Lou Hebert is a Toledo-area native who spent over 50 years working in broadcast newsrooms in this city( WCWA, WTOL, WDHO WSPD) and others around the nation including Detroit, Denver, Phoenix, and Chicago. He has reported and produced both radio and television news and is an award documentary and feature reporter, earning the coveted Peabody Award and numerous Emmy’s for TV production. In recent years, Lou has become a self-professed history nerd, writing and publishing several books on Toledo area history, including Day by Day in Toledo and Toledo’s Hidden History.
Lou is also a frequent public speaker on these topics of yesteryear. Lou is past president of the Toledo Police Museum, and current board member of the Toledo History Museum. He also produces a local history blog called ToledoGazette.com, and is currently writing a book on Colorado history, plus developing a podcast on strange and forgotten news.
“Lou lives in Perrysburg with his wife Kay-Lynne and has five (older) sons who are making their own way in the universe these days. Lou is an avid writer, and reader of most anything, especially old brittle newspapers. He enjoys a good action flick, loves to golf and travel.