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Jim Berry

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Jim Berry is the weeknight Sports Anchor for CBS4 News. He also anchors CBS4′s Miami Dolphin coverage and Sports Rap.  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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Rookie Mason Plumlee Blocks LeBron James On Final Play

With the Heat down one and only seconds left, the ball was right where you want it—in LeBron James’ hands and he was going up against Nets’ rookie Mason Plumlee.

04/09/2014

MIAMI SPRINGS - Barry University's men's basketball team practices ahead of a game in the Division II NCAA Tournament. (Source: CBS4)

Barry University Basketball Prepares For Tournament Bid

The University of Miami may be rebuilding after a great NCAA tournament run last year, but there is one South Florida school that will go dancing in an NCAA Tournament starting Saturday.

CBS Miami–03/13/2014

TALLAHASSEE, FL - SEPTEMBER 21:  Devonta Freeman #8 of the Florida State Seminoles looks for an opening against the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats during a game at Doak Campbell Stadium on September 21, 2013 in Tallahassee, Florida.  (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

FSU Running Back Aims To Inspire Liberty City Youth

On the night the Florida State Seminoles won the national title in Pasadena, running back Devonta Freeman had a message for the Miami folks back home.

02/13/2014

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Marlins Player Reunites With Grandmother From Cuba

Marlins’ Young Ace Jose Fernandez had an emotional reunion with his grandmother from Cuba after six years of being apart.

CBS4–11/14/2013

(Courtesy Yvonne Johnson)

Dolphins’ Martin Was Best Buddy For Local Boy

Nationwide, Jonathan Martin has become the lightning rod for the popular debate about bullying, and whether the NFL’s macho culture needs a makeover. But to some South Floridians, the beleaguered Dolphin is something more.

11/06/2013

Suriya McGuire, Krystal Saunders, and Necole Sterling of the UM women's basketball team. (Source: CBS4)

Injured Players From UM Women’s Basketball Team On Road To Recovery

It has been a long off-season for the University of Miami women’s basketball team. Four members were injured in a terrifying car crash over the summer which caused a lot of angst for their teammates and the head coach. But the women are on the road to recovery.

CBS Miami–10/18/2013

The men's and women's tennis team at Barry University are fighting for NCAA titles. (CBS4)

Barry University Chasing After A Pair Of National Tennis Championships

At Barry University, there’s plenty to hoop and holler about these days. Both the men’s and tennis teams are ranked number one in the NCAA Division two rankings.

CBS4–05/03/2013

BOSTON, MA - APRIL 15: State police guard an area near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. Two people are confirmed dead and at least 23 injured after two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Sports World Rallies In Wake Of Boston Bombings

Sports are often a rallying point in the wake of a national tragedy and that was again the case in the hours that followed the Boston Marathon bombings Monday.

CBS Miami–04/16/2013

Trainer Ed Downs gives Jim Berry an NBA worthy workout. (CBS4)

Work Out With The Miami-Based Trainer Of NBA Stars

He’s trained some of the best players in the NBA, including Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh. Now, the workout Ed Downs in known for is available to anyone who wants to sweat.

CBS4–02/20/2013

(Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)

Shapiro Atty. Denies Wrongdoing With NCAA

The attorney at the center of the Nevin Shapiro case said she has done nothing wrong and not the cause of the NCAA’s problems, but the victim.

CBS Miami–01/24/2013

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