Pat Battle

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Pat Battle
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Born
Patricia N. Battle

(1959-12-09) December 9, 1959 (age 59)
ResidenceTeaneck, New Jersey, U.S.
OccupationJournalist
Spouse(s)Anthony Johnson

Patricia N. "Pat" Battle (born December 9, 1959) is an American journalist. Since 1996, she has been at WNBC-TV.[1]

Early life[edit]

Of African-American descent, Battle grew up in Neptune Township, New Jersey, where her mother was a member of the township committee and served as police commissioner. She graduated from Neptune High School in 1977, where she had been a cheerleader.[1] Her first job was with the Asbury Park Press as a reporter.[2]

Career[edit]

Battle won a 2005 New York Regional Emmy Award for Political Programming for her work on the U.S. presidential primary edition of WNBC-TV's What Matters.[3]

She appeared as herself on the Netflix original show, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.

Personal life[edit]

Battle is a resident of Teaneck, New Jersey, and is married to Anthony Johnson, a reporter with WABC-TV, a competing New York City television station. In October 2010, she publicly revealed that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer and undergone a lumpectomy.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lewis, Evelyn Stryker (1998). Neptune and Shark River Hills (via Google Books), p. 88. Charlotte, North Carolina: Arcadia Publishing; ISBN 978-0-7524-0997-9; retrieved May 27, 2011.
  2. ^ Arsenau, Guy. "Weekends start early with N.J.'s Pat Battle", Inside Jersey, January 27, 2015. Accessed January 23, 2018. "A native of Neptune Township, Battle began her career as a reporter for the Asbury Park Press, in Asbury Park."
  3. ^ Paskin, Willa (April 4, 2005). "WNBC Wins Gotham Emmys by a Nose: WABC Nabs Instant Breaking News Story Award". Variety; retrieved December 4, 2007.
  4. ^ Pat Battle bio, nbcnewyork.com; accessed October 30, 2014.

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