Patrick Carey

Sports Anchor/Reporter

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Patrick is the newest member of the News 40 Sports team.

He is a Western Kentucky University graduate with a double major degree in Sports Broadcasting and Sports Management. He graduated from those programs in December 2021 and is now a full-time Sports Anchor/Reporter.

Before accepting the Sports Anchor position, Patrick was a studio technician at WNKY.

During his time at WKU, Patrick took part in “Extra Point,” the award-winning student-run sports show. He also co-hosted the award-winning WKU sports podcast “Redzone Radio.” Patrick also interned with the WKU Athletics Media Relations Department.

Born and raised in Lexington, Patrick found his passion playing basketball, football, and baseball. In his free time, he loves spending time with his two dogs and watching his favorite TV show, The Office. Patrick eats, sleeps, and breathes the Cincinnati Bengals but follows the Cincinnati Reds and Kentucky Wildcats.

For story ideas you can reach Patrick at, he looks forward to spreading his passion for sports throughout South Central Kentucky.