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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Homestead Couple Caught In Tunisia Terrorist Attack Return Home

A Homestead couple vacationing in Tunisia are happy to be back home after being caught in the in the middle of Wednesday’s terrorist attack.

03/21/2015

Former Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi (Source: CBS4)

Judge Delays Ruling On Whether Pizzi Is Miami Lakes’ Mayor

After a year and a half legal battle, Michael Pizzi will have to wait a little longer to find outif he is, once again, the Mayor of Miami Lakes.

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Fort Lauderdale Planning To Keep Red Light Cameras

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03/17/2015

Officer James Krey (Source: BSO)

Davie Police Officer Arrested, Charged With Extortion

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03/11/2015

Autism

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An ID card for people with disabilities is an idea that’s making its way through the Florida House and Senate. The purpose is to alert first responders.

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Police: Men Posing As Water & Sewer Techs Rob Elderly Woman

An 85-year-old woman, who was home alone, was robbed in the middle of the day by two sneaky men, police said.

03/09/2015

Flotation therapy is making a comeback. (Source: CBS4)

“Floating Therapy” Comeback Meant To Treat Various Ailments

A form of therapy that was big in the 60’s and 70’s is making a comeback and it’s meant to treat an array of ailments.

03/05/2015

MIA launches Mobile Passport App (Source: http://mobilepassport.us/)

MIA Pushes Mobile Passport Control App

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03/04/2015

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Two 18-year old men are under house arrest, accused of firing paintball shots at a South Florida school.

02/24/2015

A mysterious tremor has been plaguing Coral Gables residents repeatedly since the start of February.(Source: CBS4)

Mysterious Quakes Rattling Coral Gables Homes

Mysterious tremors have been plaguing Coral Gables residents repeatedly since the start of February.

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