alt | LARRY SPRINKLE
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, Weather Anchor
is the weather anchor for the weekday morning newscast.
is joined by anchors Jeff Campbell and Colleen Odegaard.
The team also anchors the WCNC midday show, airing from 11 a.m. - noon, Monday through Friday.
He joined WCNC-TV in 1985.
Larry is a longtime veteran of broadcasting, starting his career as a radio announcer at the age of 14.
While living in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, he
became the first American to have a radio program on Radio Ethiopia at the age of 16.
Larry continued his career while attending East Carolina University.
was the "Morning Man" on WAYS/WROQ in Charlotte for 13 years.
has appeared in 11 theatrical films, including Firestarter, Trick or Treat
, Rare Breed, and the made-for-television movie The Ryan White Story.
Larry is involved in the community and is on the board of directors of a number of charities.
volunteerism keeps him busy almost every day, including speaking engagements at schools, civic organizations, senior centers and fund-raisers.
He has received many awards for his charity work, including "The Governor's Award," for working with senior citizens, the "Mayor's Award for Volunteerism," the "President's Award" from the Association of Retarded Citizens, and the "Humane Citizen Award" for years of work with the Humane Society and the Animal Shelter.
Most recently, Larry
was honored as "Citizen of the Year" by the Civitans of Charlotte.