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.
Outside a Tampa city warehouse, strapped in a crate, is an odd place to find a statue with a long history. Decades ago, families would come to the statue on Mother’s Day and lay flowers at her feet.
Four brothers from Apollo Beach became University of South Florida Bulls early. The youngest enrolled at age 14 after graduating early from high school. At ceremonies this Saturday, he’ll be the youngest graduate, at 17.
For more than a year, the lights have been off and performers have been out of work at theaters across the country.
Kforce is a staffing and professional services company that employs around 600 people in Ybor City. The company says it will acquire a new headquarters building with a smaller footprint as more employees work from home.
A program designed for students who feel like they missed out on crucial parts of high school life, and aren't ready for college, has opened at Shorecrest Prep in St. Pete.
John Bellocchio says human organs are for sale around the world on the black market. He says kidneys can cost in the six and even seven figures.
We’ve seen the building blocks of Tampa’s new Water Street. Construction workers and towering cranes have been fixtures here for several years. But now, we’re seeing the first residents of Tampa’s new $3-billion downtown district.
A tour guide in Crystal River saw a glimmer on the bottom of the spring near the end of a manatee’s nose. It was an old camera and now he's launched a social media campaign to return it to its owners.
The ribbon was cut Monday on the long-awaited Selmon Expressway West Extension. The 1.9-mile, $230-million bridge carries traffic above crowded Gandy Boulevard in Tampa, connecting the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway with the Gandy Bridge.
For 40 years, Stan DeFreitas has mixed plants with personality as Mr. Greenthumb on Tampa Bay Area TV and radio stations. But his plants ended up healthier than his heart.