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

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


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

What Not to Say to Kids!

My kids are both in high school now and I often find myself staring at moms with cute babies and toddlers, wishing to get some of those days back with my own two! Read More

Skipping Breakfast?

I don't know about you but I found myself running out the door without eating breakfast. Read More

Omelet, anyone?

What's for dinner at your house tonight? I'm having omelets! Not just your average run-of-the-mill omelet! A satisfying, tasty omelet that won't leave you hungry! Read More

DIY Home Scents

Woke up this morning to an awful mess in our puppy room! Quickly got to work cleaning the area up, and then some! Read More

Healthy Choice?

There is yet another change coming to school cafeterias! Smoothie vending machines are headed to our kids at school. Read More


It takes me about 40 minutes each morning to drive my daughter to the high school of her choice. Loving her choice but, admittedly, was dreading the drive! Read More

Juice, Please!

It's back to school time at our house and that means taking time for a good breakfast with juice. Freshly squeezed juice. Read More

A Good Soak

Splish-splash! Found myself taking a long bath after a very long trip! It's been months since my last soak in a tub and it felt great! Read More

Growing Pains

I think as parents we can agree: kids grow up so fast! And kids want to grow up fast too - something that happens to every generation of kids! Read More

Stiletto Surgery

Call me crazy but the latest trend in cosmetic surgery is a bit disturbing! That's just my personal opinion. But for some other women, the love of stilettos (high heels) is pushing them to alter their pinky toe! Read More

Drink Pink!

Summertime is a great time to enjoy a cocktail with friends and family. But instead of cocktails, I find myself reaching for chilled wines. Read More

Taxes, Death and Menopause!

There's an old saying that there are two things we can all count on: taxes and death. And, if you're a woman, add menopause to that list! Read More

No Boredom - Yet!

I can honestly say this is the first summer I haven't heard my kids say I'm bored! And it's the first summer that I really haven't had to organize stuff to keep them busy! Read More