David Sutta

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David Sutta joined the CBS4 news team in April of 2007. As South Florida native, David adds local perspective to his Emmy award winning storytelling.  David covers a gamut of issues for the station including housing, politics, and the environment.  In addition to reporting he conducts a number of special project long format stories for CBS4.

Prior to moving back to South Florida, David worked as a crime reporter for the NBC affiliate in Fort Myers, Florida. Over five years he covered nearly a dozen hurricanes, several high profile cases, presidential visits, and National Guard deployments. He also produced several in-depth investigations as the station’s first Chief Investigative Reporter. Some of those investigations prompted major changes including the way schools are secured and how Florida Highway Patrol does enforcement on the interstate.

David got his start in news at the NBC affiliate in Miami, WTVJ. As an intern he learned as much as possible and quickly became a utility player. David eventually became an associate producer and then producer. He is credited with helping the station transition to server based newscasts. Some of his systems are still in use there today.

David is a graduate of Florida State University where he co-created and anchored the first student run college show (Sportschop) for network air. He also helped establish and report for FSULIVE, the college’s first daily live newscast program. He is a proud member of Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI) and he attended Miami Killian High School.

Family comes first for David. He’s the second oldest out of five children. Despite his allegiance to the Seminoles, David is still an avid Miami Hurricane fan. When the two play each other you should avoid him! When he’s not digging up a story you can find David playing basketball, skiing, traveling, and scuba diving in the Keys.

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Cuban Americans celebrate upon hearing about the death of longtime Cuban leader Fidel Castro in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami, Florida on November 26, 2016.  (Photo credit AFP/Getty Images)

Top Local Stories That Made Headlines In 2016 – Pt. 2

With 2017 just days away, CBS4’s David Sutta is looking back at the biggest stories of 2016. That includes those you will never forget and those that didn’t happen.


Police say this man is responsible for a violent assault during a home invasion robbery in Key Biscayne. (Source: CBS4 viewer)

Key Biscayne Attack Sets Off Manhunt

An early morning attack at a Key Biscayne home set off a police manhunt for a gunman and forced a school lockdown in the area.


Brothers to the Rescue Founder Jose Basulto talks to CBS4 News following the death of Fidel Castro. (CBS4)

Brothers To The Rescue Making A Comeback?

In the wake of Fidel Castro’s death, the Brothers to the Rescue organization is promising to take action.


Cuban Americans celebrate upon hearing about the death of longtime Cuban leader Fidel Castro in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami, Florida on November 26, 2016. (Photo credit RHONA WISE/AFP/Getty Images)

Cuban People Cautiously Optimistic After Death Of Fidel Castro

The Little Havana and Westchester neighborhoods were fairly quiet on Sunday morning though they did have the feel of after New Year’s Eve.


(Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Facial Recognition Startup Highlights Miami’s Growing Tech Industry

On the edge of Wynwood sits an office building. It’s painted with murals and buzzing with traffic.


Source: City of Doral

Doral Candidates Make Case For Mayoral Seat

Will Doral’s incumbent mayor Luigi Boria be unseated in the highly sought after seat on Nov. 8th?


President Obama visits Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens on October 20, 2016. (Source: CBS4)

Obama Urges Floridians To ‘Get Out & Vote’ At FIU

President Barack Obama is back in Florida rallying support for Hillary Clinton and urging voters to head to the polls early.



Presidential Campaign Can Cause Election Stress Disorder

The drama of the 2016 presidential election has not only caused a great deal of stress for voters, but has also caused mental health issues for some.


A researcher looks at transgenic Aedes aegypti mosquitos kept in a container at a laboratory of biotech company Oxitec, in Campinas, 100 km from Sao Paulo, Brazil, on August 21, 2014. Oxitec produces genetically modified mosquitoes to fight dengue, a deadly tropical disease more prevalent in Brazil than anywhere else in the world. (Photo by NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Voters To Weigh In On GMO Mosquitoes In Florida Keys

The Florida Keys are known for its relaxed lifestyle but a heated debate is brewing over genetically modified mosquitoes.


Marijuana is being grown and harvested legally here in South Florida. (Source: CBS4)

Hopes High For Passage Of Medical Marijuana Amendment

In just a couple of weeks Florida will vote whether to legalize medical marijuana.



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