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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.

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    EARTH CITY, MO (KTVI) – Two things go hand in hand in St. Louis in the summer, beer and baseball. Now a little bit of baseball is creeping into Rams Camp. Tuesday was the fourth of 13 free Bud Light Training Camp sessions and fans who headed to Earth City could hear the familiar sounds from downtown and Busch Stadium. A lone beer vendor was making the rounds selling five dollar Budweiser’s and Bud Light aluminum bottles of beer today. […]

  • Survey: Do St. Louisans want a bike sharing program?

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – You might call these ladies “spokeswomen” for sharing, and on Monday they were on a mission to get St. Louis moving, one bicycle at a time. ‘Basically asking folks not only how they might use the bike share, why they might use it, where they might use it,’ says Emma Klues, the Communication manager for Great Rivers Greenway. The first steps to get tires rolling in a bike share system involve asking a lot of questions […]

  • Deceased trooper’s daughter opens lemonade stand for charity

    (KTVI) – A bitter fruit helps sweeten the legacy of a fallen Illinois State Trooper.  Kyle Deatherage was killed in November 2012 when he was struck while making a traffic stop on Interstate 55 near Litchfield. Friday, his daughter, who’s about to enter the first grade, opened a lemonade and cookies stand in Edwardsville to raise money for the Trooper Kyle Deatherage Memorial. It’s a charitable foundation that helps families of first responders killed o injured in the line of […]

  • Trouble overseas giving travelers second thoughts

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)–  Malaysian Airlines flight 17 was on Fred Drysdale’s mind Thursday. “I thought after we got up to 12-thousand feet I went, ‘Wow that’s a long way down,'” says Fred Drysdale.  “It did cross my mind and I wondered if it’s crossing other people’s minds on the plane.” With an up tick in world conflicts, travel experts are keeping an eye on today’s news of a downed plane in Africa. “My Dad was very involved in the […]

  • Who will pay $500,000 for the giant catsup bottle?

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  • Humane Society rescues 39 Chihuahuas from home in Carter County

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  • St. Louis library opens recording studio

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – 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

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  • 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.

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    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – What’s black and white and making her public debut? A female Grevy zebra foal named Makena. ‘We always love babies here at the zoo,’ says Kim Downey, a Keeper of Antelopes at the St. Louis Zoo. ‘It’s one of the great aspects of being a zookeeper.’ Born June 22nd, today was her first day in front of the public. But her birth wasn’t a surprise; it was part of the zoo’s association with the species survival […]

  • Drum Corp international contest being held at McKendree University

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  • 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 […]