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Who are Quinn’s parents and siblings?
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Does Quinn have any children?
Where is Quinn now?
How tall is Quinn?
How much money does Quinn earn?
What is Quinn’s net worth?
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Who is Lonnie Quinn?
Lonnie Quinn (full name: Lonnie William Quinn) is an American weatherman who serves as the lead weather anchor on WCBS-TV (CBS-2). He was born in Chesire, Connecticut and now lives in Upper West Side of Manhattan. CBS 2 is the CBS owned-and-operated television station licensed to Los Angeles, California, United States. It serves as the network’s West Coast flagship outlet.
Quinn also appears frequently on sister radio station WCBS-AM 880 for their weather reports.
Quinn began his broadcasting career at WVIR in Charlottesville, VA. Initially, he served as a cameraman but three months into the job, a chance to report in front of the camera solidified his new career path. Eventually, he went into full-time reporting and anchoring the weekend weathercasts. During his tenure in Charlottesville, he covered stories related to the Thomas Jefferson/Sally Hemings controversy and the famous baby switch at the University of Virginia hospital.
Quinn also reported greatly on the rising political career of Emily Couric before her unfortunate death in October 2001. He later moved to Miami, FL. This made a complete turning point in his career. Quinn was promoted to a full-time weather anchor. He was also allowed to develop his own, unique style.
He was one of Miami’s most popular on-air personalities by 2005. Lonnie guided the area through the most active hurricane season in history. He also worked closely with Max Mayfield at the National Hurricane Center. Quinn joined the “Hurricane Hunters” collecting data on a category 5 hurricane as they flew through the eye of “Isabel” off the coast of North Carolina. He is also a private pilot.
Lonnie Quinn WCBS-TV
Quinn joined CBS 2 in 2007. This is after a five year run at WTVJ, in Miami, FL. Quinn moved to weekends in June 2007 replacing John Bolaris only to finish out his contract. He serves as the chief weathercaster of CBS 2 News at 5, 6, and 11 weekdays. Quinn is also the national weather anchor for “CBS This Morning” Saturday.
His fellow CBS 2 news team include:
- Ali Bauman
- Dick Brennan
- Mary Calvi
- Dave Carlin
- Aundrea Cline-Thomas
- Jenna DeAngelis
- John Dias
- Maurice DuBois
- Natalie Duddridge
- Alice Gainer
- Dr. Max Gomez
- Andrea Grymes
- Carolyn Gusoff
- Cindy Hsu
- Kristine Johnson
- Marcia Kramer
- Jennifer McLogan
- Jessica Moore
- Lisa Rozner
- Hazel Sanchez
- Dana Tyler
- Chris Wragge
- John Elliott
- Steve Overmyer
- Vanessa Murdock
- Otis Livingston
- Tony Aiello
How Old is Lonnie Quinn?
Quinn is 56 years old as of 2019 having been born on August 9, 1963, in Chesire, Connecticut. He shares his birthdate with celebrities such as Anna Kendrick, Anwar Jibawi, Rydel Lynch, King Von, Whitney Houston, Alexa Bliss, among others.
Lonnie Quinn Family
Who are Lonnie Quinn’s parents?
Quinn’s secretive nature has shown up in his personal life. He has managed to keep his family background very private. In case there is news regarding his parents, we shall update it here as soon as possible.
Does Lonnie Quinn have siblings?
Quinn has six siblings.
Lonnie Quinn Education
Quinn received his college education at Boston College from where he graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in communications. He also swam for the Boston College swim team.
He also holds a Federal Aviation Administration certificate in meteorology and consistently works on advancing his formal meteorological training.
Lonnie Quinn Wife
Quinn is married to the love of his life Sharon. Quinn and his family live on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
Lonnie Quinn Children
Quinn has a son Nate from a previous relationship. He also has daughters Lily and Savannah. Nate studies at Cornell University and also previously attended The Bronx High School of Science.
Lonnie Quinn Height
Quinn has a well-built body, however, his height is not yet disclosed.
Lonnie Quinn Salary
Quinn’s annual salary at CBS 2 is not yet disclosed.
Lonnie Quinn Net Worth
Through his television work, Quinn has earned reasonably great wealth. However, his actual net worth is not yet disclosed.