Action News Reporter John Paul
John Paul is the co-anchor of Action News at Noon. He joined the Action News team in August 2022 as an anchor and reporter.

He came to Philadelphia from Charlotte, North Carolina where he anchored the morning, noon, and 7:00 p.m. broadcasts. He has covered everything from hurricanes to presidential visits and has received numerous awards for his work.

When he's not working, John loves to visit small towns with his family, play disc golf, and find unique restaurants. As an Eagle Scout, he loves to explore nature and hike.

John started his television journey when he was just 16 years old as part of a Cable Access video club in memory of a fellow high school student killed in a crash. John has been involved in television ever since.

John grew up in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He majored in Journalism at Western Michigan University, graduating in 2005. He has three daughters, a dog named Scarlett and a Maine Coon cat named Fritz.

Action's Stories
NYPD officer arrested after apparent road rage shooting in Camden County, New Jersey
An officer with the New York City Police Department has been charged after allegedly shooting a man during an apparent fit of road rage in Camden County, New Jersey.
Chester County parents charged with murder after 8-year-old overdoses on cocaine, fentanyl
Holly Back, 40, and Mousa Hawa, 41, of Chester County are charged with third-degree murder, involuntary manslaughter, and other related charges.
Video captures vandals slashing tires in Hunting Park: 'Where are the parents?'
Two of the teens were holding knives and were seen stabbing at least three tires.
Boyertown Area School District cancels last 2 days of classes due to network server issues
Graduation is set to be held as planned, on Thursday at 6 p.m. at Santander Arena.
Teen student detained after allegedly trying to bring gun through school security checkpoint
A 16-year-old student was taken into custody Tuesday morning after allegedly trying to get past security with a pistol at Chester High School.
Memorial Day weekend: Beaches unlocked in Ocean City; AccuWeather forecast looking good
At the Music Pier in Ocean City, officials held a ceremony to officially unlock the ocean. Then people marched into the chilly ocean in all sorts of creative outfits to mark the beginning of summer, many of them from local businesses.
Philadelphia police solve teen's death after six-year investigation
Investigators said the shooting was the result of a feud between two groups, and solving the crime took years of detective work piecing together ballistic, electronic and other evidence.
'She put herself in this position': Delco DA discusses deadly officer-involved shooting in Chester
The suspect who died has been identified by family as 23-year-old Yazmyn Stewart.
Man rescued after being trapped underneath his car in Chester County
Authorities say a man had been trapped under a red SUV for at least 30 minutes before he was freed.
Suspect sought for assault, robbery of off-duty Philadelphia police officer
Police are trying to identify a suspect wanted for assaulting and robbing an off-duty police officer in North Philadelphia.