Browne, Patti Ann
Patti Ann Browne was named news anchor for Fox News Channel in August 2000.
She joined Fox from MSNBC, where she hosted Weekend Morning Line, anchored weekday updates and breaking news, and reported from the field.
Before that, Browne worked at News 12 Long Island, a 24-hour cable news channel in New York. She co-anchored the channel's morning show and hosted Reporter Roundtable, a weekly news talk show.
Browne began her career at WLIM Radio on Long Island as morning news anchor. Her first television job was as anchor and news director of WLIG-TV 55, seen in New York City and Long Island, from which she went on to become an anchor/reporter for WSJV-TV in South Bend, Indiana.
Browne earned an MA summa cum laude from the New York Institute of Technology in New York, where she was a reporter for the school's news program LI News Tonight.
Browne also holds a BA from Fordham University, where she was news director, news anchor and Irish music host on Fordham's far-reaching radio station, WFUV-FM. Browne worked at Newsweek magazine throughout college.
She grew up in Bayside, New York. A second generation Irish American, Browne’s grandparents grew up in Co. Mayo.
Browne was aide to the grand marshal of the Glen Cove St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Long Island in 1997.
Browne lives in the New York City area with her husband and son.
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