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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Eddy Arriola (Source: My33)

Focus On South Florida: Historic Change in U.S. Cuba Relations

While we are about to witness the president’s historic visit to Cuba, for some time now, a number of investors and business owners have looked at Cuba as a lucrative opportunity.

My TV 33–03/20/2016

CBS4 investigative reporter Michele Gillen. (Source: My33)

Focus On South Florida: Alan Gross

Alan Gross is perhaps the most high profile American prisoner to be jailed in Cuba.

My TV 33–03/20/2016

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and President Raul Castro (L) of Cuba shake hands during a bilateral meeting at the United Nations Headquarters on September 29, 2015 in New York City.  Castro and Obama are in New York City to attend the 70th anniversary general assembly meetings. (Photo by Anthony Behar-Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama Answers Critics, Defends Trip To Cuba

President Barack Obama is defending his plan to visit Cuba next week.

03/14/2016

Fernand Amandi and Marili Cancio (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Analyzing Campaign 2016 Primary Race

Eliott Rodriguez is joined by Pollster Fernand Amandi & Republican Analyst, Marili Cancio.

CBS4–03/13/2016

JUPITER, FL - MARCH 08:  Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a press conference at the Trump National Golf Club Jupiter on March 8, 2016 in Jupiter, Florida. Trump is projected to win the Republican Presidential primaries in Mississippi and Michigan.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Trump Sells His Success At Primary Press Conference

Donald Trump raised the stakes at his election night victory news conference in Palm Beach County Tuesday night.

03/08/2016

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 3: Murder defendant O.J. Simpson (C) listens to the not guilty verdict with his attorneys F. Lee Bailey (L) and Johnnie Cochran Jr (R). Simpson was found not guilty of killing his ex-wife Nicole Brown-Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman.(MYUNG J. CHUN/AFP/Getty Images)

Fmr. O.J. Simpson Attorney Skeptical Over Knife Discovery

The L.A.P.D. is testing a knife reportedly found buried on the perimeter of O.J. Simpson’s former estate.

03/04/2016

The Florida winners of a historic Powerball jackpot were revealed Wednesday.  (Source: CBS4)

Florida Winners Of Historic Powerball Jackpot Revealed

The Florida winner s of the historic $1.5 billion dollar Powerball jackpot are set to be revealed Wednesday.

02/17/2016

The driver of a City of Miami garbage truck drove off the ramp of I-95 and landed in Jose Marti Park located at 351 SW 4th Street. (Source: City of Miami Fire Rescue)

Cameras Key To Solving Garbage Truck Crash Off I-95 Ramp

City of Miami officials are hoping the cameras on one of their waste trucks will explain how it flew off an I-95 ramp on Monday.

02/16/2016

CBS4 News Anchor Eliott Rodriguez is in Havana to cover Pope Francis' brief visit. (Source: CBS4)

CBS4’s Eliott Rodriguez Talks Reconnecting With Family Ahead Of Pope’s Cuba Stop

CBS4 News Anchor Eliott Rodriguez is in Cuba covering Pope Francis’ brief visit. But before the pope lands, Eliott is reconnecting with his family.

02/11/2016

(Source: CBS4)

IRS Issues New Warning On Familiar Scam

The IRS has issued a new warning on a familiar con after seeing a dramatic increase in scams that has already netted crooks more than $26 million.

02/02/2016

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