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Patrick, Judy

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Phone: 518-395-3101

Employee Since: July 31, 1995



Judy Patrick is editor of 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.


Judy's Recent Articles:

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 ...

Editor's Notes: Publishing salaries of public employees puts spotlight on government spending

February 8, 2015

No doubt you’ve seen the series of stories The Gazette has published over the last few weeks listing the top earners on local public payrolls. ...

New press underscores Gazette’s print commitment

New press underscores Gazette’s print commitment

January 25, 2014

In the coming days, The Daily Gazette will celebrate a significant milestone: the launch of our new press. For us here at the paper, the ...

Editor's Notes: Trial offered some detail, but not all the public should know

March 28, 2010

In the past month, we’ve all learned a lot of unsavory things about the inner workings of the Schenectady City School District. That knowledge comes ...

Editor's Notes: Gazette archive search puts history at your fingertips

February 28, 2010

Our past is now at your fingertips in the form of a remarkable new tool that can search our archives. Consider this small item, written ...

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