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.
A local veterinarian attacked by a rabid raccoon in Kendall says the perimeter for the first rabies alert in Miami-Dade County in 16 years doesn’t go far enough.
There is a South Florida doctor who is making accident scars, burn scars and birthmarks less noticeable, and in some cases invisible.
When you get a traffic ticket you usually have two options: Pay it or hire an attorney to fight it. Now a South Florida entrepeneur has come up with a third option, he’s promissing will save you time and money.
Florida’s first body-freezing cryonics facility has opened in Miami.
One of the most popular pressure cookers on the market has left more than a dozen people badly injured.
Spend too much money on highway tolls? There is a way to get some of that money back.
More than 125 people dialed 911 after a shooter opened fire in a baggage claim area at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
South Florida has the highest amount of cars at risk in biggest auto recall in U.S. history.
Drivers in Miami-Dade County can save money on MDX tolls through the MDX Frequent Driver Rewards program.
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.