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.
Headquartered in Boca Raton, the “Gift of Life” Bone Marrow Foundation is a leading international bone marrow and blood stem cell registry. The nonprofit is committed to find life-saving matches for adults and children with leukemia, lymphoma, and other blood disorders. On average, making possible more than 100 life-saving transplants each year! But there are a lot of misconceptions about bone marrow and the need for it. We focus on that and the work done by Gift of Life.
New details are revealed in the CBS4 News investigation of firefighters and cancer. CBS4 News exclusively obtained a report recently that could shed light on concerns over the danger of chemical exposure. Our chief investigator Michele Gillen continues our special report, “The Silent Killer”. We focus on that, and a viral campaign called “Save Our Firefighters”, started by firefighters’ wives in light of the cancer deaths and our investigation.
A handful of Republicans didn’t wait for a two-day GOP Leadership Summit to begin to seek traction in New Hampshire.
Cuba is being removed from a list of state sponsors of terrorism, the White House announced Tuesday, prompting backlash from a South Florida Republican and presidential candidate.
Wearing a device that tracks your fitness is nothing new, but there are some in development that go beyond tracking movement, being designed with biosensors which some believe could lead to better health overall.
A firefighter from Indian River County is back to work and feeling like a new man after an operation in South Florida. The procedure solved a medical mystery that lasted six years.
Hundreds of drivers from Florida to California are shocked to find that the floors of their cars are rotting beneath their feet. It’s a hidden safety concern that all car owners need to know about.
Surveillance cameras were rolling in Southwest Miami-Dade when teenage thieves grabbed a brand-spanking new bicycle worth nearly $2,000 from an open garage.
It was a proud day on South Beach Wednesday as 100 new American citizens were sworn in.
Dozens of senior medical students gathered Friday for a crucial “first step” to practicing medicine.