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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
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    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The 38th Annual Builders Home & Garden Show is back and speaking of annuals and perennials, spring is just around the corner.

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    HILLSBORO, MO (KTVI) – It’s a crime-fighting fashion accessory for police pooches. ‘’What we were doing is trading off vest from older dogs to use for our newer dogs,” says Rich Beattie, Deputy Sheriff Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department. ‘’Well, like humans, these vests have to fit a particular type of size. Dogs are different sizes.” It’s hard to be the best when your vest is ill fitting. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department had been mixing and matching older ballistic vests […]

  • Police dispatchers pedal away stress on the job

    O’FALLON, IL (KTVI) – Erik Mensen might work a stressful job as a dispatcher. ‘’We are the first point of contact for service for emergency or non-emergency,’’ he says. ‘’Police or fire or medical, it’s everything from ‘my house is burning down’ or ‘my wife is having a baby.’” And while he has a handle on his job, there are no handle bars on his desk. ‘’I don’t want to break a sweat,” says Mensen. ‘’I don’t want to be […]

  • Students attend Boeing conference to develop interest in math and science

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – If you ask Wyatt Lake what he wants to be, it’s an aerospace engineer. Today the teenager came to the right place to do such a thing. ‘I was talking to some guys who were jet pilots who now do different engineering and aspects and the way think about things is really creative but also to the point like an engineer,’ says Wyatt Lake, a sophomore from Wentzville.  ‘That’s how I`m hoping to be.’ […]

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    TJ Oshie helps teen’s hockey dream come true

    HAZELWOOD, MO (KTVI) –It started with the sizing of a stick for a special 14-year old. On Monday, St. Louis Blues right-winger TJ Oshie welcomed Chris Hendrickson, his longtime fan and Make-A-Wish recipient, to the team’s practice facility at the St. Louis Mills. The two took to the ice for some shots on goal. “This is definitely his dream,” says Denise Johnson, Chris’ mother.  “He sat and watched TJ Oshie during the Olympics.  Chris will play floor hockey in my […]

  • Cooking up fish, friends and family in St. Peters

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – It’s that time of year again where the oil is popping and  fish frys  become part of your Friday night plans. Plenty of fish here at All Saints Parish Center in St. Peters. This is a ten year tradition that runs every Friday through Lent, except Good Friday. Speaking of good, they’re great at what they do. They provide a nice fish fry friday meal whether sitting down inside the parish center or taking it […]

  • Swansea Improvement Hall prepping for Wednesday’s fish fry

    SWANSEA, IL (KTVI) – If you were to count up the cod Susan Walter has cut, well it’d be enough to fill this freezer in one morning, about 800 pounds worth. ‘Thaw it out in cold water, and then we cut,’ says Susan Walter, Owner Swansea Fish Stand. Tuesday afternoon Walter was busy filleting cod for tomorrow’s Ash Wednesday and the start of the Lenten season. ‘Cod is the number one selling fish,’ says Walter. ‘This is Cod country here. […]

  • Snow means business for area plow drivers

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Mike Czeschin has been up all night. “Pretty much since yesterday,” says the BSR Business Develop Manager & Snow Operator. That’s how his day has been like a game of dig dug. Back and forth, reverse, and repeat. “I’ve been doing snow removal and snow and ice management for nearly 20 years so I’ve plowed hundreds and hundreds of acres of parking lots and roadways,” says Czeschin. Czeschin was one of 500 BSR Snow Plow […]

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    Rare glimpse inside Mississippi River water intake towers

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  • Florists busy with Valentine’s Day orders

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– Valentine’s Day is just around the corner but it’s still not too late to get in your flower order. Walter Knoll florists were busy all day Thursday getting orders ready. From roses to some non-traditional arrangements this is a florist’s busiest time of the year. In fact, with Valentine’s Day falling on a Saturday they expect Friday to be a very busy delivery day.

  • Financial blow could knock-out South Broadway Athletic Club

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – A south St. Louis boxing and wrestling institution is in financial trouble and could  be closing their doors for good later this year. The South Broadway Athletic Club is trying to stay off the ropes and says your shouldn’t count them out. “The South Broadway Athletic Club means a lot to a lot of people.  It`s been here for over 100 years and it was founded on boxing and wrestling.” said former President Tony Casta. […]

  • North Park deeds land to Kinloch farmers

    KINLOCH, MO (KTVI) – For 20 years this stretch of Hanley near 170 and the airport has been great ground for growing fresh greens. ‘Like sweet potato, peas, okra, corn, tomato, squash, cucumber,’ says Armstead Ford, an urban farmer. But the fertile piece of urban farmland used by many is about to become a giant industrial complex. ‘Phase two is all the area in front of you here,’ says Larry Chapman, a Partner with North Park Partners.  ‘It’s almost entirely […]