Lloyd Sowers is a co-anchor for the FOX 13 News weekend editions, and he covers many stories for other FOX 13 newscasts.
Lloyd joined FOX 13 in February of 1987. He has covered many major stories, including hurricanes Andrew, Hugo, Opal, Elena, and Charley.
Lloyd has won many honors, including two Emmy awards and the Florida Bar Association Award for reporting legal issues. He has also received AP, UPI and SPJ awards.
Lloyd earned his degree in Journalism from West Virginia University and graduated Magna Cum Laude. He minored in Speech Communication and English.
Before joining the FOX 13 news team, Lloyd worked at WINK-TV in Ft. Myers, Florida; WDTV in Clarksburg, West Virginia; WCLG in Morgantown, West Virginia and WMSG in Oakland, Maryland.
In his spare time, Lloyd enjoys scuba diving, travel, history and old radios. He, his wife Kim and sons Jack and Gray, live in Tampa.
The Cross Bay Ferry will come back for the season in mid-October, but will it become a permanent fixture?
Lauren Glanton has become the first daughter to follow in her father’s footsteps in the department’s more-than-100-year history. There have been dozens of sons who have followed their fathers, but none like Lauren.
eSmart Recycling provides good, affordable computers to non-profits so children, who may not otherwise have access to technology, are able to benefit.
Imagine when citrus groves covered more of Florida. If time were turned back, you’d find the art of the orange groves on the labels of citrus boxes.
Tampa's Riverwalk is an iconic part of the city's downtown and soon the west side of the river will have its own stretch of pedestrian pathway to Tampa Bay.
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing another shortage. So much oxygen is needed for hospital patients that it’s putting liquid oxygen in short supply.
The scenes from Afghanistan are particularly hard to watch for many who served there. For Stuart Bradin, his feelings boil down to three words.
Governor Ron DeSantis made a visit in Tampa on Monday afternoon, along with loved ones and recipients of monoclonal antibody treatments for COVID-19, which he has been touting for the last few weeks.
A Polk County family is mourning the loss of their mother who recently died from COVID-19 while their father, who also has COVID-19 clings to life in the hospital.
Many funeral homes are having a difficult time finding critical things such as cremation equipment and cold storage due to the COVID-19 pandemic.