Harvey Leonard Biography
Harvey Leonard is an American meteorologist workinf for WCVB-TV as the chief meteorologist emeritus. He joined the WCVB-TV StormTeam 5 team in 2002, and left the station for his retirement in May 2022.
Harvey Leonard Career
Leonard took up his current position as chief meteorologist emeritus after leaving the WCVB team in May 2022. In his position, he provides the community with vital information as a periodic contributor to StormTeam 5 coverage. When he joined WCVB, he served as a co-chief meteorologist alongside Dick Albert who also retired in 2009. Before joine the WCVB storm team, Harvey worked at WHDH in Boston where he served as the chief meteorologist for 25 years. In addition, Leonard also worked for WPRI in Providence, RI where he was the chief meteorologist and he started his forecasting career at Universal Weather Services, Inc.
Over the years, Leonard has received many awards and he is widely regarded as The Dean of Boston Meteorologists. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) Boston/New England Chapter choose Harvey for the induction into the prestigious 2021 Gold Circle that honored his 50 years of contribution to the industry. In addition, he was named by the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association (MBA) as the Broadcaster of the Year in 2019.
Furthermore, Harvey was inducted into the 2018 Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame, which is an honor given to people who have achieved outstanding performance and contributed greatly to the broadcasting industry in Massachusetts. He was also honored with the prestigious Governor’s Award for Lifetime Achievement during the 2016 Boston/New England Emmys. In addition, Leonard was voted for the 2015 by Boston Magazine “Best Weatherperson” in the People’s Choice category. In previous years, he was voted by the Improper Bostonian as the Hub’s “favorite forecaster.”
For his over 25 years of broadcast, the Silver Circle Award from NATAS Boston/NE recognized him in 2013. The Outstanding Service Award by a Broadcast Meteorologist was presented to him by the American Meteorologist Society which he is a member. Over the years Harvey has also been an active member of the community and he is involved in many local organisations such as the Huntington’s Disease Society of America while he takes part in it annyak fundraisers. He is also an honored guest speaker at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and at Harvard Business School.
In addition, Leonard attended the City College of New York where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in meteorology. He also attended New York University where he graduated with a Master of Science degree in meteorology. Furthermore, he also serves a meteorology lecturer at New York University. During his spare time, he enjoys playing tennis, and hiking trails around Woods Hole and Walden Pond.
Harvey Leonard Salary
Leonard earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Harvey Leonard Net Worth
Leonard has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which he has earned through his career as a meteorologist.
Harvey Leonard Age
Leonard was born in 1949, in United States, thus he is 74 years old as of 2023. However, he has neither disclosed the date nor the month when he was born.
Harvey Leonard Height and Weight
Leonard stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall. However, information about his weight will be updated when available.
Harvey Leonard Family
Leonard likes to keep his personal life private hence he has neither disclosed the names of his parent nor those of his siblings. However, this information will be updated when available.
Harvey Leonard Wife and Children
Leonard is married to Lorraine Leonard and together they have been blessed with two daughter snad five grandchildren. He reisdes in Natick, Massachusetts together with his wife.
Harvey Leonard Social Media Platform
Leonard is very active on his Twitter, and Facebook pages. He has 39.9k followers on Twitter and 4.7k followers on Facebook.