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.
Donald Trump claims former FEMA Director gave him an A+ for his disaster response in Puerto Rico but Witt is now saying that’s not true.
Chasity Hale was a young girl when she underwent a tracheotomy and several laser surgeries.
Cuba is just one of the many countries recovering from Hurricane Irma.
A Miami filmmaker is taking his audiences back 167 years to explore the history of Cuba.
Hurricane Andrew is one of those events where you remember exactly where you were and who you were with.
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz is breaking her silence on the arrest of an IT staffer who also worked for several other Dems in Congress.
Throughout this summer, various Miami-Dade County Parks have kept their summer camp youth moving with a national program called the Morning Mile.
Some U.S. embassy workers in Havana, Cuba had to come back to the U.S. after suffering “physical symptoms,” prompting an investigation.
The Venezuelan government has called an attack at a military base a terrorist action, placing the blame partly on opponents here in South Florida.
A Miami billionaire is putting his money where his mouth is when it comes to helping undocumented immigrants facing deportation.