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.
We saw the video of young people on beaches and in bars, blamed for spreading the virus. But is it wrong to accuse a generation? Aakash Patel says yes.
For all its natural beauty, the Nature Coast has not been protected as an aquatic preserve until Governor Ron DeSantis last night signed a bill passed in the legislature creating the Nature Coast Aquatic Preserve. It consists of more than 400,000 acres along the coast of Citrus, Hernando, and Pasco counties.
Bay Area hospitals are geared up for increasing numbers of COVID-19 cases but so far, many of the new positive coronavirus tests aren’t followed by hospital stays.
Experts say as long as a mask prevents droplets from being projected toward others, it’s doing its job. It can be made of paper or cloth. Just keep it clean, and wash your hands before removing your mask and putting it back on.
Doctors from Tampa General Hospital and the University of South Florida were some of the chief backers of a new ordinance requiring people to wear masks inside all businesses in Hillsborough County. The measure comes amid a new wave of COVID-19 infections.
It started with one man and one truck. But the towing business hooked a local family, and 60 years later, it’s an empire.
We know Garth Brooks can sell out arenas, but the pandemic has silenced the superstar and many others -- until now. Brooks is planning to hold a concert showing at drive-in theaters across North America.
One of the area’s wealthiest and most famous couples appears to be headed for divorce. Penny Vinik has filed for divorce from Lightning owner Jeff Vinik after 33 years of marriage. The couple has four grown children.
From Interstate 275 at Hillsborough Avenue, it’s hard to miss the iconic steeple and the brick church below. It’s a landmark to many, but to its congregation and pastor, it’s a burden.
Monday was World Oceans Day, a concept originally proposed in 1992 by organizations in Canada and Brazil.