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 Rickenbacker Causeway, linking Miami to Key Biscayne and named for a famed adventurer, can pose a life and death venture for some.
A man who shot a police officer in a life and death struggle was sent off to a long prison stretch Friday.
The DUI manslaughter trial of Sandor Guillen, who is accused of killing 13-year-old Kaely Camacho, continues Thursday in a Miami-Dade courtroom.
Kirk Camacho, father of the late Kaely Camacho, shed tears on the witness stand as he recalled for prosecutors what happened when Sandor Guillen allegedly hit Camacho’s minivan, killing Kaely
Justin Bieber was a busy boy the third week in January during a visit to South Florida.
Miami-Dade School Police have secured an arrest warrant for Carrie Weingarth as law enforcement across the southeast continue searching for her, her boyfriend, and three children.
It’s no secret that when visiting museums one must browse the art on display with care. A local artist visiting the Perez Art Museum Miami on Sunday however, abandoned caution as a form of protest—allegedly smashing a world-renowned Chinese artist’s vase into pieces.
CBS4′s Gary Nelson witnessed the execution of the Jimmy Ryce’s killer on Wednesday night.
As Juan Carlos Chavez, the convicted killer of 9-year-old Jimmy Ryce, awaits his 6 p.m. scheduled execution at Florida State Prison, he has a detailed schedule that he will follow Wednesday morning and afternoon.
It was October 16 on South Dixie Highway in Pinecrest that an allegedly careless driver struck and horribly injured University of Miami graduate student Ying Chin, and fellow student Hao Liu.