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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