Making a career in the media and journalism and staying at the top for over 25 years is no easy task in the United States. One person who makes it easy is certainly Patti Ann Browne – the darling of Fox News. Talent, hard work, and an understanding of how to handle the spotlight have set her apart from her peers.
In today’s world, any public figure who manages to maintain their public image over a long period of time without paying homage to the controversies and scandals that come with the attention of the cameras should be praised.
Patti Ann Browne Bio/Early Life
Patti Anne Browne was born on 10 September 1965 in Bayside, Queens, New York. She is the third in a family of four. She grew up as a child and survived scarlet fever at the age of 14.
She attended St. Francis Preparatory School in New York City, and as a child, she decided early on to pursue a career in the media and journalism. With this in mind, she set out to earn degrees and certificates that matched her dreams. Patti holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Fordham University in New York City. During her time there, she worked as a news anchor and co-host of an Irish music show for Radio WFUV-FM. Browne also reported for the NYIT evening newscast LI News Tonight. She was awarded the FOLIO Prize for one of her reports.
She holds a Master’s degree in Communication Arts from the New York Institute of Technology in Old Westbury, New York, which she earned on a full scholarship through a Teacher Assistant Fellowship. She achieved an impressive score of 4.0 points.
Patti Ann Browne’s Journalism Career
Her professional career began as a newsreader and writer for Radio WLIM-AM in Long Island. She worked for TLIG TV 55, where she hosted several shows and directed news programs. Browne first came to News 12 as a general-purpose reporter, with a job description that allowed her to spend years in the field and cover important stories in New York City. In 1993, after the bombing of the World Trade Center, she was out of Manhattan, New York, for live coverage of the investigation.
The next stop for Patti Ann Browne was MSNBC as a full-time presenter for 3 years. On weekends she hosted the Morning Line and interviewed Tim Russert live every Sunday before Meet the Press.
In 2000, Patti joined Fox News, where she hosted the Fox News live headline and news updates and acted as a host for shows during many different time-sensitive airings. She also hosts hourly news updates for the Fox News Radio Network. She is also a regular guest speaker on Red Eye with Greg Gutfeld on Fox News and on Fox’s early morning show Fox and Friends First.
Due to the nature of her official engagement, Patti has traveled widely and visited countries such as Hungary, Austria, England, Ireland, France, Mexico, and Canada.
Patti Ann Browne Twin Sister, Husband, Kids
Patti has an identical twin sister and another younger sister who is married and very reserved. In general, Patti is very family-oriented and in recent years she has reduced her working hours to spend more time with her family.
Patti is married to photographer Mike Browne, with whom she has a son Connor Browne, who was born prematurely in July 2005 weighing 2 pounds 6 oz.
Hobbies and Interests
Patti Ann is interested in water skiing, jogging, yoga, classic rock, and jive dancing. She is a devout Catholic and has been inducted into the Brooklyn Diocese’s Hall of Fame, the Saint Francis Prep High School Hall of Fame. She served as an active volunteer at Island Harvest and the Interfaith Nutrition Network. She was also named one of the “Irish American Media Top 30” by the national newspaper “The Irish Voice”. Patti served as an assistant to the Grand Marshal of the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in Glen Cove at the end of 1997.
Patti is not only about brains and handwork, she also has an impressive figure and silky smooth skin. Her body measurements are 36-25-35. Surprisingly she is smaller than you would think because she stands at 5ft 2. She currently weighs 54 kg.