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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Fmr. FEMA Dir. Says Trump ‘Expanded Truth’ On ‘A+’ Maria Response

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Mentoring Matters: Local South Florida Student Wins Prestigious Prize

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Hurricane Irma Further Weakens Cuba’s Crumbling Infrastructure

Cuba is just one of the many countries recovering from Hurricane Irma. 

09/15/2017

Documentary Showcases Emilia Teurbe Tolon, Cuba’s Betsy Ross

A Miami filmmaker is taking his audiences back 167 years to explore the history of Cuba. 

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Hurricane Andrew: One Of Those Events You Remember Where You Were When It Hit

Hurricane Andrew is one of those events where you remember exactly where you were and who you were with.

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Rep. Wasserman Schultz Distancing Herself From IT Staffer Facing Bank Fraud Charges

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