Lloyd D. Newell

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Lloyd D. Newell
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Lloyd Newell in June 2013
Born Lloyd David Newell
Education Ph.D. in Family Sciences, Brigham Young University
Occupation Television journalist, announcer, author
Years active 1990-present
Notable credit(s) Music and the Spoken Word, CNN, WSEE-TV
Spouse(s) Karmel
Children four

Lloyd David Newell[1] (born 1956) is the voice of the oldest continuous nationwide network radio broadcast in America, Music and the Spoken Word. He is also a professor of religion and family life at Brigham Young University (BYU) and was formerly an anchor for CNN and at WSEE-TV. He is a descendant of Susannah Stone Lloyd, a member of the Willie Handcart company.

Newell received a Ph.D. in Family Sciences from BYU in 1999.[2]

He and his wife, Karmel, are the parents of four children.

Newell has written numerous books, including May Peace Be With You, The Divine Connection, Come Listen to a Prophet's Voice, The Healer's Art.[3]

In 1990, Newell was appointed host of Music and the Spoken Word by Gordon B. Hinckley, who was then a counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).[4]


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Preceded by
J. Spencer Kinard
Narrator, Music and the Spoken Word
October 1990–present
Succeeded by