Natalia Zea

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Natalia Zea’s passion is telling stories that take the viewer deep inside our community. Whether the focus is on local government issues, crime, or positive highlights of South Florida her hope is that the viewer not only learns something, but also feels something from the story.

Natalia arrived at CBS4 News in October of 2006. During her time in South Florida she has broken public corruption stories, covered big breaking news events, and has gone in-depth on community issues in many neighborhoods including Liberty City, Little Havana, and Pompano Beach.

She was honored to win the “Community Impact” award from the South Florida Association of Black Journalists.

Natalia previously worked at WOAI-TV in San Antonio, TX. She covered Hurricane Katrina from New Orleans- before, during and after the storm, and she broke a story about faulty firefighter equipment that led to sweeping changes in that city.

Natalia began her career working for KDBC-TV, the CBS affiliate in El Paso, TX. During her time there, she crossed the border into Ciudad Juarez, Mexico dozens of times to cover the heartbreaking stories about the string of serial rapes and murders of low-income women in that city, as well as drug violence, and immigration issues.

Born in Caracas, Venezuela, Natalia grew up in the colder climate of Denver, Colorado. She graduated from the University of Colorado-Boulder with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and a minor in Political Science. She misses snow-covered mountains, but loves Miami’s beautiful beaches, and warm weather.

Natalia enjoys spending time with her family including her adopted black labrador pup. She also spends her time hosting and taking part in numerous community events, volunteering, playing pool, and listening to music.

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Inakesha Armour  (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Mother Accused Of Trying To Kill Baby Told Police She Suffers From Postpartum Depression

A Miramar woman was taken into custody and arrested after her three-month old son nearly drown. Inakesha Armour has been charged with two counts of attempted murder.

07/02/2014

Glenn Greer, co-owner of Red Zone Fitness.  (Source: CBS4)

CEO Corner: Glenn Greer, Co-Owner Of Red Zone Fitness

The owner of a tiny gym in Coral Gables has a big mission – to help women of all ages lose weight, eat right, and tone up. It’s more than a goal, it’s been an eleven year journey that at times had the CEO of Coral Gables Fitness sleeping in his fitness studio.

07/01/2014

A Hialeah couple was tied up and beaten during a home invasion robbery early Monday morning.  (Source: CBS4)

Couple Bound, Beaten During Hialeah Home Invasion

A Hialeah couple was tied up and beaten during a home invasion robbery early Monday morning.

06/30/2014

One man is dead, a second seriously injured after they were stabbed outside a Miami apartment. (Source: CBS4)

One Dead In Miami Double Stabbing

One man is dead, a second seriously injured after they were stabbed outside a Miami apartment.

06/27/2014

Alejandro Bedoya, a Weston resident, will play with the U.S. men's soccer team in the World Cup. (Source: CBS4)

Weston Family Prepares To Cheer On Team USA Player

Weston native, mid-fielder Alejandro Bedoya will have his parents, little sister, grandfather, friend, and his girlfriend in his cheering section in Brazil when the U.S. men’s team takes on Ghana tonight.

06/16/2014

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Gunfire At The Falls; It Was Just A Drill

On a quiet Friday morning at the Falls Shopping Center in Southwest Miami-Dade the sound of gunshots erupt.

06/13/2014

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Website Offers A New, Free Take On Couples Counseling

If you’ve ever considered relationship therapy but don’t have the time, the money, or are too embarrassed to go see a counselor, there is a new kind of couples program you can do from the comfort of your own home.

06/11/2014

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MB Female Firefighter First To Earn Chief Role

A female firefighter in Miami Beach made history Wednesday for being the first female firefighter promoted to the rank of division chief in that fire department.

06/11/2014

Daniel J. Oates to be sworn in as Miami Beach police chief.  (Source: CBS4)

New Miami Beach Police Chief Sworn In

Miami Beach has officially sworn in its new top cop. Wednesday morning Daniel J. Oates took the oath of office as the city’s new police chief.

06/11/2014

Jeff DeForrest speaking to callers on June 3, 2014 about the Marino concussion suit on 940 WINZ (Source: CBS4)

South Florida Sports Fans React To Marino Concussion Suit

Former Miami Dolphins player and Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino has filed a lawsuit against the NFL claiming players were misled and that information about football-related brain injuries was not revealed.

06/03/2014

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