Jim Berry

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Jim Berry is the main Sports Anchor for CBS4 News. He anchors the weeknight sportscasts,  and the station’s extensive Miami Dolphins coverage. During football season, Jim hosts the pre-game show “Dolphins Weekly Live”, and the 5th Quarter post game show.

Jim joined CBS4 in August, 1996 from WBBM-TV, the CBS owned station in Chicago.

In Jim’s first stint in Miami, he was Sports Director at WSVN-TV.  His broadcasting career began in news. Jim worked at WBTV in Charlotte, N.C. before moving on to WJLA-TV in Washington, D.C. He was a news reporter and anchor before turning to sports.

Jim is a three time Best of Miami winner, and has won five Emmys. He is also a recipient of the Silver Circle of Excellence award for a distinguished journalism career from the Suncoast chapter of the National Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Jim has been a frequent motivational speaker at schools, and been involved with numerous charities. The Chicago native graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. He is married with two children.

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Fore Life is a non-profit organization that uses the game of golf and its character building skills to empower vulnerable youth to help them survive and succeed. (Source: CBS4)

Mentoring Matters: Unique Program Uses Golf To Empower Vulnerable Youth

John Barnes is a happy go lucky 18-year-old who loves hanging around the house with his twin
Brother, Jonathan and grandparents in Lauderhill.

05/09/2016

Three games into the season, Miami Heat assistant coach Keith Smart was diagnosed with derma fibro sarcoma protuberans, a rare form of skin cancer. (Source: CBS4)

Heat Assistant Coach Keith Smart Back With Team After Bout With Cancer

When basketball fans hear the name Keith Smart, they think of the college kid from Indiana whose clutch shot won a national championship.

04/20/2016

(L-R) Sheldon McClellan #10, Kamari Murphy #21, Angel Rodriguez #13, Davon Reed #5, and Tonye Jekiri #23 of the Miami Hurricanes walk on the court during their game against the Buffalo Bulls in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Dunkin' Donuts Center on March 17, 2016 in Providence, Rhode Island. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Canes Head To Kentucky Hoping For Sweet Victory Against Villanova

The Miami Hurricanes are on their way to Kentucky for their Sweet 16 matchup against Villanova.

03/22/2016

Dwyane Wade Sr. with his son Dwyane Wade Jr. (Source: Ron Elkman)

Mentoring Matters: The Dwyane Wade You Never Knew About

Dwyane Wade Sr. volunteers to coach kids in high school and at various camps, because, to him, mentoring matters.

CBS4–03/21/2016

PHOENIX, AZ - JANUARY 30: NFL Hall of Fame Coach Don Shula looks on during the Don Shula High School Coach Of The Year Press Conference prior to the upcoming Super Bowl XLIX at Phoenix Convention Center on January 30, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

Don Shula Ready To Watch Son In Super Bowl 50

Don Shula’s son Mike is a coach for the Carolina Panthers and Don will be in San Francisco cheering on his son during Super Bowl 50.

01/29/2016

UM interim head coach Larry Scott sat down for a one-on-one interview with CBS4's Sports Anchor Jim Berry.
(Source: CBS4)

UM Interim Head Coach Larry Scott Sits Down For 1-On-1 Interview

Larry Scott is the interim head coach of the University of Miami and he’s got some plans for the Hurricanes. He wants to help them finish what has been a difficult season on a strong note.

11/05/2015

MMA Fighters Rashad Evans & Dustin Poirier sit down with CBS4 sports anchor Jim Berry. (Source: CBS4)

MMA Fighters Rashad Evans & Dustin Poirier Preparing For Big Things

Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Rashad Evans and 13th ranked lightweight Dustin Poirier paid a visit to CBS Miami on Tuesday.

09/23/2015

Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton (center) is now a spokesman for Tag Huer Watches. (Source: CBS4)

Marlins Slugger Giancarlo Stanton Now Also A Spokesman

Giancarlo Stanton is known for his big time hits for the Miami Marlins.

09/22/2015

(Source: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

FinsOn4 Player Profile: Jordan Cameron

One of the Miami Dolphins newest players had a big impact on the team’s Week 1 victory over the Washington Redskins.

09/17/2015

UM head coach Al Golden in an interview with CBS4's Jim Berry. (Source: CBS4)

CBS4 Exclusive: 1 On 1 With UM Football Head Coach Al Golden

Al Golden knows the pressure is on, and that the noise level is high. But he is putting his faith in a football program that he says is finally where he wants it.

09/02/2015

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