Why did Howard Bernstein leave WUSA? Where is he going?

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WUSA morning meteorologist Howard Bernstein left the station from Washington, DC, and ended his 20+ years of career. It was sad for the WUSA family to say goodbye to Howard as he always helped the entire team from the beginning and more heartbreaking to the viewers who got used to listening to his morning weather reports. If you are wondering if he left the station for a new job or family, here’s everything you need to know. Keep reading to find out why Howard left WUSA and get updates on his age, family, and net worth.

Howard Bernstein early life wiki

Howard is a well-known American meteorologist who has worked in the broadcasting industry since 1989. 

As a kid, being a TV meteorologist was hardly something he wanted to do. Interestingly, he now has over 30 years of experience of working in front of the camera as well as behind the scenes.

Howard enjoys hockey, skiing, home improvement projects, and weather (good snowstorm or thunderstorm).

He goes through the Instagram handle @hbwx with more than 1k followers but we must warn you that his account is pretty much filled with weather news and reports only.

Howard Bernstein officially leaves WUSA in 2021

After working for more than 20 years on WUSA in DC, meteorologist Howard decided to leave the station. His last day at the station was on June 6, 2021. He first joined WUSA in November 2000 and since then he worked for them with a loyal heart. 

One of the best things about his work is that he never knew who would walk in the door so there'd always be a lot of surprises. While working he met many interesting politicians, athletes, celebrities, including Jordan Peterson.

Watch how in 2019, WUSA wished him a happy birthday through this Youtube video.

Did Howard Bernstein leave WUSA for a new job?

On his final appearance on WUSA, Howard shared how humbled and overwhelmed he is from doing what he loves. He said he felt like the luckiest guy in the world. But the most exciting and scary part is that he is leaving this amazing position at WUSA without getting another new job. Yes, you heard it right! Howard has no plans of getting a new job right away though he has faith that everything will work out.

Before joining the WUSA weather team, he has worked for WVUE, KOCO-TV, and WUHF. 

Who is Howard Bernstein's wife? Does he have a kid?

We do know that Howard gave half of his life to his career but that doesn't mean he has no time for his family. In fact, Howard married his long-time girlfriend, Helaine, whom he met in high school and they are still together. Howard and Helaine are blessed with a handsome son, Bernstein Jr., and they also have a cool dog, Ashoka.

Howard Bernstein and his wife

Howard Bernstein’s net worth details

From the sources, we found out that the annual salary of a meteorologist in the United States ranges from $33,774 and $112,519. So we assume that Howard had a higher range of salary as he had 30 years of work experience. His exact net worth details have not been disclosed but some sources claim that it may range between a hundred thousand to about a million.

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