A lifelong Oregonian, Patrick was born in Pendleton and grew up in a nearby watermelon hotspot, Hermiston.
He graduated from the University of Oregon with an English major and a minor in Journalism: Media Studies.
His career has taken him from communications and social media development to news reporting and graphic design.
Resume available upon request. Email inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
News and feature stories: Hood River News, The Dalles Chronicle, Gorge Business Review, Savor the Gorge, The (White Salmon) Enterprise, The Daily Sun News, East Oregonian, Hermiston Herald, the Associated Press, and Oregon Public Broadcasting.
His national award winning news photography has been featured by OPB, Fox News and its television affiliates.
Poetry/prose: Writing | Gorge Literary Journal, Editing | Unbound Literary Arts Magazine.
2017 | National Newspaper Association’s Best Breaking News Photo Award for “Oil train derailment fire.”
Read the Hood River News story for details.
Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association
2016 | Writer and photographer for Hood River News’ “Panorama” and “Women in Business,” the 1st and 2nd place special section winners, respectively, out of multi-weekly newspapers statewide. Wrote news and feature stories for the publications.
2014-2015 | Feature writer for East Oregonian’s “Pendleton Round-Up Magazine,” 1st place winner for best special section for daily newspapers circulation under 10,000, two years in a row. Wrote the main 10 feature articles for each edition.
Arts and hobbies
Patrick plays keyboard, guitar, and melodica. He enjoys fiction and walking around small towns.