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Posts Tagged ‘Lloyd Lindsay Young’

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week

Here’s a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week.

  1. Time Joins Tumblr, Sept. 6
  2. Traffic Reporter Jill Nicolini Leaves WPIX, Heads for WNYW (left), Sept. 2
  3. News 12 Long Island Meteorologist Rich Hoffman Curses On Air, Rips Station, Sept. 2
  4. Simplistic Lady Gaga Featured on Harper’s Bazaar, Sept. 7
  5. Covering 9/11 ‘Heart Wrenching’ and ’Nightmare’ for WPIX Morning Anchor Sukanya Krishnan, Sept. 6
  6. Two WSJ Veterans Leave for New York Times, Sept. 6
  7. Catching Up with Former Channel 9/WWOR Weatherman Lloyd Lindsay Young, Sept. 6
  8. Former Governor David Paterson Gets a ‘Surprise’ as WOR Afternoon Host, Sept. 2
  9. Back to WCBS, Chris Wragge Co-Anchors 6 p.m. Newscast, Sept. 7
  10. Recently Retired WABC/Channel 7 Sports Anchor Scott Clark ‘Felt Very Strongly’ About Wearing Officers’ Badges After 9/11, Sept. 5

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Catching Up with Former Channel 9/WWOR Weatherman Lloyd Lindsay Young

Before New Jersey had “Snooki” and “The Situation” or Tony Soprano it had Lloyd Lindsay Young, with Channel 9’s studio in Secaucus.

Throughout the 1980s and into the 1990s, Young wasn’t just a weather forecaster at WWOR/Channel 9, he was a pop culture phenomenon. (see below)

If you saw Lloyd once, belting his signature intro “Hellooooo” and a yell of “Science!” before showing the radar, you would not forget the moment.

“I like to have fun with the weather. It wasn’t serious,” Lloyd says. “Weather offered levity in a newscast because a lot of the news is depressing by nature.”

At the height of his popularity in the late 1980s, you could find Young in a Beastie Boys music video, cameo appearances in several films, including the acclaimed Working Girl, or taking the stage to introduce George Carlin on an HBO special in 1988.

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