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After working in Los Angeles for nearly eight years, Patrick Clark has returned home to report for News 11 at . His work also airs on KTVI FOX 2. Patrick is an Emmy award winning television news reporter/anchor/host. He is most recently known as the host of HGTV's "Offbeat America." Seen in more than 100-million homes, the series on Home & Garden Television celebrates the offbeat spirit of America's homeowners. Traveling the 50 states, Patrick uncovered the most amazing people, places and plants this country has to offer. "Tall and blond with sparkling blue eyes, the host you see on Home and Garden TV is the same guy you meet in person: an enthusiastic, easy-going, young man with a zeal for traveling and a gift for meeting people and making them feel comfortable." (Decatur Magazine) Patrick's gift of conversation with everyday people is evident as he interviews people with extraordinary life experiences. Before joining HGTV, Patrick was host of G4's "Pulse." The series took a weekly look into the world of interactive gaming and technology. He has also been featured on the ABC Family Channel, and All News Channel, and served as a correspondent for the Cartoon Network.

Prior to his hosting experience, Patrick was a television reporter and sports anchor in St. Louis at KPLR and KDNL. He has also spent time as an adjunct professor at Southern Illinois University, and he wrote a weekly column for the St. Louis Post Dispatch website. He began his broadcasting career in radio as an on-air host and program director at a children's radio station WFUN.

A music lover, Patrick spends his spare time composing new music. In 1994 he released a children's album "Moo Moo Vacation." While working in television , Clark released two more albums: "None The Worse For The Better", an album critics say, "Finds joy in unexpected places." (St. Louis Post Dispatch) and "American Maid." Among the featured songs were the title track " American Maid" and the popular television station theme and Emmy Award-winner "The Night is Young," which was used in St. Louis, MO, Dayton, OH, and Knoxville, TN. Both albums were released on the Tinker Records label. Thrilled to be back on St. Louis television and involved in the local music scene, his band (The Patrick Clark Band) will release their latest CD "Spiraling Towards Madness" in August 2010. A mix of pop, and singer/songwriter alternative rock. You can find more information at his website www.patrickclark.tv.

Recent Articles
  • Police and firefighters step into the boxing ring for the 28th annual Guns n’ Hoses

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – It takes strength, endurance and fast reflexes to be a first responder. These are all the same traits you need to step into a boxing ring. Now, an event two months overdue and rescheduled for the New Year is finally ringing the bell. “Twenty-eighth annual and they started in 1987 and since that time they’ve raised 4.5 million dollars for Backstoppers,” says Chief Ron Battelle, Executive Director The Backstoppers. Earlier today, Backstoppers executive director Ron […]

  • Students honor Challenger astronauts with rocket launches

    FERGUSON, MO (KPLR) – ‘Today also is NASA’s day of remembrance,’ says Tasmyn Front. It’s Tasmyn Front’s task to make sure that future generations know their space history. And on this the 29th anniversary of the space shuttle challenger explosion she had a creative way of doing so. ‘So they had a chance to think about those crew members while they actually built rockets,’ says Tasmyn Front, director Challenger Learning Center.  ‘Each of the seven rockets represented seven crew members […]

  • Wright City teen honored by McDonald’s

    FORISTEL, MO (KPLR) – When it comes to service with a smile, Kyle Winfrey is the queen. Monday she got a surprise coronation of sorts. ‘There are 26,000 employees, 506 stores and they chose one outstanding crewperson of the year,’ says McDonald`s Foristell owner Joan Elhoffer. That person for the heartland region, made up of eight states, is a high school senior from Wright City. ‘Were you surprised?’ asks Patrick Clark. ‘Very,’ says Kyle Winfrey.  ‘I think I`m still overwhelmed.  […]

