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.
Paul loves gangster movies, reading classic literature, American History and hanging out at bookstores.