Born and raised in Chicago, Paula began her career as an on-air announcer/reporter for classical radio station, WEFM. An alumnus of NBC-TV's Daytime Writers Program, Wisdom Bridge Theater, and The Players Workshop of the Second City, she served as head of the Literary Department for the Savage Agency, Hollywood; developed radio and television programming for Blair Entertainment, New York, and wrote for such diverse publications as: the Martha's Vineyard Times; Cape Cod Life; Berkshire Eagle; Examiner.com, and Scripps-Howard News Service.

She is a member of the American Federation of Radio and Television Artists; Screen Actors Guild (now known as SAG-AFTRA), and a member of Actor's Equity. With her company, she also served as signatory to the Writers Guild of America. Her acting credits are for a number of television series including: "Starman;" “Hardcastle and McCormick;” “Remington Steele,” and “General Hospital,” as well as national commercials (on-camera and voice-over) for clients such as Sears, McDonald's, Baldwin Pianos, and Toyota. A recipient of 2 Silver Lindy Awards for character voice-over acting for Allstate Insurance public service announcements, she has performed a number of stage characters including: Lady Macbeth; Woman, in Harold Pinter's "Night," and the role of Emil, in a female cast staging of David Mamet's "Duck Variations."

Paula has also administered two blogs – Paula Slade: In My Humble Opinion and Paula Slade: National Children's Entertainment, and has been a contributing writer for Sadie Sapiens: The Voice for Those Who Can't Speak... At Least Not Yet! 

Today she serves as Vice President/Creative Director and Audiobook Narrator for ARTISTIC MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC. in the greater Boston area.

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