Nick Patrick is originally from Taylorville, a small town in central Illinois. He graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a BS in Geography and a minor in Broadcast Meteorology.
While at school, he worked for Emmy award winning WEIU-TV, a PBS news affiliate that is located on campus and run primarily by students. While at Eastern, his main focus was in Weather Broadcasting, but he also news and sports anchored the school's daily 5:30 live show.
While at WEIU, he also gained experience in reporting, photography, and editing. He says the skills he has learned from school have translated well so far since he has been at WXXV and he hopes to improve in all facets of TV news.