Lloyd Sowers

Lloyd Sowers

Anchor & reporter

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. 

If you would like to contact lloyd, you can email him at Lloyd.Sowers@foxtv.com. You can also connect with him on Facebook and follow him on Twitter @LloydSowers.

The latest from Lloyd Sowers

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Historic Shell Dash Cottage to be rebuilt in new location

For more than a century, history was hidden in plain sight on the cottage on 2nd Ave. North In St. Petersburg. The history is in the stucco that coats the 1909 structure, whose builders used coquina shells to form the texture, millions of shells.

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How the Buccaneers helped define 'Tampa Bay'

The Bucs' worst-to-first story has become part of the fabric of the Tampa Bay Area. In fact, the effort to get the NFL to award the franchise helped lead to the name “Tampa Bay.”

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Remembering Disney's 1991 Super Bowl halftime show

You have to go back a few years to remember this. It’s the Super Bowl halftime show from 30 years ago. You may even know some of the performers. Three decades later, it’s still remembered as a magical night.