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.
A local Cuban political prisoners gathered along with other exile organizations just one day after Cuba’s leader Raul Castro had some major demands for the U.S.
Florida’s Department of Children and Families has been notorious for its failures to protect children on its watch. Just this month, in yet the latest tragedy, five year-old Phoebe Jonchuck was thrown to her death from a bridge by her crazed father, despite earlier calls to DCF’s hotline that the man was a danger to his children.
Dash cam video obtained exclusively by CBS4 shows a quick-thinking Davie police officer stop a wrong-way driver from causing massive damage.
Word first came in a 9-1-1 call from South Dade Senior High last September 19th – a male teacher relating a disturbing encounter with a dazed, bloody female teacher.
Miramar rescue crews pulled a woman out of a burning home on Friday.
Residents of a West Miami-Dade apartment complex are shaken up Thursday after a young man was found dead inside a parked car.
The Turkey Point nuclear power plant was busy splitting atoms by Biscayne Bay Wednesday, and just down the street a Nuclear Regulatory Commission appeals Board was hearing a challenge to the cooling system at Turkey point.
Its business as usual for travelers Tuesday at Miami International Airport—but a look behind the scenes paints a different picture.
A woman is fortunate to be alive, after being rescued from her sinking car by two police officers Monday afternoon.
Former Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi filed a second lawsuit on Tuesday in an effort to get his old job back.