Patrick McReynolds joins Stand Arizona

Who We Are | 02/22/2016

Jeff Howard
Regional Digital Strategist

As regional digital strategist, Jeff helps to build online engagement to support students and improve education.

Stand for Children Arizona hires CBS5 anchor Patrick McReynolds

Former news anchor to direct marketing, communications for education advocacy organization

PHOENIX (February 22) – Stand for Children Arizona today announced that Patrick McReynolds has joined its team as Marketing and Communications Director. McReynolds previously worked at KPHO/CBS5 as a morning anchor and chief journalist.

“Patrick’s 24-year career has focused on storytelling around the globe, and we’re excited to have him on the team,” Executive Director Rebcca Gau said. “His passion for education and children make him well-suited to our cause and commitment to Arizona's youth and educational opportunities.”

Prior to joining Stand for Children Arizona, he spent more than two decades as a broadcast journalist, tracking stories all over the country and around the world, notably from Iraq and New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina. McReynolds' work has earned him three Emmys and an Edward R. Murrow award for reporting and anchoring.

"Working at Stand for Children Arizona is an enormous opportunity to combine my media experience with my passion for improving our surrounding communities, specifically when it comes to increasing opportunities for children," McReynolds said. "I'm honored to join in Stand's mission and work to ensure children in Arizona can better learn and grow through education."

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