Pauley, Jane

Pauley, Jane

(1950–  ) television anchor; born in Indianapolis, Ind. (married to Garry Trudeau). Briefly a reporter and WMAQ-TV coanchor in Chicago, she joined National Broadcasting Company (NBC)'s Today show in 1976, becoming coanchor in 1982. Resigning after a younger female host was added in 1989, she began an NBC weekly magazine series, Real Life with Jane Pauley, later renamed Dateline.