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 – When we first saw President Jimmy Carter celebrating the 93rd birthday he attributed his longevity to eating and selling peanuts from the time he was 6-years- old. “Eat peanut butter and peanuts and you`ll live as long as we do,” said Jimmy Carter. But, two years later, just weeks after his 95th birthday the former president has fallen for the third time this year. “This was a pelvis fracture, another common fracture you get just by falling […]
LOUISIANA, Mo. – Demolition crews spent Friday morning and afternoon meticulously checking and double-checking the charges on the Old Champ Clark Bridge, making sure the steel truss bridge would fall into the Mississippi River. They’ll have 48 hours to clear the steel from the river channel so that it can open back up to traffic. The Champ Clark Bridge, named after Hames Beauchamp Clark, has brought thousands of people from Central Illinois to Central Missouri since the 1920s. Louisiana City […]
ST. LOUIS – With the assist from his younger brother and sister, Timorion Tucker is scoring a basket and taking part in some occupational therapy. “Timorion was diagnosed with a rare condition called spinal cerebella ataxia type two and, basically, what it does is it affects everything in the body that’s muscle-related,” says Dajane Jones, Timorion’s Mom. “His swallowing, his vision, walking, everything that’s affiliated with muscles. So, basically, one of his Make-A-Wishes was to meet Koby Bryant.” Timorion is […]
O’FALLON, Ill. – Outside of O’Fallon, Illinois is a man who is moved by some large animals. “It’s a place for healing; for the people because of the programs we do during the week are with special needs community, from children to adults, and also the VA, Wounded Warriors,” said Randy Grim, founder of Randy’s Rescue Ranch. “So, it’s really kind of cool to see the underdogs of the world help each other out.” St. Louisans might be familiar with […]
ST. LOUIS – Union Station was a beehive of activity as hundreds turned out—resumes in hand—for a job fair Monday morning to apply for positions at the new aquarium. “We do have positions open, including scuba diver and program ambassador,” said Tami Brown, executive director at the St. Louis Aquarium. “Program ambassador would be someone who has an animal out for our guest to interact with.” Brown estimates they’ll hire 100 staff members for the aquarium, set to open by […]
What’s a sporting event without a good pre-game? Thankfully Ballpark Village can be your one-stop-shop for baseball, booze, and a “batty” good time during the Cardinals post-season run! Cardinals Nation will host the Official Pregame Party of the St. Louis Cardinals before every home game. Located in the Hall of Fame Club at BPV, this ticketed pep-rally style party includes a full buffet (hot dogs, brats, nachos, entrée selections, salads, and desserts), along with a full-service, all-inclusive bar. The pregame […]
ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Cardinals hope to make history with a win today in Atlanta in Game 5 of the National League Division Series. And fans are hoping the backbone of the team—Yadier Molina—will make some crucial hits. Meanwhile, fans gathered in Ballpark Village to watch the game get to see a piece of game-winning history that could be yours – the sacrifice fly that won Game 4. Yadi hit that sacrifice fly, scoring Kolton Wong from third […]
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – For new mother Brynn Turner, getting her 3-month-old daughter Mabry vaccinated just makes sense. “A lot of people with the anti-vax movements are stopping routine vaccinations for infants and young children that they should be getting,” she said. “One of them including the whooping cough vaccine.” Being a registered nurse also helps Turner, since she’s seen firsthand the effects of the contagious respiratory disease. “Yeah, unfortunately, we’re seeing more and more cases of whooping cough,” […]
ST. LOUIS – This is the story of the cat that came back. The Forsythes thought she was a goner. But thanks to technology, it’s a family reunion for the family and their 15-year-old tabby named Luda. “Never expected this 10 months later to get a phone call,” said Amanda Forsythe, Luda’s owner. “We were on a plane to Vegas and we had just boarded and my husband got a phone call and he’s writing something on his hand and […]
ST. LOUIS – We’re now in the second season in Major League Baseball – the postseason. And for the first time since 2015, the grounds crew at Busch Stadium is painting the infield for a division series game. As the grounds crew was getting National League Division Series ready for Sunday’s game, the stadium was getting a sprucing up with bunting in place. A bigger stage, a bolder Busch Stadium, and some seats still available for Game 3 of the […]
ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Cardinals are National League Central Division Champions for the first time since 2015. Tonight, the meet the Atlanta Braves to begin the best-of-5 Division Series. Fans know it’s a big game and have gathered in Ballpark Village to watch the series-opener in unison. The Cardinals and Braves have not met in the postseason since the inaugural National League Wild Card Game in 2012. Cardinals fans posted up at Ballpark Village to get a good […]
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, IL – In Montgomery County, Illinois reports of an eight-foot-tall Sasquatch near the woods might be true. But as Patrick Clark shows us, that eight-foot-tall bigfoot is made of wood, and turning heads along the highway.