Patrice Wood WJAR, Bio and Wiki
Patrice Wood is an award-winning American journalist who currently serves as the main news presenter for WJAR, the NBC affiliate in Providence, Rhode Island. She was inducted into the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame Women Inductees and Rhode Island Radio and Television Hall of Fame.
Wood also works as the education reporter and the Tuesday´s Child segment host. She is the longest-serving female newsreader in Providence television history, with 40 years on the air.
After graduating, Patrice kicked off her career reporting and presenting at WDHO-TV in Toledo, Ohio. She also did internships with ABC News, the United States House of Representatives, and Time magazine. In February 1980, Wood joined the WJAR News family as a reporter and weekend newsreader. Patrice was later promoted to the weeknight 11 p.m. newscasts in 1982. She became the anchor of the 5:30 pm edition, the new 5:00 p.m. hour newscast in 1995, and added to her duties the 6:00 report in 1997.
Wood served most of her tenure with longtime presenter Doug White, along with meteorologist Gary Ley and sportscaster Frank Carpano. She has also interviewed many personalities, such as Oprah Winfrey and Mark Wahlberg. She was previously the opening speaker at Roger Williams University in 2017.
Patrice Wood Age and Birthday
Patrice Wood was born on May 9, in Rockford, Ohio, United States of America. She is around 63 years old. Her birth sign is Taurus. Further details regarding her date of birth are yet to be revealed.
Patrice Wood Height
Wood stands at an average height and stature. Actual measurements of her height will be updated as soon as it is available.
Patrice Wood Education
Patrice attended Bowling Green State University, a public research university in Bowling Green, Ohio, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in journalism.
Patrice Wood Family
Patrice was born and raised by her parents in Rockford, Ohio. Further details regarding the identities of her parents still remain unknown to the public since she has not revealed any information about them. It’s therefore not known if she has any siblings.
Patrice Wood Husband and Children
Wood is currently married to Paul Pabis, who works at WBZ-TV as the director of operations and engineering. The couple resides in Rhode Island with their two children, Stephanie and Jonathan.
Patrice Wood Salary
Wood receives an annual salary ranging from $78,600 to $111,519 from her work as the main anchor for WJAR, the NBC affiliate in Providence, Rhode Island.
Patrice Wood Net Worth
Wood has an estimated net worth ranging from $1 million to $3 million as of 2023. Her primary source of income is her career as a TV news reporter and presenter.
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