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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This is one of the emaciated horses reportedly found on the ranch of a bodybuilding couple. 
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South Florida Bodybuilding Couple Charged After Horses Found Starving

A couple who traveled across the country taking part in bodybuilding competitions has been charged with animal abuse after three starving horses were found on their rural South Miami-Dade ranch.


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Pet Danger: Common Sweetener Deadly To Dogs

A sweetener in some sugar-free gums is raising concerns with dog owners. It turns out the ingredient, which can also be found in other products, is so toxic that it can kill your beloved pet.


Marlins Park was converted into a makeup studio, and hair salon for nearly 40 children currently in foster care but hoping to find a forever family. (Source: CBS4)

Foster Children Partake In Exhibit To Find Loving Homes

A group of children looking for loving homes, may get their wish thanks to an annual South Florida exhibit meant to connect them to families.


This YouTube video bashing Donald Trump was produced by a political action committee called ‘Deport Racism.’
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Kids Use Profanity & Obscene Gestures In Viral Video Bashing Trump

A viral video involving children takes some serious shots at Donald Trump. In some instances, they’re downright vulgar.


Eliott Rodriguez and his daughter, Bianca, at iPrep Academy.  (Source: Eliott Rodriguez)

CBS4 Anchor Becomes “Teacher For A Day”

CBS4 anchor Eliott Rodriguez got a chance to step into the shoes of a Miami-Dade public school teacher.


NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 03:  Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a news conference before a public signing for his new book "Crippled America: How to Make America Great Again," at the Trump Tower Atrium on November 3, 2015 in New York City. According to a new poll, Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon, has pulled ahead of Trump with 29% of Republican primary voters.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Trump Takes A Shot At Everyone, Especially Rubio

On Tuesday, Donald Trump was firing away at all of his Republican rivals, especially Marco Rubio whose poll numbers continue to rise.


Passengers evacuate from a plane on fire at Fort Lauderdale airport, Florida on October 29, 2015. An airliner caught fire on a runway at Fort Lauderdale in Florida Thursday and several people were injured, authorities said. "Airplane engine fire," the Broward County Sheriff's Office said on Twitter, adding: "several injuries."  AFP PHOTO / ANDRES GALLEGO

NTSB Looks At Fuel Coupling In Lauderdale Plane Fire

A fuel supply coupling assembly will be given a second look by the National Transportation Safety Board as they look into what caused a Dynamic International Airways Boeing 767 to catch fire at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.


Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Carson, Bush Make Fla. Stop While Republican Campaigns Hold Future Debates Meeting

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson and former Gov. Jeb Bush held several events in central and northern Florida on Monday, while aides for most of the Republican presidential campaigns met behind closed doors in a Virginia hotel to take control over future debates.


In an effort to reduce the number of invasive prostate biopsies, UM Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center is introducing a new method in cancer screening. It’s a new tool called “4Kscore.”
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New Test Reducing The Number Of Invasive Prostate Biopsies

In an effort to reduce the number of invasive prostate biopsies, UM Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center is introducing a new method in cancer screening. It’s a new tool called “4Kscore.”


“Quell” is a washable sports band with a slim lithium battery operated therapy pod which gets inserted in a pocket. It is attached to the calf area and then relieves pain all over.
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New Wearable Technology Promises Drug-Free Pain Relief

The Food and Drug Administration has given Waltham based Neurometrix the green light to market new wearable technology that can help with all kinds of conditions.



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