Lonnie Quinn Biography
Lonnie Quinn is the chief weathercaster for CBS 2 New York at 5, 6, and 11 on weekdays. Quinn also serves as the national weather anchor for “CBS This Morning” Saturday. He joined the station in 2007.
Lonnie Quinn Age
Quinn is 58 years old as of 2021. He was born Lonnie William Quinn on August 9, 1963, in Cheshire, CT, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 9th of August every year.
Lonnie Quinn Height
Quinn stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.80m) tall.
Lonnie Quinn Family
Quinn was born in Cheshire, CT, and raised together with his six brothers and sisters. He has however not disclosed any information about his parents or the names of his siblings.
Lonnie Quinn Wife
Quinn is married to Sharon Quinn since 2007. They live in Manhattan with their son, Nate, from a previous relationship, as well as daughters Lily and Savannah. His son is studying at Cornell University and previously attended The Bronx High School of Science.
Lonnie Quinn Net Worth
Quinn has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a weathercaster.
Lonnie Quinn Salary
Quinn earns an estimated salary of around $45, 000 to 110, 500.
Lonnie Quinn Education
Quinn attended Boston College where he graduated with a B.A. in speech communications. While in College he swam for the Boston College swim team.
Lonnie Quinn Career
Quinn previously worked for five years at WTVJ, in Miami, Florida. His television career actually started as an actor on ABC’s All My Children. That experience allowed Quinn to develop comfort in front of the camera which helped him to perform exceptionally in local and national broadcasting.
After changing careers from acting to broadcasting, his first newsroom job was at WVIR in Charlottesville, VA. Quinn was hired as a cameraman but three months into the job, a chance to report in front of the camera solidified his new career path. Soon Quinn’s duties included full-time reporting and anchoring the weekend weathercasts.
While 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 extensively on the rising political career of Emily Couric before her unfortunate death in October 2001.
Miami, Florida was the next stop and it was a turning point in his career. Not only was Quinn promoted to full-time weather anchor, but also allowed to develop his own, unique style. He has always been a fan of the weather and he hates the idea of a boring weathercast.
By 2005, he was one of Miami’s most popular on-air personalities and guided the area through the most active hurricane season in history. For five years, he worked closely with Max Mayfield at the National Hurricane Center.
Additionally, 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 a private pilot himself and holds a meteorology certification from the FAA.
In his brief acting career, Quinn is best known for creating the role of Will Cooney on ABC’s All My Children (1988–1990). He also played a role as Rich Landers on the former NBC soap opera Santa Barbara (1992–1993).
Lonnie Quinn CBS 2 New York
Quinn is working at CBS 2 New York where she works alongside other famous CBS 2 New York anchors and reporters including;
- Elise Finch
- Otis Livingston
- Steve Overmyer
- Lisa Rozner
- Kristine Johnson
- Cindy Hsu
- Chris Wragge
- Hazel Sanchez
- Dick Brennan
- Ali Bauman
- Tony Aiello
- Vanessa Murdock
- Mary Calvi
- Dana Tyler
- Jessica Moore