Lonnie was nominated for a Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Male Newcomer in 1990 for his work on All My Children.
Lonnie was on the competitive swim team while at Boston College. He still enjoys swimming and also enjoys roller blading and raquetball.
Quinn received an Emmy Award for "Best on Air Talent." The story was about being a professional golf caddy and submitted while he was at WTVJ in Florida.
While a weather caster in Florida, Lonnie worked in conjunction with the National Hurricane Center and in 2005 had the rare opportunity to fly through the eye of Hurricane Isabel with the Hurricane Hunters.
Lonnie has a private pilot's license and certificate in meteorology from the FAA. It was this certification that enabled him to get his first job as a weather caster.
Lonnie: As you can imagine, this show was lousy because celebrities don't visit the twin cities. Plus, you can only talk to Suzanne Summers for so long about the Thigh Master. Now, there's an invention. (Concerning his radio show in Minneapolis).