10 Investigates Reporter
Paul Aker is the lead investigative reporter for 10TV News HD's, 10 Investigates unit.
Paul specializes in exposing fraud, corruption, government waste and wrongdoing. Over his career, he has been honored with numerous awards for his stories that hold the powerful accountable, including several Emmy awards. Most recently, Aker was honored with an Edward R. Murrow award for his coverage that exposed corruption in the office of former Attorney General Marc Dann.
Paul is not only passionate about investigative reporting, but also about the public's right to know. He has sat on an advisory board to the Washington State Legislature and worked with other officials to improve the public's access to information.
Paul most recently worked as a Bureau Chief for Seattle's NBC affiliate, KING-5, and as an investigative reporter at KAKE-TV in Wichita, Kan.
Paul graduated from Capital University Law School Magna Cum Laude. There, he served on law review as an associate editor and published a forthcoming article on Ohio’s Public Records Act. He graduated from Willamette University with a Bachelor's Degree in Rhetoric and Media Studies. He recently passed the Ohio bar exam to become a lawyer.
Paul loves gangster movies, reading classic literature, American History and hanging out at bookstores.
Recent articles by Paul Aker
- Man Charged With Having Steroids In High School Gym Makes Plea Deal
- Federal Employee Faces Charge For Carrying A Gun
- 10 Investigates: State Has Not Garnished Wages for People Who Owe Taxpayers
- 10 Investigates: Watchdog Calls for Audit of Auditor
- 10 Investigates: Tax Dollars Paid To A Woman Who Claimed Sexual Harassment
- 10 Investigates: Embattled Sheriff Sold County Property at Junkyard
- Ohio Attorney General Asks To Suspend Athens County Sheriff
- 10 Investigates: Drivers Don't Face Fines For Damaged Under-Ride Bars
- 10 Investigates: Weak Guards on Semi Trailers Blamed for Hundreds of Deaths Each Year
- 10 Investigates Puts Columbus Water Worries To Rest
- Columbus City Council President Claims He Did Not Kill Data Scandal Investigation
- Columbus City Schools Employees Could Face Discipline Following Data Manipulation Investigation
- State To Detail Columbus Schools 'Data Scrubbing' Investigation Next Week