Paula Newton is an international correspondent for CNN based in Canada.
Previously Newton served as CNN's international security correspondent. Newton joined CNN in 2005 following a 12-year career with the Canadian broadcaster CTV. Her high profile roles at CTV included Moscow Bureau Chief and National Affairs Correspondent in Ottawa. While at CTV she also worked as Atlantic Affairs reporter in Halifax and Quebec Affairs Correspondent in Montreal and occasionally anchored some of its flagship news shows.
Before joining CTV, Newton spent two years as an anchor/reporter at CHCH Television in Toronto and before that two years at Atlantic Television News. She started her career in 1986 as parliamentary producer at Independent Satellite News in its Ottawa Bureau.
She holds a Master of Business Administration (International Finance) from McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, and a Bachelor of Journalism & Political Science (Honours) from Carleton University, Ottawa.