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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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(Source: CBS4)

PortMiami Tunnel Possibly Opening In August

An opening date has yet to be set in stone for the Port Miami Tunnel, but the opening may be soon.

07/16/2014

A Bartram's hairstreak butterfly. (Photo source: National Park Service website)

Walmart Planned For Land With Rare Species In Miami-Dade

A tract of land will soon be developed in Miami-Dade County, but some people are concerned that the new Walmart slated for it will lead to a major ecosystem disruption.

07/14/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Man Recounts Deadly Fourth Of July Boating Accident

A man who was returning from fourth of July fireworks in Biscayne Bay came across a tragic boat crash that took four lives and spoke about his experience.

07/09/2014

Trukita Scott (Courtesy Al Livingston)

Missing Woman’s Car Found In Miami

Ft. Lauderdale police may have gotten a break in the case of a missing mother of two. Trukita Scott, known to her family and friends as “Kita,” has been missing since last Wednesday.

07/01/2014

Jaime Ponce, a huge FIFA fan, is awaiting a heart transplant. While he'd rather be playing soccer, Panini stickers of World Cup players serves to lift his spirits. (Source: CBS4)

Boy In Need Of Heart Transplant Gets Panini Stickers

Five-year-old Jaime Ponce is hooked up to a Berlin heart, a tiny pump that maintains blood flow. He’s doing well on the machine and his spirits now? Amazing!

06/30/2014

Conservative groups target Clerk of Courts Harvey Ruvin. (Source: CBS4)

Conservative Groups Protest Marriage Equality Lawsuits

Conservative groups gathered Monday on the steps of the Miami-Dade County Courthouse to speak about the pending lawsuit filed by six same-sex couples in Florida.

06/30/2014

Miami Police Chief Manuel Orosa.  (Source: CBS4)

Miami Police Chief: “Critical Mass” Has Become A Critical Mess

Miami’s Police Chief Manuel Orosa called for a press conference to address issues with the Critical Mass bike rides in the city.

06/25/2014

Calder Sloan (Source: Facebook)

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed In Calder Sloan’s Pool Electrocution

The family of a 7-year-old boy who was electrocuted in a swimming pool has filed a lawsuit against four companies.

06/24/2014

Cyclists On Rickenbacker Cswy

Changes Could Be Coming To Rickenbacker Causeway

Biking across the Rickenbacker Causeway on Key Biscayne can be dangerous. Now a new plan is in place to give cyclists, walkers, runners and other users a wider area so they’ll be safer.

06/23/2014

June 21, 2014: A Chihuahua found shot needs life-saving surgery. (Source: CBS4)

Chihuahua Found Shot Needs Life-Saving Surgery

It’s unclear how the pup ended up getting shot or who the owner is, but one thing is certain, surgery is a matter of life and death.

06/21/2014

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