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Patrick J. Clarke



Twitter: @PJClarkeWVUNews

Fun Fact: Patrick was selected as one of 16 undergraduates out of over 15,000 nationwide members of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity to attend the Tragos Quest to Greece this past summer. An interactive ten-day study abroad trip, Patrick had the opportunity to learn about Greek culture and philosophy, and gain a deeper understanding of the fraternities Cardinal Principles and foundation.

            Patrick J. Clarke is a fifth year senior pursuing dual degrees in Broadcast Journalism and Musical Theatre. Originally from Pittsburgh, PA, Patrick has always been fascinated with television and film as well as stage performance, which led him to study in these fields.

            Throughout the past four years, Patrick has held many internships in the journalism field. He was a writer for The Daily Athenaeum, The Odyssey Online, and most recently was a writing and social media intern for his national fraternity. Patrick has also interned with the Mountaineer Sports Network compiling and editing footage from WVU sporting events. On top of journalism internships, Patrick has been seen in five WVU theatre productions around campus and looks forward to future productions.

            He is a past member of Student Government Association, and an active member in both Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity and the Theatre Student Organization. He was awarded the Emerging Greek Leader Award for Outstanding Leadership after his first semester as a freshman.

            Patrick plans to move to New York City upon graduation, and hopes to find a happy medium between journalism and theatre, such as writing and reporting during the day, and performing at night.