Marybel Rodriguez

Marybel Rodriguez

Marybel Rodriguez is an Emmy-nominated weekend anchor for the CBS4 morning news as well as a reporter for the weekday newscasts on CBS4.

She began her career as a “spokesmodel” on the popular Univision television show “Sabado Gigante,” the longest-running entertainment show in history seen in every Spanish-speaking country in the world. After six years with the show, Marybel was lured away to become a feature and entertainment reporter for WPLG. Her desire to cover hard news stories persuaded her to make the switch to CBS4 a few months later.

Marybel is pleased to volunteer her time with the Hispanic community. She was the Hispanic Spokesperson for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) on the west coast.  In 2008, Florida International University named her Outstanding Alumni of the Year.  In addition, Marybel has received numerous other awards that attest to her professionalism and dedication to news.  These honors reflect the way Marybel’s warm and engaging personality connects with South Florida viewers.

Born and raised in Miami to Cuban parents, Marybel has not forgotten her roots or the importance of her culture. A graduate of Florida International University, she holds a Bachelors Degree in Broadcast Journalism. Nevertheless, Marybel’s greatest accomplishment is being a mother and wife. She loves spending time with her husband and their three sons.

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Damage and debris from a lunch truck propane truck explosion (CBS4)

Propane Tank Explosion Rocks Dade Neighborhood

Lunch will not be served by a food truck in Southwest Miami-Dade after it was destroyed in an explosion.

CBS Miami–08/27/2015

A truck slammed into the cab carrying Barbara Jimenez and her boyfriend John Fox just outside of Havana.
(Source: GoFundMe)

Company Offers To Fly Injured Florida Student Back Home

A local company agreed to fly an injured South Florida student, stuck in Cuba, back home.


Broward Sheriff's deputies displayed vintage bayonets they said came from a serial burglar who had stolen them from various Broward & Palm Beach County homes. (Source: CBS4)

BSO: Man Leads Deputies To Serial Burglar, Stolen Weapons

Broward Sheriff’s deputies said a vigilant man led them to a cache of stolen weapons and the man allegedly trying to sell them.


A pelican is placed under general anesthesia before surgery to remove a cataract from his eye. (Source: CBS4)

Doctor Performs Surgery To Remove Cataract From Pelican’s Eye

A Brown Pelican is undergoing cataract surgery Thursday, a surgery which will hopefully lead to the bird’s release into the wild in a few months.


Miami Police said they were able to connect 18-year-old Ernest Rowell to the late March murder of  10-year-old Marlon Eason because of gun shell casings they found.
(Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Hearing Held For Teen Accused Of Fatally Shooting 10-Year-Old

A hearing was held Wednesday for a teen accused of fatally shooting a 10-year-old boy who was caught in crossfire outside of his home in March.


A Broward woman who escaped a near-abduction is now on a mission to help empower other women. She, her friends and the community have come together to offer free self-defense classes available to women in Miami-Dade and Broward counties.(Source: CBS4)

Local Woman Who Escaped Attacker On A Mission To Empower Others

A Broward woman who escaped a near-abduction is now on a mission to help empower other women. She, her friends and the community have come together to offer free self-defense classes available to women in Miami-Dade and Broward counties.


Artemis the Lemur (Source: CBS4)

Furry Friends Help Raise Awareness For National Zookeeper Week

CBS4’s newsroom got a surprising visit from some furry friends at Jungle Island.


(Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

YMCA Brings Free Swim Lessons To Pool In Wake Of Tragic Drowning

The Sunshine State loses more children under the age of five to drowning than any other state in the country. That alarming statistic, and the importance of learning to swim, had many parents taking advantage of free swimming lessons Wednesday.


David Beckham (Source: CBS4)

Beckham Chooses Orange Bowl Site For MLS Stadium

Soccer star David Beckham picked the Orange Bowl site as the next spot for a possible Major League Soccer stadium in South Florida.


City of Miami police officers including the chief paid a visit to Charles Hadley Park in search of a South Florida student on Thursday and they found him . (Source: CBS4)

Officers “Cite” Youths For “Doing The Right Thing”

Miami Police officers are out in full force this summer, looking for children exercising good judgement




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