Patrice Sanders is the anchor for Fox45 Morning News. She joined the morning news team in April of 2003.
Patrice has received numerous awards and community distinctions for her work. She received an AP Award for a series tackling the problem of childhood obesity. She received another AP Award for a behind the scenes look at the trainer responsible for Baltimore Raven Ray Lewis' grueling workout routine. In 2006 Patrice was awarded Towson University's Distinguished Alumni of the Year Award.
Prior to joining Fox45, Patrice anchored and reported in Boston, California and Pennsylvania. Her career in journalism started in 1995 at ABC News Nightline in Washington, DC. Patrice grew up in Mitchellville, Maryland and graduated from Towson State University.
Since moving to Baltimore, Patrice has been very active in the community. She is frequently asked to speak at schools, churches and community events. Much of Patrice's time is dedicated to being a mentor for journalism students interested in pursuing a career in news. She is also an adjunct teacher for Sheffield Broadcasting Institute, teaching News Writing and Delivery.
Outside of work, Patrice is passionate about her work with children and giving them a strong foundation for a lifetime of healthy fitness and nutrition habits. She is a certified Fitness Instructor and Children's Fitness Specialist. She volunteers in city schools to provide fitness camps for students. Patrice also serves as the President of 'Monte Sanders Fit Families, Inc. The non-profit was founded in 2009 by Patrice and her husband and is aimed at eliminating childhood obesity.
Patrice works regularly with the American Heart Association and is a member of its' Go Red Women Leadership Council. She is also a supporter of the Suited to Succeed organization and a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.
Patrice enjoys reading, photography and spending time with her husband, daughter Naomi and their dogs.