Eliott Rodriguez

eliott rodriguez 600x450 Eliott RodriguezEliott Rodriguez is an Emmy Award winning journalist and respected South Florida news anchor.

He is anchor of CBS4 News at Noon and 6 PM.

Eliott’s career has spanned three decades and includes coverage of major stories in the United States, Europe and Latin America. He is the recipient of two Emmy Awards and four Edward R. Murrow Awards for excellence in journalism. He has also been named Best News Anchor by Miami New Times, and one of South Florida’s Sharp Dressed Men by Ocean Drive Magazine.

A graduate of the University of Miami, Eliott joined CBS4 in 1999. He previously worked as a reporter and anchor at WTVJ (Miami), WPLG (Miami) and WPVI (Philadelphia). Before his career in television, Eliott worked as a newspaper reporter for The Miami Herald and The Miami News.

Eliott has traveled to Cuba on several reporting assignments, including a trip during which he interviewed Fidel Castro. He has reported from the Vatican on the Pope’s health, and from Death Row for the execution of a convicted killer. Other important stories include the invasion of Panama, the Mexico City earthquake, Hurricane Andrew, political conventions and elections in Venezuela and Nicaragua.

Most recently, Eliott served as moderator for a statewide televised debate between Florida gubernatorial candidates Rick Scott and Charlie Crist. The debate was dubbed “Fangate” after a delay over the use of a portable fan brought national and international attention to the event. Eliott was praised for his handling of the incident.

Eliott’s op-ed columns have appeared in The Miami Herald and South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

A New York City native, Eliott loves South Florida and the Miami Hurricanes. He considers raising his four daughters to be his greatest accomplishment.

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CBS4 Anchor Eliott Rodriguez interviews a Cuban worker preparing the roads ahead of the caravan bringing Fidel Castro's remains to Santiago de Cuba. (Source: CBS4)

CBS4’s Eliott Rodriguez Reaches Birthplace Of Castro’s Revolution Ahead Of Funeral

CBS4’s Eliott Rodriguez took a trip through Cuba to reach the birthplace of Fidel Castro’s revolution.

15 hours ago

Berta Soler, the leader of the Ladies In White. (Source: CBS4)

Leader Of Cuban Dissident Group Not Shedding Any Tears Over Castro’s Death

There are thousands and thousands of people at the Plaza of the Revolution paying homage to Fidel Castro.

11/29/2016

The Ladies in White, an opposition movement to Cuba's government, march in the streets of Miami on Nov. 27, 2016, following the death of Cuban leader Fidel Castro. (Source: CBS4)

In Miami, ‘Ladies In White’ Rally; In Cuba, They Stay Home

The Ladies in White and the Assembly of the Cuban Resistance gathered at the Bay of Pigs Museum Sunday announcing plans for a rally in Miami to mark the death of Fidel Castro.

11/27/2016

(Source: AP)

Former Cuban Leader Fidel Castro Dead At 90

Fidel Castro’s revolution was fought in the mountains of eastern Cuba, and ended six years later when U.S.-backed dictator Fulgencio Batista fled the island.

CBS4–11/26/2016

Congressman Carlos Curbelo and Former Congressman Joe Garcia (Source: Facebook/@RepCurbelo, @JoeGarcia)

Fight For Congressional Seat Gets Nasty In Florida

The fight for a U.S. Congressional seat is heating up between incumbent U.S. RepresentativeCarlos Curbelo and his challenger Joe Garcia with allegations of corruption and bowing to special interest groups.

11/03/2016

Carlos Gimenez and Raquel Regalado.

Economy, Jobs Major Topics In Miami-Dade’s Mayoral Race

On November 8th, you’ll vote on much more than your next president. You’ll be voting for the next mayor of Miami-Dade County.

10/31/2016

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 20:  Hillary Clinton shakes hands with Donald Trump while attending the annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria on October 20, 2016 in New York City.The white-tie dinner, which benefits Catholic charities and celebrates former Governor of New York  Al Smith, has been attended by presidential candidates since 1960 and gives the candidates an opportunity to poke fun at themselves and each other.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Candidates Get Back To Business After Trading Blows At Charity Dinner

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are back to serious business after a night of humor in New York City.

10/21/2016

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

History Shows Voter Fraud In South Florida Doesn’t Happen On Election Day

History has shown us that most voter fraud in South Florida does not take place on Election Day.

10/18/2016

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: One-On-One With Carlos Gimenez

Early voting is already underway in Miami-Dade County for the August 30th primary and one of the most-watched races on the ballot is for Miami-Dade County Mayor.

CBS4–08/21/2016

Miami-Dade County Mayoral Candidate Raquel Regalado (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: One-On-One With Raquel Regalado

Early voting is already underway in Miami-Dade County for the August 30th primary and one of the most-watched races on the ballot is for Miami-Dade County Mayor.

CBS4–08/21/2016

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