Veteran LA reporter Healy announces retirement
Patrick Healy, a veteran LA reporter has announced his retirement after nearly four decades in the television business.
Healy has been with NBC4 since 1984, and his last day will be Dec. 31.
¨I am extremely fortunate to have been given a chance to be a part of the best news shop in Los Angeles, and then be able to work the better part of my career with the most talented, most dedicated — and most caring — journalists in the TV news business. Though technology revolutionized the industry during my four decades with NBC4, what has not changed is the commitment to doing our very best to cover the news that matters to our viewers’ lives.”
Healy began his career as a writer/producer at KTTV and has covered some of the biggest stories in Southland for NBC4. He extensively covered the pandemic and its impacts in Southern California. He has also reported on science and environmental issues.
Healy received a lifetime achievement award earlier this year from the Radio and Television News Association of Southern California and won a Los Angeles Area Emmy Award in 2015. He also won a local Emmy and has received Los Angeles Press Club and Golden Mike awards.