Patrice King Brown’s Farewell

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Goodbye To Patrice King Brown
During one holiday season, Patrice shared this photo from her childhood... way before her days on television! At 2-years-old, Patrice is seen here with her older brother.
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Goodbye To Patrice King Brown
Years later, it all began at KDKA with Pittsburgh 2Day.
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Goodbye To Patrice King Brown
From the show's first broadcast in 1978 to the last, nearly 12 years later, the one constant was Patrice King Brown.
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Goodbye To Patrice King Brown
Over the years, she was joined by a succession of co-hosts from Ed Malley to Wayne Van Dine to John Wade.
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Goodbye To Patrice King Brown
And finally, Jon Burnett joined Patrice for the final five years.
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Goodbye To Patrice King Brown
“That hour of the day, from two to three o'clock with Patrice on Pittsburgh 2Day was my favorite hour of the day. I had to be careful admitting that to my wife, Debbie.” -- Jon Burnett
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Goodbye To Patrice King Brown
When credits rolled on the final show, the producer of the first season was in the audience... “She communicates through the lens so beautifully; you feel that she's talking to you. Which is, of course, the sign of somebody who's really talented.” -- Jan Getz, former producer
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Goodbye To Patrice King Brown
She also maintained a friendship with Dennis Miller, a national figure who started at KDKA.
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Goodbye To Patrice King Brown
After Pittsburgh 2Day, Patrice made the switch from entertainment to news without breaking stride.
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Goodbye To Patrice King Brown
The team of Stacy Smith and Patrice King Brown mastered breaking news stories, like the crash of Flight 427, the Tragedy of 9/11, and the Quecreek Mine Rescue.
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Goodbye To Patrice King Brown
“She always had the ability to understand the scope of the story. The scope of it also means how it affects people's lives, and she does a very good job of that.” --Stacy Smith
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Goodbye To Patrice King Brown
There's another side to Patrice though, at home she has a beautiful family!
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(Photo Credit: Patrice King Brown)
Goodbye To Patrice King Brown
Here's a photo of Patrice's "babies" - Guy & Lauren
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(Photo Credit: Patrice King Brown)
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Posing for a photo with her son!
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Goodbye To Patrice King Brown
In 2007, Patrice and her daughter shot a video together for KDKA in Shadyside.
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Goodbye To Patrice King Brown
It's easy to see...Patrice and Lauren are very close!
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Goodbye To Patrice King Brown
She also has a very close relationship with her mom, Dolores!
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Goodbye To Patrice King Brown
Saying goodbye to Patrice isn't easy, but we wish her great happiness as she moves into the future!
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