Patrick Brown is a British-Canadian journalist based in and living in Beijing, China. He has worked for both CBC News and Global News.
Brown was born in Birmingham, England and came to Canada in 1970. He was computer systems analyst, teacher and freelance journalist before joining Radio Canada International as a news editor.
He went to Montreal to work as a reporter with CBC Radio in 1976 and as national reporter in 1978.
He is a co-author, along with Rae Murphy and Robert Chodos, of the 1976 book Winners, Losers, which covered the 1975-76 Progressive Conservative Party of Canada leadership campaign and convention.
Since 1980 Brown has been posted outside of Canada for both CBC Radio, CBC TV and briefly with Global News.
correspondent in London 1980-1990
Brown is now independent documentary-maker and files stories for the CBC based in China and Canada.