KSTP Welcomes Paul Folger to Anchor Desk

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Paul Folger

July 09, 2018 02:51 PM

KSTP-TV, 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS announced Monday that Paul Folger will be joining the station as a news anchor on Aug. 1, 2018.

“We could not be happier to welcome Paul to our news family,” said Anne Wittenborg, News Director for 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS. “Paul’s dedication to local news and his eagerness to be a part of our community makes him a perfect fit for our team!”

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“Paul Folger brings a wealth of experience and passion for well-told stories to our newsroom,” said Rob Hubbard, President of Hubbard Television and General Manager of KSTP-TV. “With the addition of Paul to our 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS anchor team, we continue our commitment to deliver the best news product to our broadcast audience.”

Paul is currently a news anchor at KOCO, the ABC affiliate in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Paul will be anchoring the 5, 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts for 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS.

“I am honored to be a part of KSTP, a station with an amazing legacy,” Folger said. “I am all in! I love the Twin Cities, and I can’t wait to meet all of our viewers.”

Paul began his career with KOCO in 2008. Prior to that, Paul anchored at WTEV in Jacksonville, Florida. He also was a reporter at KDAF in Dallas, and was a weekend anchor/reporter for WCTI in New Bern, North Carolina.

Paul also served as News Bureau Chief for WHSV in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Paul, an avid cyclist, runner and swimmer, grew up in North Carolina and is a graduate of the University of North Carolina – Asheville.

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