Who is journalist Patti Ann Browne?
Patti Ann Browne was born on 10 September 1965, in Queens, New York City USA, and is a reporter and news anchor best known for her work with the Fox News Channel. She hosts the headline update during various programs, and is also a substitute anchor for a number of other network shows.
The Wealth of Patti Ann Browne
How rich is Patti Ann Browne? As of mid-2018, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $3 million, mostly earned through a successful career in journalism. She also works as a regular guest-panelist and contributor in shows such as “Fox and Friends”. As she continues her career, it is expected that her net worth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Education
There is very little information known about Patti Ann’s childhood except that she has an identical twin sister and a younger sister. How she got to develop her passion for journalism isn’t clear, but she attended Fordham University in New York City and studied Communications, meantime co-hosting a music program at the radio station WFUV-FM, which she also served as a News Director and news anchor. She also worked at Fordham’s magazine entitled Alternative Motifs, and at Newsweek Magazine, and was an intern for the television show entitled “Every Day”.
After completing her bachelor’s degree, she went on to study for a Master’s Degree in Communication Arts attend the New York Institute of Technology on a full scholarship and on a teacher assistantship, which had her teach news writing and production. During her time there, she also worked as a general assignment reporter for the news program “LI News Tonight”.
Journalism Career Beginnings
Browne initially worked as a reporter and full-time anchor at WSJV-TV in Indiana, an ABC affiliate. She then headed the station’s Michigan Bureau before getting her first television job as a nightly anchor and News Director of WLIG TV 55 in New York City, concurrently working on radio at WLIM-AM located in Long Island, New York, mainly during the morning hours. She then started working for News 12 Long Island, which is a 24-hour cable news television channel, anchoring the station’s highest-rated three-hour morning news program. She also did field work, general assignment reporting.
Browne also hosted the weekly half hour news talk “Reporter Roundtable”, plus attracting a lot of attention for covering significant events in the area, including the Long Island Rail Road Shooting, the crash of TWA Flight 800, and the World Trade Center bombing in 1993, plus reporting on national events which would affect Long Island. She also reported from Albany, New York State, and from the United Nations.
Primetime updates tonight. Here's recent frame grab. pic.twitter.com/Xh7ynaQBQs
— Patti Ann Browne (@pattiannbrowne) October 21, 2017
MSNBC and Fox News Channel
After being a part of News 12 Long Island for many years, she then moved to MSNBC where she would be the anchor of the two-hour show “Weekend Morning Line”. She continued to do similar tasks with the network, conducting live interviews and also covering breaking news without any script, and appearing on various NBC news network channels. She also served as a substitute news anchor on CNBC.
In 2000, Patti Ann moved to the Fox News Channel as a full-time anchor for the headline news updates of “Fox News Live”, which is the hard news daytime show, producing short headline segments nearly every hour of the day, also serving as a substitute host for various other programs on the network. She works as a part of the Fox News Radio network too, anchoring most of the hourly news updates.
Marriage and Personal Life
It is known that Patti Ann has been married to Mike Browne since 2004, and the couple have a son. She also. She is still very close to her family, and often communicates with her parents, and visits her four nieces. She is Roman Catholic, and thanks to her achievements, was inducted into the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Brooklyn’s Hall of Fame in 2012.
Aside from her work which required her to travel to various locations in the US, Browne actually loves travelling, and has visited various international destinations independently, including England, Ireland, France and Mexico. During her free time, she enjoys playing sports such as volleyball, plus running and water-skiing, and reading books. She also does philanthropic work, and has volunteered for Island Harvest and the Interfaith Nutrition Network.