  • Sheldon Arts Foundation to unveil major world instrument collection

    ST. LOUIS – Dr. Aurelia Hartenberger knows what thousands of years’ worth of history sounds like. And for more than 40 years she’s amassed a collection of musical instruments from around the world. When she’s not busy teaching music at Webster University, Maryville University and the University of Missouri St. Louis, Dr. Aurelia Hartenberger seeks music and the instruments that make it. “If you want to learn about the dignity of people, study the fine arts,” she says. Hartenberger and […]

  • Pelican rescued at Forest Park Grand Basin

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – If one fish or two fish won’t work to lure an injured bird to safety then you better call in the experts at the World Bird Sanctuary. ‘He’s not injured enough where it’s going to be easy to catch him,’ says Walter Crawford, World Bird Sanctuary Founder.  ‘But he`s injured enough where he can’t survive long term.’ For the last few days this pelican has been parked in the grand basin in Forest Park. But Wednesday […]

  • Local gamer creating video gaming industry in St. Louis

    BALLWIN, MO (KPLR) – On most days’ you’ll find Jeff Minnis, busy at Jeff’s Computers in Ballwin. But more often than not, he’s spending his time on another world. ‘Yaarrgghh,’ says Jeff Minnis, CEO & Founder of Plazsoft.  ‘So we had a little fun creating Yargis.’ Since he was ten years old, the idea of Yargis has been floating around in his head. But now the Parkway West and Webster University grad is bringing his game to life in the […]

  • Eagle Days return to Chain of Rocks this weekend

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – Don’t let the frozen ice chunks on the Mississippi river fool you, warmer temperatures are on their way this weekend, and so are the eagles. ‘It’s one of the largest eagle viewing events in the whole state of Missouri and certainly in the area,’ says Dan Zarlenga, Missouri Department of Conservation.  ‘Last year we had 8,000 people show up.’ Tuesday at the historic Chain of Rocks Bridge, crews put warming tents in place for […]

  • Couple delivers baby along I-255

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – From first glance you’d never guess this two-day old baby has an I-255 connection. ‘We didn’t even have an official time of birth or birth place,’ says new mom Jennifer Huffaker.  ‘His birth place is the side of interstate 255.’ The unexpected all began Saturday morning for then-expectant mom Jennifer Huffaker. She wasn’t having any kind of contractions and thought it was normal pregnancy pains. ‘I just had some really bad back pain and […]

  • Urban Chestnut purchases German brewery

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Another St. Louis craft brewer is expanding, but this time out of the United States. Urban Chestnut announced their addition of a German location. David Wolfe, co-found of Urban Chestnut, cannot contain his excitement at his company’s expansion outside the states, saying “guten tag” to its latest addition. “It’s big news to us because we weren’t necessarily planning this to take place in 2015,” Wolfe said. “It’s something we’d hoped to do down the road but […]

  • Popular Forest Park intersection getting a makeover

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The way you get in and out of Forest Park will be undergoing some major changes this year. Fox 2’s Patrick Clark tells us how the southwest corner of Forest Park is getting a facelift and becoming more pedestrian-friendly.

  • Cirque du Soleil’s Varekai comes to St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – It’s Tanya Jacobs`s job to hold everything together. ‘I’m doing a more permanent fix,’ says Tanya Jacobs, the Head of Wardrobe for Cirque du Soleil`s Varekai.  ‘So we’ve just unpicked it and we’ll jump on the sewing machine and start to stitch it up.’ Jacobs is the head of wardrobe for Cirque du Soleil’s new show Varekai. As cold air swept across St. Louis, acrobats took to the air for an afternoon rehearsal. The French-Canadian based […]

  • Kitten stolen from animal shelter

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – The Open Door Animal Sanctuary says someone stole a kitten. ‘It’s a classic tabby but had more spots and it had an orange splotch on its head,’ says Tracey Quackenbush, Executive Director Open Door Animal Sanctuary. A marble tabby similar to this basket of kittens was pick pocketed and put in a coat pocket Monday. The Jefferson County animal sanctuary believes a family made off with the mini mouser. ‘They probably put it in their […]


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