Pat Harvey

Inside Biography

Award-winning broadcast journalist Pat Harvey is one of the popular journalists in the field of media. She became a co-anchor of KCBS news at 5 & 11 PM, in 2010. Her decade long contribution as a journalist, Harvey also won 19 local Emmy Awards.

Who Is Pat Harvey? 

Pat Harvey was born on November 13, 1970, in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Harvey belongs to American nationality and as far as her ethnicity is concerned, she is of mixed.

Harvey has not disclosed information about her family and early life. She graduated from Ca s s Techincal High School. 


Pat Harvey stepped in the profession of journalism through the local news channel in Saginaw, Michigan, NBC-affiliate WNEM TV. Pat Harvey showed her skills and talent in her job that made her stand as a pioneer among her fellow mates making her way to land the job at CNN. 

Harvey worked for CNN HLN as a news anchor in 1982 and later as an anchor for the CNN morning news program until 1985.

In addition to CNN, Pat has worked for KCAL-TV 9 and its sister station KCBS-TV, traveling extensively covering the headline stories of the times which include the Papal Conclave in Rome, the AIDS epidemic in East Africa and Russia, civil war in El Salvador and all-race elections in South Africa.

Harvey became the first journalist to interview Jeanette Harris, a dismissed juror. 

Other Ventures

Pat Harvey is not limited to journalism. She is active in charity as well. Pat Harvey along with her four TV anchorwomen (colleagues) formed the Good News Foundation. The foundation built a computer lab for homeless children in South LA and a library for homeless women at Downtown Women Center. Addition to it, the foundation offered annual college scholarship for aspiring female journalists.

Awards And Achievements 

Pat Harvey is the winner of 19 local Emmy awards. She has also won a national Emmy. Besides, she is the receiver of the Joseph M. Quinn Lifetime Achievement Award in 2004 from the L.A. Press Club. She was named as the Best News anchor by the Associated Press. She received Genii Award in 2008 from American women in Radio and Television. She is also awarded Peter Lisagor Award from the Society of Professional Journalists.

Pat Harvey carried the 2002 Olympic torch through downtown Los Angeles. She has also received two honorary doctorate degrees in humanities.

What is Her Net Worth in 2019?

Though the exact amount of her net worth is still under review, Pat Harvey has $1 million, as per some genuine online sources. She primarily makes money from her work in various networks. 

The media personality is reportedly paid more than $64,000 as an annual salary. 

She Married Her Husband Ken Lombard

The 49-year-old Pat Harvey married to Ken Lombard. The information on when they got married and their marital life is not known. However, the couple's pictures can be widely found on the internet where they look happy together.

Her husband Ken is the only man in her life known so far. Other than him, there is no information on her past relationships. The couple is blessed with a daughter named Michelle Byrd Lombard.

The family of three currently resdies in Los Angeles, California. 

by Bchrome, 21 Feb, 2017

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