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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Miami-Dade Cop Accused Of Stealing Pricey Jewelry

A Miami-Dade police detective is accused of having sticky fingers after he was caught trying to sell several expensive pieces of jewelry reported missing after a raid.

06/16/2015

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Couple’s Vacation Nightmare Serves As Lesson For Airline Travelers

A California Couple booked a Hawaiian trip online, but one leg of the trip was removed from the itinerary and no one told them. Unfortunately, they didn’t know about it until they were already in Hawaii.

06/09/2015

Tree trimming (Source: CBS4)

Coral Gables Residents Question Drastic Tree Trimming

Some residents in the City of Coral Gables are upset, wondering why usually-lush trees in one area are being drastically cut back.

06/09/2015

Police said they had to Taser a man running naked along Spanish River Boulevard in Boca Raton Saturday afternoon. (Source: WFOR5 WAX)

Boca Man Adds To String Of Naked Flakka Cases

It’s a rare site to see a man stripped naked in public – but it’s becoming more and more common because of the synthetic drug flakka, doctors and police say.

06/08/2015

Coyotes are on the loose and those coyotes are being blamed for at least two attacks on pets in Boca Raton in the past few days. (Source: CBS4)

Neighborhood Hires Trappers To Help Catch Coyotes After Pet Attacks

Trappers are in a Boca Raton neighborhood Wednesday looking to catch coyotes responsible for at least two pet attacks.

06/03/2015

Wayan Greshem and his son Isaiah enjoy a cold drink together. (Source: CBS4)

Fort Lauderdale Father Shames Social Media ‘Shamers’

We’ve seen parents using social media to shame their children for bad behavior but one father is now “shaming the shamers.”

06/02/2015

Staff Sgt. Jose Garcia surprised his daughter Samantha at her high school graduation.
(Source: CBS4)

Local Soldier Surprises Daughter At Graduation 

A solider deployed overseas, gave his daughter a big surprise on Monday.

06/01/2015

Bicycle (Source:LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Disabled Veteran In Need Of Bike That Was Stolen

A disabled veteran, the victim of a crime, is in need of his only mode of transportation, the bike he says was stolen on Memorial Day.

05/27/2015

Prince Johnson pictured in court minutes after he learned he would be released after 44 years in prison. (Source: CBS4)

Man Released From Prison After 44 Years

Cheers and hugs erupted inside a courtroom Friday after a judge declared a man, after spending 44 years in prison, would be freed.

05/22/2015

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Approved: Miami Beach Ban On Alcohol Sales After 2 A.M.

Miami Beach commissioners have approved a ban on selling alcohol past 2 a.m.

CBS Miami–05/20/2015

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