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.
After a calamitous day one, followed by two days of throwing up their hands, South Florida school districts – Miami Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach – will hold their breaths and try again tomorrow to boot up a standardized testing system that bombed out of the gates.
chool administrators in Miami-Dade and Broward have canceled the computer based Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) test for grades 8-10 Tuesday, however, Education commissioner Pam Stewart told district superintendents via email Tuesday morning that the online tech services have been restored and testing may resume.
A man whose four year old son was mauled to death at his rented south Miami-Dade home has accepted a plea deal from prosecutors.
“Revenge porn,” is the term being used to describe the crimes allegedly committed by 37-year-old Antonio Giansante.
President Barack Obama was in South Florida Wednesday for a town hall style meeting on immigration reform.
In Little Havana Tuesday there was grief and anger at a rally and march on the 19th anniversary of the shoot down of two Brothers to The Rescue airplanes over international waters by Cuban jet fighters.
At shopping malls across South Florida security was visible, but typical, two days after a Somali terror group issued a call for attacks on shopping malls in the U.S., Canada and Britain. There was no evidence of panic in the parking lots here.
Miami Heat’s star player Chris Bosh is at South Miami Hospital with his wife Adrienne by his side.
A West Miami-Dade daycare operator will spend Christmas in jail, after pleading guilty in the drowning death of a child at her center.
While he has only indicated at this time that he is looking into a possible Oval Office run in 2016, former Gov. Jeb Bush plans to set himself apart from his family during a speech Wednesday in Chicago.