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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Musician Charlie Daniels Talks About Stroke Awareness Month

He suffered a stroke while on a snowmobile.


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Royally Speaking

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


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Eco-Speak: An Earth Day Glossary

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


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Writers’ Conference Coming Up At Hunter College In June

Do you have a dream of being the next Stephen King or the next Mary Higgins Clark?


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What’s On The Menu At The Royal Wedding?

Are you wondering what William and Kate will be eating?


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National Lemonade Day Is Coming Up Soon!

Behind it is Michael Holthouse, who thought it was the perfect way to introduce kids to the idea of owning their own business.


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David Baldacci’s New Book

Did you hear WCBS 880’s Pat Farnack speak with author David Baldacci about his new book?


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AOL Joins Military Families Initiative

You may have heard about the military families initiatives spear-headed by First Lady Michelle Obama. Well, a lot of companies are getting on board.


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Mass Confusion?

Did you hear WCBS 880’s Pat Farnack speak with language maven Ben Zimmer?


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Jesse Ventura Suggests Donald Trump Shave His Head

Jesse Ventura, the former Navy SEAL, professional wrestler, and governor of Minnesota is back with a new book and buzz of a 2012 national run.


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The Pitcher With A Thesaurus In His Locker

Did you hear WCBS 880’s Pat Farnack talk with language maven Ben Zimmer about New York Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey?


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Gain’s ‘Gooder’ Galls Grammar Grouches

Did you hear WCBS 880’s Pat Farnack chat with language maven Ben Zimmer?


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Abercrombie Bikini Top Controvery Sparks Debate On Parenting And Child Fashion

Abercrombie & Fitch has really become popular with the younger end of the teenage market, especially the tween and teen girls.


Finding Jack The Ripper

Did you hear WCBS 880’s Pat Farnack talk to retired British detective Trevor Marriott about the National Geographic Channel special “Finding Jack the Ripper” ?


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How We Got an ‘App’ For That

Did you hear the chat with language maven Ben Zimmer?