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Cynthia Demos

Cynthia Demos

Emmy Award-winning journalist Cynthia Demos anchors the weekend newscasts on CBS4 News and reports as well.  She joined the Station in 2007, and has also anchored morning and noon broadcasts for CBS4.

Cynthia’s career as a journalist began at Miami Palmetto Junior High School where Cynthia read the morning announcements over the school’s public address (PA) system. She’s proud to have been the first morning anchor on WPAW. Many years later after working in television and picking up two Emmy Awards, she’s doing essentially the same thing but for a much larger audience.

Before coming back to her native Miami, Cynthia was an anchor/reporter for various stations in Orlando, West Palm Beach, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and Panama City.

“I thought a return home to Miami would come a lot sooner,” Cynthia says. “It took more than a decade but I never gave up!”

She’s covered more than a dozen hurricanes (standing in the middle of most of them), the presidential debacle of 2000, NASA (even travelling to Israel for the first Israeli astronaut’s flight into space). She broke the national story about a woman who went to a hospital to deliver a baby and came out with her arms and legs amputated. She revealed explicit video of a college student smoking an herb called Salvia (with LSD side affects); the drug was later made illegal in the State of Florida.

Cynthia came home to more than just a great job.  She became reacquainted with a guy she had known since childhood and they got married.  She and her husband, Matt Rubino are the proud parents of a beautiful daughter who looks like her mother and a handsome son who looks like his dad.

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September 29, 2014: Lady Antebellum surprised a South Miami K-8 teacher as part of the "747" contest. (Source: Miami-Dade Schools)

Local Teacher Is Winner Of Lady Antebellum’s “747” Contest

Teacher Vivian Gonzalez said she was overwhelmed, but when Hillary, Dave and Charles with Lady Antebellum walked into her classroom at South Miami K-8 she knew what was going to happen next.

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Source: CBS4

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09/26/2014

(L-R) - Devin Merriman, Richie Moretti and Bette Zirkelbach, from the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital, load "Sapphire," a 129-pound loggerhead sea turtle into a shipping crate Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, in Miami . Because of a boat strike injury, the subadult turtle cannot submerge without weights affixed to its carapace and can't be released. It is traveling via FedEx Thursday to its new permanent home at San Diego's Living Coast Discovery Center. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau)

It Was Moving Day For Sapphire The Sea Turtle

Sapphire the sea turtle is on the move. Thursday morning staff from the Keys-based Turtle Hospital loaded the 129-pound loggerhead turtle into a shipping crate.

09/25/2014

Maximo De La Cruz-De Jesus, 43, has been charged with one count of criminal mischief on a place of worship.  (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Police Catch Man Accused Of Vandalizing Jewish Temple

Miami Police caught a man who escaped after being arrested for allegedly vandalizing a Jewish temple in Miami Beach earlier this month.

09/25/2014

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Exclusive: Mother &Teen Say Bullying Needs To Stop

The mother of a teen who says she is being bullied at school says something needs to be done.

09/23/2014

FlU (Source: CBS4)

FIU Police: Look Out For Cyclist Grabbing Female Buttocks

Florida International University students are watching their backs, literally. An email alerted students to a man on a bike grabbing female’s buttocks.

09/22/2014

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Wynwood Businesses Going Dark

The artsy hot spot of Wynwood just North of Downtown Miami is so popular. It’s growing so fast and quickly the power grid can’t keep up!

09/17/2014

Steve Bateman  (Source: CBS4)

First Day Of Testimony In Trial Of Fmr. Homestead Mayor

The first day of testimony kicked off Tuesday in the trial of Former Homestead Mayor Steve Bateman who is on trial for alleged corruption.

09/16/2014

Kevin Olsen was charged with DUI and possessing a fake ID.  (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Miami Hurricanes Backup Quarterback Released On Bond

A University of Miami Hurricanes backup quarter has bonded out of jail after his arrest on DUI charges and having a fake ID.

09/15/2014

Ana Alliegro, an associate of former Congressman David Rivera has been released from jail.  (Source: CBS4)

David Rivera Confidant Sentenced To Time Served, House Arrest

A woman tied to former Congressman David Rivera has been released from federal detention.

09/10/2014

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