Harvey Leonard Biography
Harvey Leonard is an American journalist working as 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 an MS in Meteorology from New York University. Harvey lives in Natick, Massachusetts with his wife and kids. He has two daughters and four grandchildren.
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 grandchildren.
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 preparing 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.
- 1984, 1986, 1988, and 1992 “Best Meteorologist” by Boston Magazine
- 1999 Fellow of the American Meteorological Society 
- 1999 winner of the Award for Outstanding Service by a Broadcast Meteorologist from the American Meteorological Society
- 2003 Silver Circle Award from NATSNE (National Academy of Arts and Sciences New England Chapter) for more than twenty-five years of broadcast excellence
- Two New England Emmy Awards for outstanding achievement in television weather casting
Judge, Josh; et al. Extreme New England Weather, Greenfield, New Hampshire: SciArt Media, 1st Edition, November 6, 2010. ISBN 978-0982351291 (Harvey was one of the contributors to the book)