Pat Harvey Biography
Pat Harvey is an American broadcast journalist. Currently, she works as an anchor for CBS2. She joined KCAL 9 in 1989, and in 2010 began co-anchoring for KCAL sister station KCBS news at 5, 6 & 11 PM. She is the longest-running anchor in prime time at one station in Los Angeles.
Pat Harvey’s Age and Birthday
Pat is 67 years old as of 2023. She was born on 13 November 1955 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Pat celebrates her birthday on 13 November every year.
Pat Harvey Height and Weight
Harvey stands at a height of 5 feet and 9 inches tall. However, she has managed to hide her weight and other body measurements away from the public. We will update this section when the information becomes available.
Pat Harvey’s Family, Parents, and Siblings
Pat was born and raised by her parents in Detroit, Michigan, United States. However, she has kept a low profile when it comes to her personal life. She has not revealed any details about her parents or siblings. This information will be updated soon when the information is out to the public.
Pat Harvey Husband
Harvey is happily married to her longtime boyfriend, Ken Lombard. The pair is blessed with a beautiful daughter, Michelle Byrd. More details about the couple have not yet been disclosed. We will update the information as soon as it is available.
Pat Harvey Education
Pat is the recipient of two honorary doctorate degrees in the Humanities from American Intercontinental University and Mt. St. Mary’s University in Brentwood, California.
Pat Harvey Career
Harvey began her career in Saginaw, Michigan at WNEM-TV as a general assignment reporter and later produced and anchored the station’s 6 and 11 pm newscasts. In 1981, Harvey helped launch CNN Headline News and a year later was named co-anchor of CNN’s Daybreak program. Before joining KCAL, Pat was an anchor and reporter for Chicago’s superstation WGN-TV. There, her series of investigative reports on faulty pap smears lead to new health legislation in Illinois shut down a lab responsible for many of those defective smears in Tarzana, California. She was also named to the Governor’s Task Force on Education.
Her journalism career has enabled her to win 25 Emmy Awards, including three for Best Newscast. She is the recipient of two other lifetime achievement awards, which include the LA Press Club’s Joseph M. Quinn award and the Golden Mike from the Radio & Television News Association. In 2019 Harvey interviewed the Grammy award-winning rap artist Nipsy Hussle, a month before he was gunned down. She covered the Los Angeles riots in 1992 and again in 2020 after the death of George Floyd.
The veteran newswoman has covered some of the biggest local news stories, political conventions, and presidential inaugurations and has traveled internationally. Pat reported on the civil war in El, Salvador, the Aids epidemic in Eastern Africa and Russia as well as the historic first all-race elections in South Africa. She followed the works of a homeless painter in Los Angeles to the galleries of Paris and covered the installation of Pope Benedict XVI in Rome.
In addition to her anchoring duties, Harvey has appeared nationally as a guest co-host on the CBS Television Network daytime show, The Talk. She joined CBS2 after 20 years with sister station KCAL9 as one of the original anchors of the nation’s first nightly three-hour newscast. In recognition of her 20th anniversary with KCAL and contributions to the people of Southern California, the Los Angeles City Council and LA County Board of Supervisors declared October 30th, 2009, “Pat Harvey” by proclamation. Moreover, she was awarded the prestigious LA Area Governor’s Award from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in 2015 for her body of work at CBS2/KCAL9 and philanthropic work in the community.
Pat Harvey’s Net worth and Salary
Harvey has an estimated net worth of $ 1 million dollars as of 2023. He has been able to accumulate a good fortune from his career as a journalist which enables him to live a modest life. Pat also has a salary of $ 70, 000 annually.
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