Patrece Dayton

Patrece Dayton came to WTHI in May 1988 and is currently an anchor/reporter/producer.

Title: Anchor
patrece.dayton@wthitv.com

Patrece Dayton came to WTHI in May 1988 and is currently an anchor/reporter/producer. Patrece co-anchors News 10 at 6 p.m. and News 10 Nightwatch on WTHI and is the is the anchor for myFOX10. Patrece also plays a producer role in the myFOX10 newscast as well as produces and reports a number of special reports for News 10.

In 2009, Patrece was honored with the Athena award from the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce. This is awarded to a person who has demonstrated excellence, creativity and initiative in their profession. She is the recipient of two Indiana Broadcast Association Spectrum awards for general news reporting and news series. Patrece is a three-time Emmy nominee and an Emmy winner in 2011 for feature reporting.

She has been involved in many volunteer organizations such as Terre Haute Women’s Club “Shoe Bus” program that gives free shoes and socks to needy Vigo County School children, United Cerebral Palsy Annual Telethon, Children’s Miracle Network Telethon host and middle school tutor for the Vigo County School Corporation. She has also served on a number of community boards such at Habitat for Humanity and Volleyball for the Small.

Patrece comes to Terre Haute from Lakeland, Florida. This was her first job out of college after graduating from the University of Florida in Gainesville. She is a busy wife and mother of two sons and she is very proud to call the Wabash Valley home!

Recent Posts by Patrece Dayton

More than just a ghost story? Paranormal investigator calls Vermillion County house evil

Just in time for Halloween, we have the story of what some are calling a real-life haunted house.

The most evil haunted house in North America? Previous owners say stories around Vermillion County home are a hoax

A home in Eugene, Indiana that has caught the attention of national television stations, and even movie producers.

The school referendum question: What would it cost you, and what would the benefit be to Vigo County kids?

It is a long detailed question, so we wanted to break it down for you before you head into the voting booth.

What is the possible economic impact of a casino in Vigo County?

The first question on the ballot is regarding a casino, and the wording is short and simple: Shall inland casino gambling be permitted in Vigo County?

Terre Haute woman works to find closure after her dad disappeared in 1984

A Terre Haute woman is working to keep her father's memory alive, 35 years after he disappeared.

Double the beds and do it now: Results come in from new jail study

Results of a new jail study were released on Thursday night and the message was "get moving."

February Make a Difference: A man with a servant's heart helping those who keep us safe

We've always been told in life to use what tools we have to make a difference in this world.

December Make a Difference: The window artist of Brazil

Putting smiles on peoples' faces - that's what this month's make a Difference winner does.

I-Con of Danger Part 2: Who helps the rescuers?

Seven people died in car crashes within just a few weeks of each other...two of them were children.

July Make a Difference: Painting as a way to help the community

Some say painting is silent poetry - a way to express your passion, your struggles, your love. But for one Wabash Valley woman, painting is her way to help the community.

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