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Patrick, Judy

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Phone: 518-395-3101

Employee Since: July 31, 1995



Judy Patrick is editor of and senior vice president of content for The Daily Gazette, a post she has held since June 2013. As editor, she is ultimately responsible for the production of all the company's editorial content.

Her career with The Gazette began in 1982, when she worked as a reporter in the Amsterdam bureau. She spent the next decade in the field as a reporter, working in Gazette bureaus in Saratoga Springs, Ballston Spa and Mechanicville.

She eventually moved to The Gazette's main office in Schenectady, where she has over the years held a variety of positions including managing editor, day city editor, assistant city editor, an arts reporter and editor and a reporter assigned to the Sunday paper.

She grew up in Washington County and graduated, summa cum laude and as a member of Phi Beta Kappa, from the University at Albany in 1978 with a degree in English literature.

She and her husband, Steve, have one grown daughter and a grandson, Caden. She has hiked all 46 of the Adirondack High Peaks and enjoys swimming, running and gardening.


Judy's Recent Articles:

Schenectady gets its own Euro sticker

Schenectady gets its own Euro sticker

September 30, 2016

Editor's Note: The Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corp. has unveiled a Euro sticker for Schenectady that will be available for sale at the Wing Walk on ...

Why we love Marylou Whitney

Why we love Marylou Whitney

August 5, 2016

Many grand dames have graced the social scene in Saratoga Springs over time, but no one has won our hearts as Marylou Whitney has done. ...

10 things to bet on at Saratoga track

10 things to bet on at Saratoga track

July 29, 2016

If there’s one thing everyone in Saratoga Springs is looking for this time of year, it’s a surefire bet. Our list won’t make you wealthy, ...

Validation for a gender

June 12, 2016

The rancor dominating the presidential election obscured a truly historic moment this past week: A woman became the presumptive presidential nominee for a major political ...

Welcome to our 18th edition of The Student Gazette

Welcome to our 18th edition of The Student Gazette

May 27, 2016

For those of you concerned that the young generation’s preoccupation with smartphones and texting will bring an end to the written word, I have good ...

Everyone gravitate toward one room in the house? It’s not just for the food

March 21, 2016

My parents had just one party a year, always on Christmas Eve. This party was firmly rooted in our kitchen, where women in beehive hairdos ...

Gazette starts year with fresh perspectives

January 1, 2016

With the new year, The Daily Gazette has said goodbye to an old friend. At the same time, we've welcomed some new partners we'd like ...

Gazette to endorse in key political races

October 11, 2015

The Daily Gazette this year will break with tradition and endorse political candidates in certain key races. We'll start next Sunday with an endorsement in ...

Walk through woods leads to spectacular falls

Walk through woods leads to spectacular falls

August 1, 2015

If you love waterfalls in the wilderness but aren’t up for a major hike, Lye Brook Falls in Manchester, Vermont, is for you. It’s an ...

As you get older, Mother's Day turns upside down

As you get older, Mother's Day turns upside down

May 10, 2015

As one Mother’s Day approached back in the mid-1960s, I discovered on the front steps of the 5&10 what I was sure would be a ...

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