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]

[Interview with Pat Kiernan: Is this the Next Regis Philbin?]

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.