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 touching moment during a high school graduation Wednesday as a teen, who was left paralyzed after he was shot, surprised everyone at the ceremony.
A new ad slams Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz for not doing more to crack down on the predatory practices of the payday lending industry.
Police are trying to determine the events that led up to two people being shot on Miami Beach.
South Florida football fans were abuzz Wednesday morning after learning the 2020 Super Bowl will be played in their hometown.
The Hacktivist group We Are Anonymous has set its sights on Florida Gov. Rick Scott and has released a video calling for his impeachment and resignation.
A shooting near a Miami Gardens school Monday prompted a lockdown.
Authorities are investigating a hefty heist from a South Florida fast food restaurant and it was all caught on camera.
The mystery about what happened to EgyptAir flight 804 has South Florida airports stepping up security to keep passengers safe.
Fat clots in her lungs and heart killed a West Virginia woman who died after undergoing a cosmetic procedure at a Hialeah clinic, according to the Miami-Dade Medical Examiner.
Marlie Casseus returned to Jackson Memorial Hospital Thursday from Haiti, with a group of visiting Haitian nurses singing God Bless America.