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 day on the water took an unexpected turn for some boaters who were fortunate that help was nearby when they sent out a Mayday call.
The scandal of Russian hackers trying to disrupt U.S. elections is growing as reports reveal a South Florida congressional race was targeted.
Miami Police are searching for two, possibly three crooks responsible for a high-priced smash and grab burglary at a Brickell jewelry store.
Plantation police say criminal charges are pending against “multiple” students at Plantation High School after a schoolyard brawl.
Police are trying to identify a man who was spotted at a fast food restaurant allegedly using his cell phone to take an upskirt video of a woman in line.
Yakevis Jones, 21, was captured Tuesday morning after causing quite a stir at the Miami-Dade criminal courthouse on NW 12 Street.
Miami Police have announced the arrest of 19-year-old Kelly Vixamar for an armed robbery that took place at approximately 2 a.m.
Monkey business will be allowed to continue in Deerfield Beach.
The South Florida family of a Cuban dissident is speaking out after learning a loved one was beaten by members of the Communist government for violating a house arrest order given when Fidel Castro died.
As the first regularly scheduled flight from Miami International Airport to Havana left Monday morning, with a water cannon salute as it departed the gate, President-Elect Donald Trump was tweeting.