Before joining the Action 7 News team in June 2013, Pat served as editor of The Post, a student-run daily newspaper at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.
In May 2013, Pat graduated from OU’s Scripps College of Communication with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism. He was named a top graduating senior in the area of News - Editorial.
When not working at The Post while in school, Pat spent time interning with 90.5 WERG and WJET 24 in Erie, Penn., WPXI 11 in Pittsburgh, Penn. and The Columbus Dispatch in Columbus, Ohio.
During his time with the Dispatch, he won a first place Ohio Associated Press award in the enterprise reporting category with the help of fellow intern Deanna Pan.