New WITI Anchor Adjusts to Wisconsin Pronunciation

By Andrew Gauthier 

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

We are all from somewhere else – some just more recently than others.

So, in that spirit, meet Shawn Patrick, late of Denver and now, as co-anchor of “Fox 6 Wake Up News” on WITI-TV (Channel 6), just a mere 90 miles north of his family living in Chicago’s southwest suburbs. He replaces Mark Concannon, a 23-year veteran of WITI, who left to pursue other interests.


Yes, Patrick grew up a Chicago Cubs fan. But he also cheered the Colorado Rockies’ 2007 pennant run.

When he starts Monday at 4:30 a.m., his first official duty is to co-anchor Milwaukee Brewers’ opening day coverage from the WITI studio. More…