Measurements

Paul Berry

Caption: 7News Legends Tim Brant, Kathleen Matthews, and Paul reflect on WJLA’s 75th anniversary (Source: WJLA)

This 76-year-old man has grey hair with a pair of black eyes color. According to his photos, Paul appears to be quite tall. He is of average height and weighs about the same. Unfortunately, his full body measurements are still being reviewed.

Social Media

Paul seems quite private about his personal life and he is not present on social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.