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.
The National Urban League Conference opened in Fort Lauderdale on Thursday, with much of the day’s discussions focused on growing racial tensions across America and what’s being done about it.
Grace Plata, The owner of Grace Salon in Tamarac hopes a young man is caught and changes his ways; learns you can get the things you want in life without stealing them from a helpless child.
A South Florida teen accused of stabbing a classmate at Killian Senior High School earlier this year has taken a plea deal from the state.
Tears flowed in a downtown Miami law office Monday as a family pleaded for the public’s help in catching the driver in a fatal hit and run.
Miami city commissioners were fuming on Thursday after they say they were blindsided by news Friday that Mayor Tomas Regalado and David Beckham, one of the hottest personalities on the planet, had agreed to Beckham’s group building a Major League Soccer stadium in Miami on mostly city-owned land next to Marlins Park on the old Orange Bowl site.
Business, government and civic leaders gathered on Watson Island Wednesday and some of the talk was of Cuba. Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez focused not so much on newly raised flags in Washington – as he did our beaches. They have eroded terribly, and Gimenez is pushng a $40 million sand re-nourishment plan to keep Cuba’s luscious beaches from eroding our tourist base.
A man was arrested Tuesday, accused of shooting his tenant during a not-so-smooth eviction process.
Miami-Dade Police are asking for the public’s help to find two women who, police say, stole some pricey pieces from a jewelry store.
Florida’s Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera will run in 2016 for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by presidential candidate Marco Rubio.
Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi mugged for the cameras and worked the crowd Wednesday night before the town council requested the FDLE conduct an independent probe of his crash with a tree in June.