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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

Recent Articles
  • St. Charles community honors little girl who lost fight against brain cancer

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KPLR) – It’s the last day of class for students at St. Charles West High School. But on this final day of school, they honored a young girl who left a lasting impression. “Whether you knew her or not, her battle was an inspiration to all of us,” says student Hannah Andrzejawski. Blue skies turned purple Thursday morning as family members and friends released balloons in memory of Braelynn French. The three-year-old lost her battle with a […]

  • Raging Rivers preparing for opening day

    GRAFTON, IL (KPLR) – While Mother Nature isn’t cooperating Wednesday as workers at Raging Rivers in Grafton were making preparations to open. Workers braved the cold and wet weather to get ready for Saturday’s opening. Reporter Patrick Clark has the story.

  • Washington University working on making smart pillows

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – You might call this a mid-afternoon nap, but for Zimin Hang it’s actually work research. ‘The root word is Chrono like chronograph or watch,’ says Zimin Hang, Co-founder Ultradia.  ‘The idea is if you can sleep well you’ll get more time.’ The Washington University graduate has partnered with classmates and professors in perfecting the science of sleep. Their company, Ultradia, has come up with a way of turning an average pillow into a smart pillow with […]

  • St. Louis area school students study the health of box turtles

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – To understand the flow and Eddie and ebb and flow of every box turtle in the state of Missouri, students have been studying their health and movement. ‘We mark every turtle we meet,’ says Sharon Dean, Director St. Louis Zoo Institute for Conservation Medicine. ‘So not all of them have those nifty telemetry devices but if we meet a turtle we do little notches. It’s like filing your nail on what are called the marginal scoots […]

  • Local B.B. King fans counted musician as friend

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) –The King of the Blues, B.B. King is being remembered around the world after his passing on Thursday. In St. Louis, a father and son who got to know the famed guitarist over the years and came to call him a friend. It seemed like the sky was crying on a rainy Friday afternoon with the passing of B.B. King. As radio station KDHX played “The Thrill is Gone,” memories remain for Bob Fisher and his son […]

  • Rooftop garden being planted in downtown St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – To make a transformation you usually start from the ground up. But this one started from the top down. “This is the water barrier for the roof this membrane right here this is basically a root barrier so that when the plants grow they’re not penetrating into the membrane and this keeps the water out of the downstairs,” says Greg Garbos, Four Season Tool. The building at the corner of 14th and Delmar is home to […]

  • A behind the scenes look at the new Shriners Hospital

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – It might not look like it, but this is a hospital waiting room. Tuesday morning, Madelyn Hubbs and her mom got a look inside the newest hospital to hit St. Louis. ‘I was born without my left arm and so before my first birthday I was introduced to Shriners Hospital,’ says Madelyn Hubbs. It’s a name she’s known her entire life. But the Frontenac based location will soon make way for this facility at 4400 Clayton […]

  • More owls showing up at World Bird Sanctuary this spring

    VALLEY PARK, MO (KPLR) – You’re looking at a brood of barred owls. Chances are you’ve seen baby birds of prey like these popping up in backyards and balconies around the region. ‘This time of year the baby owls are coming out of the nest,’ says Walter Crawford, World Bird Sanctuary Founder.  ‘The first ones we got are the Great Horned Owls and then we got the barred owls and then we got the screech owls.’ It’s here where they […]

  • St. Louis Zoo wants residents to think about Monarch Butterflies for Mother’s Day

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – For those looking for a last minute Mother’s Day gift, you might take your mom to see new mom Jushy. She’s a ring tailed lemur with a new baby daughter named Jocelyn. ‘She lives east of the Kitchen where we prepare our diets so that`s why her name is lady Jocelyn of East of the Kitchen,’ says Shannon Farrell, Primate Keeper. The royal ring tailed little one was clinging tight to her mom on Wednesday afternoon. […]

  • Glen Carbon students attempt a world’s record for paper airplane

    GLEN CARBON, IL (KPLR) – Tuesday students from the Albert Cassens Elementary School in Glen Carbon attempted to set a world record for a paper airplane launched from a hot air balloon. The airplane dropped was designed by students at the school, who tested various designs before the drop. The paper airplane was launched from a height of 100,000 feet from a balloon. Patrick Clark has the rest of the story.

  • Therapy dogs provide stress relief to SIUE students during finals week

    EDWARDSVILLE, IL (KPLR)- Final exams mean lots of stress for students, especially college students. On Monday, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville got a break from that stress with the help of some four-legged friends. SIUE partnered with C.H.A.M.P. Assistance Dogs of Florissant, MO, to bring dogs to the Morris University Center for the students spend time with and relax, at least for a few minutes. SIUE has been bringing dogs to campus during finals for about four years. Batman!!! So grateful for […]

  • Music store fundraiser for city school’s music program

    MAPLEWOOD, MO (KPLR) – The owner of a Maplewood music store is trying to pull some strings and give students a better music education. Top Notch Violins is teaming up with Shaw Visual and Performing Arts Elementary School for an Indiegogo campaign. The goal is to raise $35,000 to put stringed instruments into the hands of St. Louis City students who need them. The Shaw school has some violins and cellos, but most need to be repaired or replaced. “They […]


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