Pat Persaud

Pat Persaud received her Bachelor of Arts degree at Morningside College, in Sioux City, Iowa, and majored in English, with an emphasis on British Literature.

Pat Persaud received her Bachelor of Arts degree at Morningside College, in Sioux City, Iowa, and majored in English, with an emphasis on British Literature.

Pat has paid her dues as a journalist, beginning her reporting career in Sioux City, where she was most recently News Director for KMEG-TV.

Since joining WOWT in 1986, Pat has anchored weekend, morning and noon newscasts, and presently anchors the Channel 6 News at 5, 6, and 10PM. She also reports on the latest developments in Family Health.

Pat has a commitment and fondness for the community she serves, and viewers often comment on her poise and authority

Christmas Greeting Cards

Get ready for the tsunami...of family pictures slapped on a a shiny or matted sheet of photo print paper to arrive in your mailbox! Read More

Pumpkin Fever

I have a seasonal illness. My family calls pumpkin fever! I loooove pumpkin and can't wait for fall weather to start cooking with the stuff! Read More

Seasonal Shot in the Arm

I'm headed out today for my annual flu shot! Yes, while we are all bombarded these days with concerns over the threat of Ebola, I figure my chances of getting the flu is much higher! Read More

A Sweet Fall Fruit

One of my favorite things about fall is apple picking time. Read More

No Hitting

No doubt most of us have heard about the latest controversy concerning the National Football League and its reaction to the latest case of domestic violence. Read More

Are You and Your Kids Overscheduled?

We know that getting kids involved in lots of activities is beneficial, but how much is too much? Read More

What to Expect When Headed Off To College!

Tomorrow, we drop our son off to begin another phase of life: college. Read More

Retro Cocktail

We just celebrated a big birthday at our house with a very cool cocktail! It's our latest kick this summer. Moscow Mules! Hee Haw! Read More

American Made

At our house, the 4th of July is the most anticipated summer holiday! Fireworks, lake fun and a BBQ with friends are tradition here. Read More

Thank You

Thank you; thank you; thank you. However you say it a thank you is always welcome, right? But does it make a difference to you how it's communicated? Read More

Happy Dad's Day!

No doubt, I had one of the best dads ever! As the only girl in my family, it's safe to say I had a special relationship with my dad growing up - and through much of my life. Read More

Graduation Gift

Eighteen years ago, my husband and I were overjoyed when we got the news that we were expecting a baby boy! Read More

What Do You Do?

I love meeting new people and getting to know them. By getting to know them, I mean getting to know who they are and not what they do. Read More

Common Sense

Incredible! A nine-year-old girl shaves her head to show her best friend with cancer support. In turn, the nine-year-old is expelled from school because a shaved head is against the rules! Read More

Birds and Bees Books

Seems our teenagers are well ahead of us when we try to have a sit down talk about sex. Read More

It's Spring! Cocktails Anyone?

Hurray, it's spring! Been waiting all winter for this! Read More

Beware of Shapewear!

Who among us doesn't love their Spanx?! Shapewear is a must for many of us. Especially if you're over the age of 40! Read More

Be Mine!

Valentines Day is right around the corner and the pressure's on! The day of love has really become a burden rather than a celebration straight from the heart for some people. Read More

Cheespocalypse?

Have you heard the news? There's an anticipated shortage of the much loved Velveeta cheese block! Read More

Youngest Child!

Ten months ago, I became a new parent - for the third time! This time however, no labor pains were involved; no nine months to prepare. Read More