Contents 1 Media 2 Life 3 Author 4 References 5 External links

Media[edit] Morrison is a writer for the Los Angeles Times, with the weekly 'Patt Morrison Asks' column,[2] and received the Joseph M. Quinn award in 2000 from the Los Angeles Press Club for lifetime achievement.[3] In 2006 she began hosting the eponymous public radio program 'Patt Morrison,' a 2-hour weekday interview-talk program on NPR affiliate KPCC. Her program was dropped in August 2012.[4] Morrison has been a frequent commentator on National Public Radio since 1994, BBC radio and TV, and The Huffington Post blog. She also founded the PBS daily local news 'Life & Times' public television program, and co-hosted it on KCET-TV from 1993 to 2001.[5][6] She won six Emmys and 6 Golden Mike awards for the program.[3] Currently, Morrison fills in as the host of KPCC's "AirTalk" when the show's regular host, Larry Mantle, is unable to do the show.

Life[edit] Originally from Utica, Ohio, Morrison is a 1974 cum laude graduate of Occidental College,[1][7] and was named its 'Alumnus of the year' in 1995.[8] In 1998 she was elected to the college's Board of Trustees.[3] Her fashion trademark is wearing hats that coordinate with her clothing ensembles; she is always seen in public with one. She identifies herself as a lacto vegetarian. Pink's Hot Dogs, a Hollywood landmark and establishment known for naming unique hot dog and topping combinations after local cultural icons, has named the vegetarian 'Patt Morrison Baja Veggie hot dog' after her.[9]

Author[edit] Patt Morrison is a fiction and non-fiction author, and in addition to numerous magazine articles [1] has written: "Rio L.A., Tales from the Los Angeles River" - a book with photographer Mark LaMonica. "The reality and spirit of the Los Angeles River, a concrete masterpiece of clandestine beauty that stretches from the mountains to the mouth of Long Beach Harbor."[10] "Morocco Junction 90210," a story in the book "Los Angeles Noir" - "a collection of 17 stories about the shadow side of the “City of Angels.”[10]

References[edit] ^ a b c "About Patt Morrison". Retrieved December 22, 2010.  ^ "Patt Morrison". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved December 22, 2010.  ^ a b c "Bio Columnist Patt Morrision". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved December 22, 2010.  ^ "Programs Patt Morrison". Retrieved December 22, 2010.  ^ ^ "End of the run for 'Life & Times'". L.A. Observed. Retrieved December 22, 2010.  ^ ^ ^ ^ a b "Bookshop". Retrieved December 22, 2010. 

External links[edit] Official Patt Morrison website The "Patt Morrison" radio show website Morrison: books' excerpts and reviews L.A.Times archives: "Patt Morrison Asks" columns Huffington Post: Morrison blog archives KCET Departures interview with Patt Morrison Award-winning journalist and radio reporter of the Los Angeles area An interview with Patt Morrison on Notebook on Cities and Culture Retrieved from "" Categories: American columnistsAmerican newspaper journalistsAmerican television journalistsAmerican women writersRadio personalities from Los AngelesNPR personalitiesWriters from Los Angeles1952 birthsLiving peopleEmmy Award winnersOccidental College alumni20th-century American women writers21st-century American women writersPeople from Utica, OhioHidden categories: Articles with hCards

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