Pat Battle Biography|Profile
Pat Battle (Patricia N. Battle) is an accomplished American journalist who is currently working as a co-anchor for NBC 4 New York’s “Weekend Today in New York” “Weekend Today in New York” which airs Saturday mornings between 6:00 A.M. – 7:00 A.M. and 8:30 A.M. – 9:00 A.M.
Pat Battle Age
How old is Battle? She is 63 years old as of 2023. Battle was born on 9 December 1959 in the United States of America. She celebrates her birthday on December 9 every year.
Pat Battle Education
Battle started her broadcasting career as a reporter for the Asbury Park Press in Asbury Park, N.J., where she honed her journalism skills first as an intern in college and then as a beat reporter.
Pat Battle Height|Weight
She stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 60kgs
Pat Battle Family
She grew up in Neptune Township, New Jersey, where her mother was a member of the township committee and served as police commissioner.Battle is of African-American descent.
Pat Battle Husband|Married
Battle is happily married to Anthony Johnson, who is a reporter with WABC-TV, a competing New York City television station.
Pat Battle Children
Battle and her husband are blessed with three children. The family lives in Teaneck, New Jersey. One of their children’s names is Clarke Johnson.
Pat Battle career
Battle started her broadcasting career as a reporter for the Asbury Park Press in Asbury Park, N.J., where she honed her journalism skills first as an intern in college and then as a beat reporter. In April 1996, she joined WNBC-TV. Before joining WNBC-TV, Battle worked at WCBS-TV, where she was a general assignment reporter for three and a half years handling breaking news stories in the tri-state area. Her work earned her recognition as one of the best live reporters in the region.
In addition, before joining WCBS-TV, Battle worked in a similar capacity for NBC-owned station WCAU-TV in Philadelphia covering the Delaware Valley area and hosting a weekly public affairs program with an in-studio audience. She also served as a general assignment reporter, backup anchor, and host of a weekly public affairs program for the New Jersey Network News in Trenton for three years before moving on to work in Philadelphia.
Pat Battle NBC News
Currently, she is the co-anchor for “Weekend Today in New York” which airs Saturday mornings between 6:00 A.M. – 7:00 A.M. and 9:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M. and on Sunday mornings between 6:00 A.M. – 8:00 A.M. and 9:30 A.M. – 10:30 A.M.
In 2005, she won a New York Regional Emmy Award for Political Programming for her work on the U.S. presidential primary edition of WNBC-TV‘s What Matters. Moreover, she serves as the station’s senior New Jersey correspondent and has covered many breaking news stories in the Garden State as well as the breaking news of the day.
Pat Battle Weight Loss
In July 2004, Battle’s weight was 239 pounds. As a result, it is known that she was advised by her doctor about Weight Loss Surgery. Afterward, Pat took a step into doing research on the internet where she had a seminar to learn more about it. Furthermore, she met a good doctor who changed her life.
Pat Battle Health|Cancer|illness
Battle publicly revealed that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer and undergone a lumpectomy in October 2010. She documented her personal journey, and yet in another public service, she broadcasted her story on “News 4 New York” at the close of Breast Cancer Awareness that same month.
Her story, an hour-long special “Talk for a Cure” that aired the following day on “Weekend Today in New York,” earned two New York Emmy nominations. But even more significantly, the story drew an unprecedented response from viewers. Hundreds of women reached out to her, many of whom had not undergone mammograms with any regularity, if at all.
Battle believes that early detection saved her life. She has been making public appearances at health fairs, ribbon cuttings, walk-a-thons, and conferences and urging women to make annual mammograms a priority in their lives.
Pat Battle Awards and Recognition
She was recognized by the McDonald’s Corporation as a Broadcast Legend in the fast food company’s Faces of Black History Campaign in 2008. She was also the 2008 recipient of the Circle of Honor Spirit Award from the Greater New Jersey Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.
Pat Battle Salary|Net Worth
She has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which she earned from her broadcasting career.
Pat Battle Social Media Platforms
Battle is very active on social media platforms and has over 12.1k followers on Twitter, 8.11k followers on Instagram, and over 4k followers on Facebook.