Pat Farnack

farnack 2011 1936 1 Pat FarnackPat Farnack lives in two different worlds, sipping her early morning coffee watching a herd of deer and wild turkey in her front yard in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania and bringing people the stories they want to hear as midday anchor on WCBS in the heart of Manhattan.

Pat also hosts the WCBS Health & Wellbeing Report and has a weekly column for the Intercounty Newspaper Group in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

She spent twenty years in the Philadelphia market at KYW Newsradio, KYW-TV and WWDB Radio. She was awarded the Broadcast Pioneeer’s Lifetime Achievement Award and multiple winner of the Associated Press Best Newscast Award in Pennsylvania as well as the Best Feature Award for her show “Do I Look Ok?” which was syndicated on fifty stations in the U.S. and Virgin Islands.

She has been on the air at Dow Jones Radio One, WMGK in Philadelphia, WNBC, WINS and WYNY in NY and anchored the evening news on WKBS-TV in Philly, which she swears was the inspiration for the movie “UHF” starring Weird Al Yankovic.

Pat and her husband Louis are currently working on a garden and courtyard. They are building it around a fountain they bought on their honeymoon in Italy.

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New York City Urbanathlon Is This Saturday

Competitors will climb over a long series of city taxi cabs, crawl over city buses, and climb stairs at Citi Field and Arthur Ashe Stadium — along with traditional challenges.

10/25/2011

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Now Pitching In The World Series: The Man They Call ‘Scrabble’

Pat Farnack had weekly chat with language maven Ben Zimmer.

10/21/2011

"The Affair" by Lee Child

Lee Child Has A New Book

Author Lee Child has a new thriller out. It’s called “The Affair” and WCBS 880′s Pat Farnack talked to him about it.

10/18/2011

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Occupying Word Street

WCBS 880′s Pat Farnack had her weekly chat with language maven Ben Zimmer.

10/14/2011

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Author Ben Frank Explores Jewish Diaspora In ‘The Scattered Tribe’

Traveling is a real passion for Ben Frank.

10/10/2011

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‘And One More Thing’: The Insanely Great Language of Steve Jobs

WCBS 880 anchor Pat Farnack had her weekly chat with language maven Ben Zimmer.

10/07/2011

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Word-Lore, Nerd-Lore

WCBS 880 midday anchor Pat Farnack had her weekly chat with language maven Ben Zimmer.

09/16/2011

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How to Escape the Middle-Class Squeeze

Pat Farnack spoke with Rick Newman of U.S. News & World Report.

09/14/2011

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Are You ‘Literally’ Going To Explode?

Pat Farnack had her weekly chat with language maven Ben Zimmer.

08/19/2011

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Tough Economy Sends People To Estate Sales

In these challenging economic times, we can learn something from an expert bargain shopper.

08/19/2011

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‘Downgrade’ On The Upswing

WCBS 880′s Pat Farnack had her weekly chat with language maven Ben Zimmer.

08/12/2011

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New York City Women Seeking Sugar Daddies After College?

What happens when economic desperation is combined with youth and the internet?

08/09/2011

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Nonplussed By Google Plus?

WCBS 880 midday anchor Pat Farnack had her weekly chat with language maven Ben Zimmer.

08/05/2011

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Arianna Huffington Launches New Huffington Post Sites For Women, Parents

WCBS 880′s Pat Farnack interviewed founder Arianna Huffington about a big story involving sugar daddies, overcoming fear, and much more.

08/04/2011

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Montclair Mom Goes Green By Crafting Eco-Friendly T-Shirts

Sue Zager wanted to start up a business which was environmentally sound, engaged her creative side, fit in with her busy family and brought in some extra money.

08/03/2011

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