Pat Patton has more than forty years of experience in television news, production, promotion and programming. He has served as a news director, station executive producer and most recently as Director or Programming and Community Affairs, Vice President of Programming for Young Broadcasting and Vice President and Station Manager of KRON-TV. Patton has won two Emmys, an NAB Service Award, a National Headliner’s Award and the Missouri Governor’s M.L. King Community Service Award. In addition to serving on board of The Television Academy, Patton has served on the board of the National Association of Television Program Executives, serving as Chairman and CEO in 1993. Patton holds a B.A. degree in English from Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri and an M.A. in Journalism from the University of Missouri.