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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Former Palm Beach Gardens Police officer, Nouman Raja, was indicted in the shooting death of Corey Jones. (Source: CBS4)

Fmr. Cop Charged In Musician’s Death Released From Jail

In a convoy of unmarked, heavily-tinted cars, Nouman Raja left the Palm Beach County Jail with a court-ordered GPS tracking device strapped to his ankle.

06/03/2016

Florida Governor Rick Scott (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Stresses No Time For Complacency As Hurricane Season Starts

It’s been 10 years since Florida has been hit by a hurricane, but state emergency managers say that is no excuse for Floridians to become complacent.

06/01/2016

Tricia Todd, left, and Steven Williams. (Source: WPEC)

Ex-Husband Of Florida Woman Charged In Her Death

The partial remains of a Florida woman were found inside a container buried in a wildlife area following a massive search.

05/27/2016

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen promotes transgender equality in SAVE ad.  (Source: New York Times)

Rep. Ros-Lehtinen Promotes Transgender Equality In New Ad

Family is everything. That’s the message U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, her husband and her son express in a new public service ad that centers around transgender equality.

05/16/2016

Ron Magill explains Zoo Miami's policy in regards to animal attacks after the incident at Palm Beach Zoo where a keeper was killed by a tiger.  (Source: CBS4)

Ron Magill Explains Zoo Miami’s Animal Attack Policy Following Palm Beach Zoo Incident

Ron Magill explains Zoo Miami’s policy in regards to animal attacks after the incident at Palm Beach Zoo where a keeper was killed by a tiger.

04/26/2016

Plane Into Pompano Beach House Airlift

Three Airlifted To Hospital For Severe Burns Following Pompano Beach Plane Crash

The three people inside a small plane that crashed into a Pompano Beach home were airlifted to another hospital for their severe injuries.

04/25/2016

FBI agents Jerry Dove and Ben Grogan were killed in a bloody 1986 shootout. (Source: FBI)

FBI Marks 30th Anniversary Of Bloody ‘Miami Shootout’

Thirty years ago, FBI agents Ben Grogan and Jerry Dove died in a vicious gun battle with two heavily armed suspected bank robbers.

04/11/2016

Donald Trump (L) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) talk over each other in the Republican presidential debate at the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston on February 25, 2016 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Michael Ciaglo-Pool/Getty Images )

Ted Cruz Says “Sleazy” Donald Trump Smeared Him, Wife In Tabloids

Just when you thought the campaign for president had hit rock bottom, a story in the National Enquirer about alleged affairs has now become a key issue between Ted Cruz and Donald Trump, including talk of mental illness.

03/26/2016

(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Trump, Cruz Get Into Uncomfortable Spat Over Spouses

In his spouse spat with GOP front-runner Donald Trump, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz borrowed a line from Hollywood to make his point.

03/24/2016

Elkin Alfred and Khadijah Anderson. (Source: My33)

Focus On South Florida: United Way Broward Commission On Substance Abuse

The primary role of the United Way of Broward County Commission on Substance Abuse is to work with agencies to build healthier communities.

My TV 33–03/20/2016

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