Paula Sands Biography
Paula Sands is an American journalist and television personality currently working at KWQC, a station she has been a member for over 38 years. She started as co-host of the magazine-style show PM Magazine, then became anchor of the 6:00 news and later TV6’s first 5:00 newscast, 5PM Live.
Paula Sands Age, Birthday
Paula Sands has not revealed her age, date of birth and birthday to the public. Information concerning her age will be updated as soon as it is out.
Paula Sands Height
Paula’s height is currently unavailable.
Paula Sands Family
Paula Sands was born in Quad-Citian and reared in Moline. She has managed to keep a low profile of her family and hence it is not known is she has any siblings. Details regarding her family will be updated as soon as we find this information from a credible source
Paula Sands Husband, Married
Paula Sands is married to her husband David with whom they have two daughters and four granddaughters. Paula met David during her first job as a copywriter in Quad City radio. They couple tied the knot in Sept. 5, 1984, at Little Church of the West in Las Vegas.
Paula Sands Daughters
Paula and her husband David Sands have two daughters and four granddaughters. We shall upload their photos as soon as we have therm.
Paula Sands Cancer
Paula was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer in April 20, 2011 but recovered later. She underwent surgery on April 26, 2020 at University Hospitals, lowa City and completed chemotherapy. In September 2011, the third week, Sands finished her sixth and final session of chemotherapy at University Hospitals in Iowa City. At first Paul thought it was bladder infection which caused her bloating, feeling of fullness and nausea. She went to a medic who prescribed antibiotic but had no effect and returned for a second visit.
An ultrasound was ordered at an April 20 follow-up appointment. A mass – 11 centimeters wide – had been discovered. In an interview with Paula, she said that she knew there was a possibility of ovarian cancer. She was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer Stage IIB. This meant that cancer was in one or both of her ovaries and had spread to other tissue in the pelvic area. Paul heard the shocking news after waking up from the 4- to 5-hour surgery. The surgery included a hysterectomy and removal of the mass.”
Paula talked about living with cancer in public, away from the cameras, for the first time in front of about 100 people at O’Melia’s Supper Club in Rock Island.The event was a fundraiser for the NormaLeah Foundation. This is an organization dedicated to spreading awareness of ovarian cancer. In making her introduction Jodie Kavensky (NormaLeah founder and executive director) of Rock Island said she admires Paula’s courage and candor in talking about the disease. Jodie who is the founder of the organization began the foundation named for her mother and aunt in order to educate women about the symptoms. Both of them died of ovarian cancer.
Paula Sands Education
Paula attended Moline High School where she graduated and joined the Academy of Radio and Television. She landed her first job in radio writing and voicing commercials at WQUA-AM.
Paula Sands KWQC
Paul Sands has been a team member of KWQC for a period of 38 years. She currently anchors the KWQC-TV news at 5 and 6 p.m. In the summer of 1982, Paula interviewed and was hired by WOC-TV for the co-host position on “PM Magazine.” She became the country’s youngest co-host of the syndicated show at the age of 23. She became WOC news reporter in 1984 and moved to anchoring the 10 p.m. news and hosting the new version of “PM Magazine,” “Five PM Live.” She is currently the host of ”Paula Sands Live.” Her fellow news anchors and reporters at KWQC are David Nelson, Theresa Bryant, Sharon DeRycke, Marcia Lense, Morgan Ottier, Jenna Jackson, Montse Ricossa, and Talya Faggart.
Paula Sands Salary
Paul earns an estimated salary of $70 k- $112 k annually.
Paula Sands Net Worth
Following her successful career as a television personality and a journalist, Paula has managed to accumulate an estimated net worth of $1 million-$10 million.
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