Pat Harvey Biography
Pat Harvey is an American multi-award-winning anchor and reporter working at CBS2/KCAL9 serving as the co-anchor of the 5, 6, and 11 p.m. newscasts. She joined the station in November 1989.
Pat Harvey Age
Harvey was born on November 13, 1955, in Detroit, Michigan. She is therefore 66 years old as of 2021.
Pat Harvey Height
Harvey stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Pat Harvey Family
Harvey has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Harvey has any siblings.
Pat Harvey Husband
Harvey is happily married to her longtime boyfriend called Ken Lombard. The couple is also blessed with a daughter called Michelle Byrd.
Pat Harvey Net Worth
Harvey has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a reporter and anchor.
Pat Harvey Salary
Harey earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Pat Harvey Education
She went to Mount Saint Mary’s University where she attained her Honorary Doctorate, Humanities/Humanistic Studies. She also went to American Intercontinental University where she attained her Honorary Doctorate in Humanities.
Pat Harvey Career
Harvey serves as the co-anchor of the 5, 6, and 11 p.m. newscasts at CBS2/KCAL9. On joining the station, she started off by serving as the original anchor of the nightly three-hour newscast. The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awarded her the prestigious LA Area Governor’s Award in 2015. She was then inducted into the National Association of Black Journalists Hall of Fame in February 2012 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.
Harvey has also made appearances on national TV including the CBS Television Network daytime show “The Talk” as a guest co-host. Since beginning her journalism career, she has enclosed a ton of stories including some of the biggest local news stories, traveled internationally, and presidential inaugurations. In addition to that, she has also reported on the AIDS epidemic in Russia and Eastern Africa, the civil war in El Salvador, and the first all-race elections in South Africa.
Harvey also worked in Brisbane, Australia serving as a guest co-anchor. She started her journalism career working at WNEM-TV in Saginaw, Michigan serving as a general assignment reporter prior to serving as an anchor and producer. In January 1981, she joined CNN in Atlanta, Georgia where she helped launch CNN Headline News. During her tenure at CNN, she served as a news anchor till her departure in September 1985. Prior to joining KCAL9, she worked at WGN-TV in Chicago, Illinois where she served as an anchor and reporter. During her tenure at WGN, she presented a series of investigative reports.
Pat Harvey Community Service
Harvey is also very active when it comes to helping out in her community. She is also a child, a victim of domestic violence, and an education advocate. In addition to that, she is also the co-chairwoman and co-founder of the Good News Foundation. In addition to that, she is also a volunteer at Susan G. Komen for the Cure Los Angeles County Affiliate as a Circle of Promise Ambassador since April 2016.
Pat Harvey Awards and Honors
Harvey has also won a ton of awards including 22 Emmy Awards, three of them being for Best Newscast. The most recent awards she received are Best Feature reporter in 2018. In addition to that, she is also the recipient of two-lifetime achievement awards. The Radio & Television News Association also awarded her the Golden Mike for Lifetime Achievement award in 2010. She won the Genii Award for excellence in TV broadcasting in 2008 from Southern California’s chapter of American Women in Radio and Television.
Some of the other awards include Golden Mikes, a national Emmy, the LA Press Club, the Edward R. Murrow award, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the Hollywood Women’s Press Club. She also received a National Association of Black Journalists Associated Press “Best News Anchor” award.
Is Pat Harvey related to Steve Harvey?
Steve and Pat are not related in any way. It is just a coincidence the two share the same surname and neither Pat nor Steve validated the claims.
Pat Harvey CBS2/KCAL9
Harvey is working at CBS2/KCAL9 where she works alongside other famous CBS2/KCAL9 meteorologists, anchor, and reporters including;
- Juan Fernandez
- Amy Johnson
- Suzie Suh
- Jeff Vaughn
- Nicole Comstock
- Kara Finnstrom
- David Goldstein
- Lesley Marin
- Rachel Kim
- Suzanne Marques
- Ross Palombo
- Jim Hill
- Alex Biston
- Markina Brown
Pat Harvey Social Media Platforms
She is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has over 7,355 followers on Instagram.