Pat Cashman has never been able to hold a job. As a result – for nearly four decades, he’s not only been a TV and radio host – but also an author, standup comic, TV weatherman, newspaper columnist, magazine essayist, sports reporter, voice talent in radio and TV commercials (Northwest and national.) His character voices are heard in countless cartoons and video games (including the worldwide most popular Super Smash Brothers Brawl – as well as being a TV and film writer, director and producer.
Additionally – for several years – he was a featured performer, writer, director, producer and editor on the sketch comedy TV show “Almost Live“. The hit show ran (for 15 seasons) on Seattle’s KING TV, but also for two seasons on Comedy Central – and was twice syndicated worldwide. Subsequently, he co-created and starred in another sketch show The  (later retitled Up Late NW), airing throughout the Northwest in Seattle, Portland, Spokane, Eugene, and Medford.
Cashman was a performer and writer for the legendary Disney/PBS legendary show Bill Nye the Science Guy – as well as the show’s announcer. He’s also been featured in several motion pictures and TV shows, including National Geographic’s Amazing Planet, PBS’s Biz Kids, CBS’s Say What? and Fox’s Haywire – as well as featured on the Disney Channel and HBO.
He has also been front and center in numerous regional stage productions – including the male lead in the Fifth Avenue Theatre’s Hello, Dolly! – plus Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Tartuffe, Lil’ Abner, and multiple live radio stage dramas.
Cashman also is an enormously popular keynote speaker for hundreds of national and Northwest corporate events, medical conferences, business meetings, holiday parties – and gatherings as varied as birthday parties, memorial services, bar mitzvahs and weddings. He often serves as auctioneer and emcee for scores of fundraisers for medical research organizations, guilds, theatre groups, universities, high schools and grade schools, arts groups – and countless other charities. His style is characterized by energetic, humor-charged auctioneering – along with unique audience engagement, good humor and empathy.