Patty Harken

Patty is excited to be joining Fox8 as the morning traffic reporter.

Patty is a life long Clevelander, having grown up in Lakewood and Avon Lake. She studied Radio and TV at Butler University in Indianapolis.
An internship at WMMS brought her back to Cleveland, and she has never left.

Patty spent over a decade serving area listeners as a radio traffic reporter. She had many aliases, with her favorite being "Holly Copter."

Patty enjoys being with her 2 kids and 2 cats, hanging out at the beach, exercising, golfing, bowling, and her Cleveland Indians. She also enjoys
volunteering at the Barton Center in Lakewood.

Recent Articles

  • Winter Storm So Bad Local Man Skis Home

    Posted on: 10:49 am, February 5, 2014, by and

    BAY VILLAGE, Ohio– Forget driving– only one mode of transportation was working for a local man during Wednesday’s wicked winter...
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    Skiing home from work in Bay Village
( picture courtesy; FOX 8's Patty Harken)
  • Patty Harken’s Hometown Hero

    Posted on: 5:37 pm, June 7, 2012, by and , updated on: 06:04pm, June 7, 2012

    LAKEWOOD, Ohio — Fox 8 Traffic Reporter Patty Harken has called Lakewood her home for over twenty years. With its...
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  • Meet Patty Harken

    Posted on: 2:02 pm, February 7, 2012, by , updated on: 02:51pm, February 7, 2012

    Stefani and Wayne take a little time to introduce viewers to the newest member of the Fox 8 family —...
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    Patty Harken