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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
  • El Monstero continues holiday tradition of playing sold-out St. Louis shows

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) –  It’s a local holiday tradition that takes you to the dark side of the moon. The series of sold out gigs by the local band El Monstero.

  • St. Patrick’s Center benefits from Blues players scoring hat tricks

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – For the very talented Vladimir Tarasenko, this is the second time he’s had a three goal game. But what happens to all those hats that get thrown onto the ice at Scottrade Center? ‘When a player has a hat trick and they all get thrown down there, the player gets first chance at it,’ says Kathleen Nelson, St. Patrick’s Center.  ‘They gather them all up and he gets the chance to go through and keep the […]

  • Snow a no go so far this season

    WILDWOOD, MO (KPLR) – We`re not in Colorado, Utah or even Vermont. But this is the show-me state and if you want to see some snow in Missouri and skiing, they can provide that at Hidden Valley. Mother Nature might not be cooperating currently but the local ski resort has you covered, or at least they`ll have these hills covered soon. “We’ve opened as early as mid-December and as late as January 4th,” says Bill Brandis, Hidden Valley General Manager.  […]

  • Cheerleader hopes to donate 150 gift baskets to children in need

    O’FALLON, MO (KPLR) – Last year Hayleigh Arbutti fractured her back at a gymnastics competition. The O’Fallon, Missouri teenager spent time recovering at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. Rather than letting her injury get her down, she decided to lift up others and donated 50 gift baskets to children at the hospital. Today she’s back at Northside Gymnastic Academy helping teach and trying to get others onboard her uplifting project “Hayleigh’s Helping Hands.” Her new goal is to donate 150 gift […]

  • Thief busted for stealing 42,000 golf balls worth $20,000

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KPLR) – When it comes to the game of golf most players are accustomed to losing the occasional ball, but not 42,000 in a year. “That almost put us out of business because you need golf balls to operate,” says Carol Boggs, the owner of Golfport Driving Range The driving range in Maryland Heights has been dealing with drama by the dozens. In November 2013, someone made off with thousands of range balls in the middle of […]

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    St. Charles County holiday tradition lights up Fort Zumwalt Park

    O’FALLON, MO (KTVI) – It’s a 30 year holiday tradition in St. Charles County that many consider a community source of pride. A cornucopia of Christmas and holiday themes are abound in Fort Zumwalt Park. The best part about this light display is that it brightens the night sky as well as the hearts of the men, women and children in St. Charles County who pulled it all together.

  • Preservation group to hold fundraiser for Goldenrod Showboat

    KAMPSVILLE, IL (KPLR) – Jake Medford is a caretaker for a centenarian that sits on the Illinois River. ‘We all know it`s a long shot,’ says Jake Medford, Vice President of the Historic Riverboat Preservation, a 501c3 non-profit organization. ‘We`re aware of that and have been told that one thousand times. But we want to see it happen and if it weren`t for those folks that didn`t go for the long shots what would we have. So this is our […]

  • Great Rivers Greenway looking to kick-start riverfront development

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – The leaders of the Great Rivers Greenway have commissioned a $330,000 study to develop the north river trail that runs along the St. Louis riverfront. The hope is to kick-start development on the north riverfront that would include a kayak park, rock climbing, loft apartments, beer gardens, theater, and bike shops. Previous studies have shown the potential of developing the north riverfront; but this is the first time an organization has stepped in to purchase property […]

  • Webster Groves moving to make Christmas sustainable

    WEBSTER GROVES, MO (KPLR) – If the third time is a charm, then the third year in a row of holiday decorations are sure to charm you in Webster Groves. ‘It is a sustainable Christmas again in Webster Groves,’ says Mayor Gerry Welch. Sustainable snowmen are joining the ever growing herd of recycled reindeer throughout town. Tree logs, limbs and branches collected all year long during routine maintenance have been repurposed into decorations to get shoppers into the spirit of […]

  • First night of Wild Lights at St. Louis Zoo

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)–  In Forest Park, the animals at the St. Louis Zoo are aware that wild lights are back. “We`ve got some 500,000 lights strung up around the zoo in various motifs from butterflies to prairie dogs to just snow flakes they can wonder through,” says Ed Spevak, Curator of Invertebrates. The day began for the Barnicle, Schmitt and Lang families on the day after turkey day with a holiday tradition. “Every year we come down here and […]

  • Churches bring Ferguson residents Thanksgiving Day meals

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI)– For Dan Johnson, dinner time is an essential part of a balanced life. “Meals are one of the most vital functions,” says Dan Johnson, Holy Cross Lutheran Church Creve Coeur. “It`s not just for the food but more conversation happens. More bonding happens over meals than virtually anything else we can do.” Thursday Johnson did just that, helping serve up meals and conversations at Zion Lutheran Church in Ferguson. “We saw there was a need for a […]

  • Ferguson’s library becoming a beacon of light for the city

    FERGUSON, MO (KPLR) – In the midst of turmoil, turning to a good book can be a welcome oasis. ‘It was five figures yesterday and I think it slipped into six figures today,’ says Scott Bonner, the Ferguson Public Library Director.  ‘I need to look and see and it’s from about seven thousand people.’ ‘That’s exciting,’ says Patrick Clark. ‘Yeah, isn’t it though,’ says Bonner. Fans of page turners are turning to pay pal and pledging their support. Hard times […]


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