You Should Know: NY1 News Anchor Pat Kiernan

by guestofaguest · October 3, 2014

    Pat Kiernan

    If you live in New York, you probably already know Pat Kiernan, the lovable morning news anchor on NY1. We have been waking up to Pat for years, and are DIEHARD fans of "Pat's Papers" the best round up of the morning news there ever was. Besides manning the helm at NY1, you might catch Pat hosting various TV game shows, and making cameos on movie sets like Spiderman 2. The native Canadian, who starts his day at 3am (!) gets around town, and we feel lucky that he works in our neighborhood.  Follow his tweets for all the best up-to-date news, and be sure to set your DVRs for "In the Papers" every morning!

    [You Should Know]

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    Pat Kiernan

    Occupation: Journalist Instagram/Twitter: @patkiernan

    "If it's news to New York it's news to me."

    Pat Kiernan Questionnaire

    What do you actually do all day? Read the news to myself and to others

    Favorite song growing up? Huey Lewis "Heart of Rock & Roll"

    My biggest secret is... Not going to be disclosed here

    Why do you live in NYC? Center of the media universe.

    Uber, Taxi, Subway, or Citi Bike? Subway

    My motto is... If it's news to New York it's news to me.

    My alter ego is... More athletic

    The last drink I had was... Some fancy lemon cayenne drink

    My secret crush is... Brian Williams

    What was your first job? Cotton candy vendor at Calgary Stampede

    Coming from? Going to? Manhattan - Brooklyn. Several times a day.

    What is your favorite work of art? The Otterness Sculptures at 14th St subway

    Who should we know? Obviously...everyone here today.