Patrick Elwood Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, WGN-TV, Net Worth, and Salary

Patrick Elwood is an American journalist and  general assignment reporter for WGN News. He has been working at WGN-TV since joining in 2013.

Patrick Elwood Biography

Patrick Elwood is an American journalist and general assignment reporter for WGN News. He has been working at WGN-TV since joining in 2013.

Patrick Elwood Career

Before joining WGN-TV, he worked for major TV and radio stations in Corpus Christi, Houston, Milwaukee, and Oklahoma City, and before returning to his hometown of Chicago. Some of his career highlights include two Blackhawks Championships, the coverage of the White Sox World Series, the Oklahoma City Bombing and the Bears Super Bowl, and the Oklahoma City Bombing, for which he earned a Peabody Award. Elwood credits his biggest accomplishment as the work he’s done with the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, in which he, along with thousands of Chicago school kids, has raised over $12 million for pediatric cancer research.

Patrick Elwood Age

Elwood likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 50’s.

Patrick Elwood Height

Elwood stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.

Patrick Elwood Wife

Elwood is married to Katie. The couple lives in Evergreen Park, with their four children. Elwood and his wife helped to form reactions in the wake of his nephew’s suicide, to help first responders cope with PTSD.

Patrick Elwood’s Daughter’s Cancer

Elwood of WGN-TV gave a report on the time of year for Saint Baldrick’s – a charitable foundation that raises money for kids’ cancer research on the 17th of March, 2017. Friday, WGN’s Patrick went under the clippers once again to help the cause. Elwood said, “it’s a time to be brave and go bald to raise money to fight kid cancer.” During this time, Patrick even made it clear and even became more personal when his daughter was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Currently, her daughter is a survivor of cancer

Patrick Elwood photo
Patrick Elwood photo

Joining Patrick was the honorable Secretary of State Jesse White, whose tumblers put on quite the show too at Southwest Elementary School. The money raised was given to Chicago area hospitals for critical cancer research.

Patrick Elwood Net Worth

Elwood  has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a general assignment reporter

Patrick Elwood Salary

Elwood earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.

Patrick Elwood WGN-TV

Elwood works at WGN-TV where he works alongside other famous WGN-TV anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;

  1. Kaitlin Bennett
  2. Julie Unruh
  3. Mike Toomey
  4. Judy Wang
  5. Pat Tomasulo
  6. Tom Skilling
  7. Erik Runge
  8. Dan Roan
  9. Dean Richards
  10. Dana Rebik
  11. Marcella Raymond
  12. Larry Potash
  13. Dan Ponce
  14. Jarrett Payton
  15. Micah Materre
  16. Lauren Magiera
  17. Mike Lowe
  18. Nancy Loo
  19. Paul Lisnek
  20. Sean Lewis

The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Elwood.

Who is Elwood?

 He is an American journalist and general assignment reporter


Not Available


5 feet 8 inches




$40,000 – $ 110,500

Net Worth

$1 Million – $5 Million
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