Prize Patrol on Oprah Update!

Dave Sayer and Todd Sloane of the PCH Prize Patrol have just arrived at Harpo Studios in Chicago to prepare for their appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show this Wednesday, October 28th. Here’s a photo of Oprah’s studio, taken from Todd’s camera. Publishers Clearing House winner, Stephanie Gornichec, will join the Prize Patrol in giving […]

What is a Prize Patrol Blitz?

In a Prize Patrol Blitz the Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol awards 101 prizes to winners in 101 zip codes across the USA. The sweepstakes prizes are awarded in a 2-3 day timeframe. This is accomplished by training over 30 teams of Publishers Clearing House employees to become Prize Patrol Deputies. The training program is […]

What if the PCH Winner Isn’t Home?

People often ask what happens if the winner isn’t home when the PCH Prize Patrol arrives for the sweepstakes winning moment? The answer is the Prize Patrol will find a way to award the cash sweepstakes prize to the Publishers Clearing House winner. Sometimes we’ll find out where the winner is and travel to that […]

How Did the Prize Patrol Get Started?

Just over twenty years ago, Todd Sloane, an assistant in the PCH advertising department, came to me and said, “I have an idea.” “What is it?” I asked as I sat in my office minutes after we had conducted a drawing for a Million Dollar SuperPrize. “Well,” he said, “you’re about to place a phone […]

Where Will Dave Sayer Appear Next?

Visiting New York in the summer was always a family tradition. We have many relatives here, so we visit as often as possible. A favorite place to go has always been my Great-Aunt’s summer home on the Long Island Sound. Since I’ve been doing a summer internship at Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes Headquarters in Long […]

Publishers Clearing House Summer Internship

I’m what some people call a “PCH baby,” meaning someone who grew up involved with PCH, the famous sweepstakes company that has made many unsuspecting winners millionaires. My mom has worked at Publishers Clearing House since before I was born and consequently, I’ve spent countless days after school and during vacations sitting in her office […]