Gary Nelson has been a member of the CBS4 News team since September, 1992, coming on board in the days following Hurricane Andrew, a storm that ripped a swath of devastation across our community and ripped the roof off Gary’s house.
Gary’s colorful style and memorable story-telling ability have helped CBS4 News stand apart in South Florida television. It is a style Gary has been developing and sharing over 42 years of broadcast news experience. While Gary has lived and worked his entire life in Florida – beginning in his hometown of Gainesville – his many assignments across the United States and overseas have contributed to the numerous Emmy and Associated Press awards he has received for everything from spot news to feature stories to investigative reporting. He has also won the Edward R. Murrow award.
Gary is a member of the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences
Born and raised in Gainesville, Gary, of course, bleeds Orange and Blue as a big fan of the Florida Gators. Gary enjoys fishing, scrabble and quality time with his wife, Mary Jane. His son, Niles, is a cryptologist/linguist for United States Navy Security, who reads, writes and speaks Chinese.
Early voting is set to begin amid Donald Trump’s ongoing rants that the election is set to be stolen.
The FDA has confirmed to CBS4 News that donated units of blood in Florida have tested positive for the Zika virus.
On the ground and from the air, it has been an all-out blitz to eradicate mosquitoes spreading the Zika virus in Miami Beach and Miami.
Halloween ghouls decorate the yard of a home in Kendall, but a ghoul of a different sort came to call recently. Police say it is a thief, responsible for burglaries and package thefts across the south end of the county.
Democrats and civil rights groups are hailing it as a victory after a federal judge granted Floridians more time to register to vote.
In the television series, The Monkeys, the theme song has a line that goes, “Hey, hey, we’re The Monkeys. You never know where we’ll be found.”
Marie Carole Jeune sobbed as she spoke to a bank of reporters and television news cameras Monday at a Little Haiti community center.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton stopped by South Florida Friday along her campaign trail.
Miami Police are still investigating the death of a 2-year-old, found unresponsive in a van in front of a daycare center.
A Miami-Dade police sergeant on trial for allegedly stealing gasoline has been found guilty on all six counts.