Harvey Leonard Biography
Harvey Leonard is the Chief Meteorologist on WCVB-TV channel 5 located in Boston, Massachusetts and he was born in 1949. He has been working there for more than 25 years.
He attended City College of New York in 1970 and got a BS in Meteorology. He got a MS in Meteorology from New York University. Harvey lives in Natick, Massachusetts with his wife and kids. He has two daughters and four grand children.
Harvey Leonard Age| Harvey Leonard Date of Birth| Harvey Leonard Birthdate
He was born in 1949 and he is 69 years old as of 2018.
Harvey Leonard Wife| Harvey Leonard Family
He is married to Lorraine and the two have two daughters and four grand children.
Harvey Leonard Height
He is 1.62M tall.
Harvey Leonard Salary
His salary and Net Worth is still under review.
Harvey Leonard WCVB| Career| Harvey Leonard Boston Weather
He began his career as a meteorologist for Universal Weather, Inc. where he was prepairing forecasts for aviation and industry. He was also involved in taping reports for radio stations in New York City and Connecticut. He was also teaching at New York University. He was the Chief Meteorologist for WPRI-TV in Providence, Rhode Island for 3 years.
He came to Boston TV in May 1977 at Channel 7, back then it was WNAC-TV. He was just a staff meteorologist but when the station was sold to New England Television, he was made the chief meteorologist. He was a chief meteorologist for 20 years. He was named the best meteorologist by Boston Magazine in 1984, 1986, 1988 and 1992.
He also worked for WROR-FM in 1980. He joined WCVB-TV in 2002 and after the retirement of Dick Albert, he was promoted to become the chief meteorologist in WCVB. In late 2010, he contributed to the book, Extreme New England Weather, with his story of the Northeastern United States blizzard of 1978.
Leonard is an avid outdoorsman and lecturer at Harvard, MIT, and Boston Medical Center. He is a charter member of the National Weather Association. He’s been called the dean of Boston meteorologists.
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Ten broadcasters inducted into Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame
Published on; September 21, 2018
Ten of the most accomplished Massachusetts-based radio and television broadcasters were inducted into the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame Thursday.
“Each new member of the Hall of Fame, in her or his own way, has touched generations of audiences across our Commonwealth, keeping them informed and entertained, ’’ Hall of Fame President Peter Brown said in a press release.
Filling out this year’s class of inductees were Emmy Award winners, reporters, radio deejays, and a meteorologist. They were honored at a luncheon at the Boston Marriott Quincy hotel.
The inductees included longtime WHDH-TV reporter Victoria Block; Sara Edwards, former co-host of “Evening Magazine’’; Listo Fisher, radio host, anchor, and announcer; Ray Hershel, television reporter of 50 years; Karen Holmes Ward, a 40-year broadcasting veteran; the late Lana Jones, longtime reporter for WBZ; Harvey Leonard, the chief meteorologist at WCVB-TV and formerly at WHDH-TV; Russell Morash, who founded “This Old House;’’ and Maxanne Sartori, a WBCN radio deejay; and the late Ernie Boch, who produced iconic car commercials.