Pat Battle joined NBC New York in April 1996. She serves as co-anchor for “Weekend Today in New York” and is one of the station’s New Jersey correspondents assigned to NBC New York’s news bureau based in Moonachie, N.J. Battle’s reports focus on issues affecting the Garden State, as well as breaking news of the day.
Battle came to NBC New York from WCBS-TV where for five years she was a general assignment reporter handling breaking news stories in the tri-state area.
Prior to WCBS-TV, she worked in the same capacity for NBC-owned station WCAU-TV in Philadelphia where she covered the Delaware Valley area and hosted a weekly public affairs program with an in-studio audience.
Battle also worked as a general assignment reporter, back-up anchor and host of a weekly public affairs program for the New Jersey Network News in Trenton.
She began her career as a newspaper reporter for the Asbury Park Press in Asbury Park, NJ.
Battle is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists. She attended the University of Maryland’s School of Journalism. She is married and has three children.
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