Soon, NBC 7's Whitney Southwick will not be answering that early morning alarm. He's planning on retiring May 22nd! Here's a look at some great images of our friend and colleague Whitney Southwick through the years.
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One of our morning show features was "Show us how you looked in school" and this is a side-by-side comparison of Whitney then and now!
A photo of Whitney Southwick from his personal collection, circa 1986.
Whitney Southwick interviewed thousands of guests over the years including this very friendly bird.
Whitney Southwick and his family pose for a picture with NBC Today Show Weatherman Al Roker in 2001.
A user shared this photo with us in April 2014 --- "Whitney Southwick meets Ms Powder Ms Powder, dog with Degenerative Myelopathy at the MS walk. Thank you for stopping by and meeting Ms. Powder it was a pleasure meeting you today."
Whitney Southwick captured on camera working hard on behalf of U-T Kids' Newsday in 2013. He was out there every year trying to get people to buy a newspaper to help cover the cost of children's health care.
And of course he was the face of our Toys for Tots drive for many years. Here is Whitney Southwick with "Deal or No Deal" card games in 2008.
How many pets did Whitney interview on Pet Parade? The number is too high to count!
Then, when NBC 7 and Telemundo 20 got involved with our annual Clear the Shelters project, Whitney Southwick was a big supporter!
Howie Mandel and NBC 7/39's Whitney Southwick in 2008.
Whitney Southwick with actor George Takei.
(L-R) Former NBC 7 Traffic Anchor Kimberly King, Actor/Singer David Cassidy, NBC 7's Whitney Southwick on the plaza outside the downtown studio.
Whitney Southwick interviewing actor Lou Ferrigno.
Whitney Southwick visited thousands of schools over the years.
Helping out our veterans from USS Midway Museum.
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Telemundo 20 and NBC 7 reporters attended the Salute to Service Festival in 2017. From left to right: Ana Cristina Sanchez (Telemundo 20), Danielle Radin, Dave Summers, Marianne Kushi, Bridget Naso, Gaby Rodriguez, Artie Ojeda, Whitney Southwick.
Why Whitney Southwick's so funny. Makes me laugh with 1 word! #BehindTheScenes #NBC7 #what
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Mission de Alcala Missionaries invite NBC 7/39's Whitney Southwick and Toys for Tots to their luncheon.
Whitney Southwick makes friends everywhere he goes!
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NBC 7's Whitney Southwick ties an apron on reporter Brandi Powell. Images from Kids' NewsDay 2012.
Congratulations on your retirement, Whitney Southwick!