Jim Berry

Jim BerryJim 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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Former Miami Dolphins greats hold up their jerseys after signing a ceremonious retirement contract with the team. (Source: CBS4)

Dolphins Honor 6 Former Greats With Special Retirement Ceremony

The Miami Dolphins have announced that they’re re-signing six former players in a ceremony commemorating their official retirement with the team.

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Teammates stand behind Nate "Big Easy" Lofton (2nd L) #52 of the Harlem Globetrotters as he puts boxing gloves on during an exhibition game against the World All-Stars at T-Mobile Arena on February 9, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Source: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Harlem Globetrotters More Than Just Flashy Tricksters

When it comes to being a Harlem Globetrotter, showing off is part of the job.


The Miami Heat huddle before the game against the Brooklyn Nets on January 30, 2017 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. (Source: Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Don’t Look Now But The Miami Heat Are The Hottest Team In The NBA

It’s been quite a few weeks for the Miami Heat.


Zoo Miami's Ron Magill  (Source: My33)

Focus On South Florida: Mentoring Matters To Zoo Miami’s Ron Magill

Time now for a Focus on South Florida Extra as we reveal a private side of a prominent local figure.

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Virginia Jacko, President and CEO- Miami Lighthouse for the Blind (Source: MY33)

Focus On South Florida: Miami Lighthouse For The Blind

85 years ago a blind piano teacher followed the advice of her good friend Helen Keller.

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CBS Miami's Jim Berry speaks with Sybrina Fulton, author and activist and Willie Logan, former Mayor of Opa-Locka and Florida Rep. on My 33's Focus On South Florida. (Source: CBS4)

Focus On South Florida: Black History Month

Hard to believe but this Wednesday will be February 1st, which marks the start of Black History Month.

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Cheryl Jacobs, Active Design Miami Project Director and Joanna Lombard, Active Design Miami advisory board member join CBS4's Jim Berry on Focus on South Florida. (Source: CBS4)

Focus On South Florida: Active Design Miami

There is plenty of emphasis these days on being active.

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Hassan Whiteside #21 of the Miami Heat goes for the dunk during the game against the Houston Rockets on January 17, 2017 at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida. (Source: Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Loyal, Patient Heat Fans Receive Nice Reward With Big Win Over Rockets

Fans of the Miami Heat received a rare treat on Tuesday night.


A select group of approximately 600 underprivileged families received a complete Thanksgiving meal, complete with all the trimmings, from Miami Heat players, coaches and staffers. (Source: CBS4)

Miami Heat Hand Out Thanksgiving Meals At Annual Holiday Celebration

The Miami Heat organization is giving thanks to the South Florida community by giving back to those who need it most.


Former Dolphins star Sam Madison and his daughter Kennedy. (Source: CBS4)

Former Dolphin Sam Madison Gives Daughter Life-Saving Gift

Sam Madison was a star with the Miami Dolphins, but at home, he is a hero.



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