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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
  • Humane Society rescues 39 Chihuahuas from home in Carter County

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – It’s been a long morning for the members of the Humane Society’s Animal Cruelty Task Force. ‘They had a call that a lady was taking all of her dogs and putting them into a crate in the back of her truck because she was tired of them and she was going to take them out on the highway,’ says Mike Perkins, director of the animal cruelty task force. Inside this crate were 39 Chihuahuas and small […]

  • St. Louis library opens recording studio

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – When Charles Thomas tells his friends he’s in the studio working on his latest release, they don’t expect to hear its being recorded at the library. ‘I tell them, ‘You want to come down you just got to bring your library card,’ says Charles Thomas. Since January he’s put in 20 two hour sessions in the new creative experience lab. ‘So in Creative Experience we have Mac computers and they’re all set up in collaborative work […]

  • Cardinals now employing explosive sniffing dogs

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)-The St. Louis Cardinals have two new, fuzzy but highly trained employees. Two highly trained Labradors, Shug and Upshaw, are learning how to protect the crowd without most people noticing them. The dogs are trained in the latest vapor-wake detection, detecting the scent trail an explosive leaves in the air. Starting Friday, the team will have the Labradors on duty at all home games. According to our partner at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the cost for the […]

  • West County Auto Body Shop bringing Disney character to life

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI)– Disney’s new animated movie ‘Planes: Fire and Rescue’ opens in theaters Friday. But as FOX 2′s Patrick Clark reports a West County business is bringing one of the characters to life.

  • Drum Corp international contest being held at McKendree University

    LEBANON, IL (KPLR) – On the McKendree campus there’s water water everywhere and lots of breaks to drink, especially for rehearsals for tonight’s drum corps international show. ‘I feel like we all become better people because of it,’ says Tanner Cooper, a McKendree Student and tuba player with Music City Drum Corp. ‘We go through the mental aspects of it. If you can get through this, you can pretty much get through anything.’ Under the midday sun, marchers kept pace […]

  • Hundreds of youth attend Universoul Circus Community Day

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– If you ask Jaedon Deskins, he’ll tell you how much he enjoys day camp at the Demetrious Johnson Foundation. “You get a lot of discipline from it,” says Jaedon Deskins.  “You get lots of social skill abilities; you get to interact with different kids and personalities.  You get to go different places, new environments, new people new things; it’s just a really good program.” And on Friday’s program, a sneak peak at the Universoul Circus that […]

  • St. Louisan teaching people in Haiti peanuts can save lives

    (KTVI)– A picture might be worth a thousand words, but Dr. Patricia Wolff has a story that might leave you speechless. “So those are the same kids six weeks later,” says Dr. Patricia Wolff, the founder of Meds & Food for Kids.  “All they ate was Medika Mamba which is peanuts, powdered milk, sugar, oil, vitamins and minerals.” The ingredients are simple, but not the solution. That’s why Wolff, a professor of pediatrics at Washington University’s School of Medicine founded […]

  • Belleville bike shop closing after 70 years

    BELLEVILLE, IL (KPLR) – In Belleville sits a bike store with a little history. ‘How many bikes do you think you’ve sold in your life?’ asks Patrick Clark. ‘Oh my,’ exclaims Ron Hettenhausen the owner of Endres Cyclery. When you drive down the west end of Belleville you’ll find a couple who’ve been married for 61 years and their business that’s been there for 70 years. ‘This is history,’ says Ron Hettenhausen. ‘Great location,’ says Joann Hettenhausen. But Endres Cyclery […]

  • St. Louisans continue traditon of playing hooky at Fairmount Park

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KPLR) – Time is something they keep track of at Fairmount Park racetrack, especially on a horse hooky Tuesday. ‘My husband and our friends are here,’ says first timer Lauren Williamson.  ‘They played hooky last year and I wasn’t able to come.  So I purposefully took off the day to come here.’ For many in the St. Louis metropolitan region, Tuesday has become a tradition of spending the day at the races in Collinsville, Illinois. ‘We really started […]


    Urge front man to open 2nd hot dog restaurant thanks to crowdsourcing

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) -  A St. Louis musician is using social media to expand his business in the Tower Grove East neighborhood.  Singer Steve Ewing is growing his hot dog business in the Gateway City. St. Louisans will go to great lengths when it comes to finding some great links. “Every Monday I go to a fitness class and then I feel I deserve a hot dog afterwards and I come here, it’s my favorite place to get one.” […]

  • Veiled Prophet Parade in Forest Park

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- Before Fair St. Louis kicked off for its second day, people lined up for the Veiled Prophet Parade and FOX 2′s Patrick Clark is live in Forest Park on the parade route to tell us all about it. The festivities began today with the Veiled Prophet Parade at 10 a.m. The route started at The Muny on Theater Drive in Forest Park, moved past Pagoda Lake, down Lagoon Drive and will ended at the Probstein Golf […]

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    Six Flags honors military heroes, offers free admission to active duty members

    EUREKA, MO (KTVI) –  Cory Stallings was the king of Colossus today at Six Flags St. Louis. ‘It means a lot for us to bond as a family,’ says Cory Stallings. The Stallings family was one of five Missouri families taking part in today’s hearts of valor ceremony in Eureka. ‘It’s really just a chance to give back the men and women that serve our country,’ says Liza Watts a spokesperson for Hearts of Valor. . This is the fourth […]