WCBS-TV Reporter and UF Alumnus of Distinction Reflects On Covering 9/11 Attacks

Lou Young
WCBS-TV Reporter Lou Young

Lou Young has been a top reporter for WCBS-TV in New York City since 1994.  Has won 8 Emmy Awards, and most recently received an Emmy in the Spot News category for his coverage of the Bronx Zoo Skyfari Rescue.  He also has been honored with awards from the Associated Press, United Press International, Radio-Television Digital News Association, and New York Academy of Television Arts Awards.  Listen below to Donna Green-Townsend’s 2010 interview with Young on his experience reporting for WCBS-TV from ground zero following the 9/11 attacks.

UF Alumnus and WCBS-TV Correspondent Lou Young Shares Experience Of Covering September 11th, 2001 In New York (04/15/2010)

Long-time broadcast journalist and alumnus from the University of Florida, Lou Young, paid a visit to his alma mater today (April 14, 2010). Young, who works for WCBS-TV in New York is the recipient of numerous awards, including eight Emmys. His body of work includes coverage of the invasion of Iraq, the controversial 2000 presidential election and school shootings in Littleton, Colorado among many other stories. He’s considered one of the first to begin reporting online. He’s also coauthor of the book, “The Art of Justice” about high profile trials. Young sat down in the studio with WUFT’s Donna Green-Townsend to share one of his most memorable reporting experiences.

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