He began his career as a meteorologist for Universal Weather, Inc. preparing forecasts for aviation and industry. He also taped reports for radio stations in New York and Connecticut as well as teaching at New York University.
He worked as chief meteorologist for WPRI-TV in Providence, Rhode Island for three years.
Leonard first came to Boston TV in May 1977 at Channel 7, then known as WNAC-TV. For the first few years, he was a staff meteorologist. By the time the station was sold to New England Television and became WNEV-TV in 1982 (the same ownership would rename it again to WHDH in 1990), Leonard became chief meteorologist, the role he would hold there for the next 20 years. During his long tenure at Channel 7, Leonard has been named "Best Meteorologist" by Boston Magazine in 1984, '86, '88, and '92. Leonard was also a meteorologist for radio station WROR-FM in 1980.
He left WHDH-TV in April 2002 and joined WCVB-TV in that same year.
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 often considered the dean of Boston meteorologists and widely regarded as Boston's top meteorologist.
Read more about this topic: Harvey Leonard
Other articles related to "career":
... Both she and the Osbourne family have been parodied in Channel 4 comedy, Bo' Selecta in which the rubber-masked Kelly, played by Leigh Francis, has her own show and is always being censored for swearing with bleeps ... In March 2009, Osbourne returned to television with the rest of the Osbourne family on Osbournes Reloaded. ...
... Ruth Padel, also a chief candidate, was elected to the post ... Within days, The Telegraph reported that she had alerted journalists to the harassment cases ...
... Bench had 2048 hits for a.267 career batting average with 389 home runs and 1,376 RBI during his 17-year Major League career, all spent with the Reds ... He retired as the career home run leader for catchers, a record which stood until surpassed by Carlton Fisk and the current record holder, Mike Piazza ... In his career, Bench earned 10 Gold Gloves, was named to the National League All-Star team 14 times, and won two Most Valuable Player Awards ...
... a prominent role in Morrison's life and career ... had pointed out already by 1975 that Morrison has referred to Caledonia so many times in his career that he "seems to be obsessed with the word" ... seemed deeply interested in his paternal Scottish roots during his early career, and later in the ancient countryside of England, hence his repeated use of the term Caledonia (an ancient Roman name for Scotland/northern ...
... family life that was essential to his political career ... Rule in 1886 as the pivotal point of his career, rather than the adoption of tariff reform, and contained the famous line "All political lives, unless ... his constituents before loyalty to his party or the sake of his career ...
Famous quotes containing the word career:
“A black boxers career is the perfect metaphor for the career of a black male. Every day is like being in the gym, sparring with impersonal opponents as one faces the rudeness and hostility that a black male must confront in the United States, where he is the object of both fear and fascination.”
—Ishmael Reed (b. 1938)
“The problem, thus, is not whether or not women are to combine marriage and motherhood with work or career but how they are to do soconcomitantly in a two-role continuous pattern or sequentially in a pattern involving job or career discontinuities.”
—Jessie Bernard (20th century)
“Each of the professions means a prejudice. The necessity for a career forces every one to take sides. We live in the age of the overworked, and the under-educated; the age in which people are so industrious that they become absolutely stupid.”
—Oscar Wilde (18541900)