BFCA Member Profile

Pat Collins

Primary Outlet:
CUNY TV
Biography:
PAT COLLINS Three time Emmy winner Pat Collins is the film and theater critic for My9 News (a division of Fox News). In covering Hollywood, Broadway and the music business, Pat also profiles industry leaders, emerging talent and established artists in all areas of entertainment. Additionally Pat has anchored and produced 20 Broadway specials. Before joining MY9/WWOR TV Pat was the entertainment editor and film critic for Good Morning America and The CBS Morning News and hosted the Pat Collins Show which won two Emmys. Pat serves on the Georgetown University Library board, was a founding board member of Gilda's Club, a cancer patient center named for Gilda Radner, and served 10 years on the T. J. Martell board. Pat received the Mother of the Year Award in 1991; the Samaritan Award from the Association for Children with Learning Disabilities; The Spirit of Achievement Award from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Community Service Award from the American Jewish Committee. In 1994 Pat married William Sarnoff, former Chairman of Time Warner Publishing Company and founder of the Beth Israel Center for Health and Healing. Pat is the widow of multiple Grammy and Emmy winner Joe Raposo, a co creator of Sesame Street. Pat serves as the Chief Executive Office of The Joe Raposo Music Group. Pat has two children, Elizabeth, a graduate of Georgetown University and a studio executive for Paramount Pictures and Andrew, a Bard graduate, who is a partner in Sound Sculpture Lab, a music production company in Williamsburg. Pat is author of the book, "How to Be a Really Nice Person."