Pat Taney

May 25, 2016 07:40 PM

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Pat is a Geneva native who is very excited to be back home reporting on the stories that affect the community he loves!

A graduate of the University at Buffalo, Pat has nearly 15 years of experience as a journalist.

This job is a homecoming in more ways than one for Patrick. He got his start at News 10 NBC as an associate producer right out of college. He then moved to jobs in front of the camera in Pennsylvania, Arkansas and Florida. He has covered several major events. He was live on the air when Hurricane Charley blew through Southwest Florida-- Leaving several people dead and countless of structures destroyed. He was the only Buffalo reporter sent to Washington D.C. to cover President Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration and was also front and center in the coverage of the crash of Flight 3407 in Clarence.

Pat is very involved in the Rochester community. He serves on the Board for Rochester's Do the Right Thing. He is  a member of the Al Sigl Council which works to raise money for the Al Sigl Community of agencies. Al Sigl helps thousands of the most vulnerable in the community. He also volunteers weekly at CP Rochester which serves people of all ages with physical and developmental challenges.

Pat is also an avid runner and has completed several full and half marathons including the Walt Disney World marathon. He ran that to help raise thousands of dollars for Roswell Park Cancer institute in Buffalo.

Pat also comes from a very big family-- he's the youngest of 6 children! He is so incredibly happy to be closer to them and his parents who have supported him throughout his entire career.

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