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.
As the world mourns the passing of Nelson Mandela, many in Miami remember his connection to South Florida. It was a visit that caused controversy, division, and, in the end made a difference for African-Americans here.
A rude awakening for a couple of Coral Gables residents who found their cars up on blocks, their wheels gone, early Thursday morning.
The thief or thieves came in the dark of night, leaving even-tempered artist Phil Fung with an empty place in his heart…and on a Wynwood wall.
Miami Beach police have launched an investigation after hate filled graffiti was found at four locations around the city.
At South Pointe Elementary School on Miami Beach a steel fence surrounds the playground. There is a security camera over the front door. A sign orders visitors to check in at the office. But the school is very much in the running for a much more extensive and pricey safety upgrade.
Brianna Duey gave thanks Wednesday at her journalism class at Miami-Dade’s Felix Varela Senior High School. She was thankful for her family, and grateful to know that she has so much that others, sadly, don’t have to give thanks for on this Thanksgiving holiday – a stable home, the promise of a higher education, material benefits that can help her achieve her ambition of becoming a movie producer.
Multiple people are dead and a hundred Haitian migrants are in the water near the Bahamas after a boat capsized late Monday night.
The man convicted in the stabbing death of a Florida International University football player has been sentenced to nearly two dozen years in prison.
For those who lived it, it seems like yesterday, the day an assassin killed the President of the United States.
Miami commissioners are holding their final vote Thursday night on the controversial plan to build a Walmart in trendy Midtown Miami and opponents are getting their final say as well.