Christi Paul Anchor and contributor, HLN's 'Raising America'

Christi Paul is an Anchor/Reporter for HLN’s Raising America with Kyra Phillips at noon and an anchor on CNN. She's also an author of "Love Isn't Supposed to Hurt" in which she speaks of overcoming emotional and verbal abuse.

Christi's a talented singer having performed with Grammy winners David Foster and Richard Marx as well as being a featured singer of the National Anthem for many MLB and NBA games for the Atlanta Braves, Arizona Diamondbacks, Cleveland Indians and Cleveland Cavs.

Working for CNN/HLN she’s covered President Obama’s 2nd Inauguration in Washington, DC, was on the news desk walking viewers through the first 5 hours of the Newtown, CT school shootings and the Virginia Tech shooting as well as anchoring extensive coverage of Hurricane Sandy, several presidential elections and court cases such as the Casey Anthony, Warren Jeffs, Drew Peterson and Dr. Conrad Murray trials. She founded a segment titled "Find Our Children which partners with The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to profile missing kids. To date, 35 of the children they've profiled have been found and returned home. In 2012 NCMEC honored her with their prestigious "Hope Award", an award she shares with past winners such as former Secretary of State Colin Powell, then-Senator Joe Biden and actor Ben Affleck.

She’s a wife and mother of 3 daughters and as such, has a passion for helping children and teens. She serves on the National Advisory Council for the One Love Foundation in honor of Yeardley Love, the University of VA Lacrosse player beaten to death by her boyfriend, and is involved with Girl Talk Inc, an organization where high school girls mentor middle school girls to help build self-esteem and combat bullying.