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 http://www.patrickclark.tv.
ST. LOUIS – The NHL is celebrating Black History Month with a traveling exhibit. It’s making four stops in St. Louis this All-Star Weekend. The exhibit tells the story of NHL diversity and Hockey is for Everyone ambassador Willie O’Ree, the first African American to play in the NHL. He broke the league’s color barrier suiting up for the Boston Bruins in 1958. “I met Willie probably 20 years ago,” said former Blues player Jamal Mayers. “I didn’t know the […]
ST. LOUIS – The four-day 2020 NHL All-Star Weekend begins Thursday across the St. Louis region with events and concerts scheduled to take place before and after the games themselves. The family-friendly Fan Fair is being held in the newly remodeled Union Station, featuring interactive hockey games, mascots, memorabilia, and a few memorable players. Fan Fair tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for kids, seniors, college students, and members of the military. On Saturday and Sunday, tickets are available […]
OVERLAND, Mo. – Woofie’s in Overland owes its success to a northern Illinois neighbor. After all, they’re the St. Louis home of the Chicago-style hot dog. And this local landmark is getting ready to mark a unique occasion. Since 1977, this orange and yellow hot dog stand has built a following of frank fans. “Steam bun and the poppy seeds. Everything comes from Chicago. It’s shipped down from Chicago,” said Woofie’s co-owner Mary O’Leary. And what makes a winning wiener? […]
MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. — A new concert venue is coming to St. Louis County. The 4,500-seat outdoor concert venue in Maryland Heights is part of the new Centene Community Ice Center, the practice home of 2019 Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues. But once temperatures start warming up, they’ll be turning up the volume on the Saint Louis Music Park. Several national music acts will help open the new concert venue on May 25, 2020. Kesha and special guest Big […]
ST. LOUIS – The well-attended civic ceremony at the Old Courthouse in downtown St. Louis kicked off the day’s events honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. And from there, messages of community and empowerment could be found from many. The annual Freedom March began at the courthouse. Cold temperatures did not deter the march, which ended at Leonard Missionary Baptist Church. Meanwhile, at the Keating Center for the Performing Arts at Kirkwood High School hosted the sixth […]
ST. LOUIS – From the FanFare at Union Station to the Winterfest in Kiener Plaza and across St. Louis, fans are buzzing and excitement is building ahead of next week’s NHL All-Star Weekend. “It starts on Thursday with the FanFare at Union Station and then a lot of the NHL events are Friday in downtown and Saturday with the NHL All-Star Game,” said Anthony Paraino, a spokesman for Explore St. Louis. “We recommend people coming downtown really make a plan […]
FLORISSANT, Mo. – Byron Watson wanted a memorable birthday gift for his father. He put a request on social media asking for birthday card greetings for his dad, Adolphus T. Watson, who will celebrate his 101st birthday on Saturday, January 18. “I was talking with my mom and I said, ‘I said I’m going to get 101 birthday cards and we’re going to have a birthday celebration for him on Saturday and present the cards to him,’” Byron said. Byron’s […]
ST. LOUIS – Pathways to Progress, a collaborative program with Catholic Charities and St. Francis Community Services, helps north St. Louis County residents who become members with employment training and retention, financial literacy, life skills, transportation, health and wellness, and even legal assistance. It’s the last week of our Spirit of St. Louis campaign and we encourage you to donate to one of our three featured charities: Casa of St. Louis, Humane Society of St. Louis or Pathways to Progress. Call […]
ST. LOUIS – Pathways to Progress, a collaborative program with Catholic Charities and St. Francis Community Services, helps north St. Louis County residents who become members with employment training and retention, financial literacy, life skills, transportation, health and wellness, and even legal assistance. It’s the last week of our Spirit of St. Louis campaign and we encourage you to donate to one of our three featured charities: Casa of St. Louis, Humane Society of St. Louis, or Pathways to Progress. Call […]
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – It’s a blank canvas for the Saint Louis Zoo North Campus. A 425-acre blank canvas. “Well, there are things on this campus we know we can adaptively reuse,” said Dr. Jeffrey Bonner, Dana Brown President & CEO Saint Louis Zoo. “There’s some wonderful things. If you look at the terrain, it’s magnificent. We have to take advantage of the terrain. Beautiful lake and wonderful rolling hills. When I drive through on a golf cart I […]
MARYVILLE, Ill. – The robotics team at St. John Neumann Catholic School in Maryville, Illinois is focused on an accessible solution for wheelchair-bound individuals. “It worked out really well for our first time,” said Tristan Luehmann, St. John Neumann Catholic School robotics team member. “We used an American Girl doll wheelchair as our prototype. We used Popsicle sticks and we tried a sushi mat.” Fellow robotics team member Sophia Windorff calls it “the passable path.” Made from painted yardsticks, this […]
ST. LOUIS – Fans of “The Office” are in for a treat. A savory soup is back on the menu at St. Louis Bread Co., with a familiar face fronting the social media launch. With a tongue in cheek campaign and a soup spoon in hand, Panera bread is bringing back a fan-favorite. “But French onion soup, specifically, we saw a different type of outcry and it was almost a sad to angry,” said Kelli Nicholson, Panera Bread director of […]