Summer Alexia Knowles, Reporter, CBS TV News, Channel 4, Miami , FL , is a Broadcast Journalism graduate of the University of North Carolina , Chapel Hill , where she was the recipient of a four-year full track and field scholarship. She joined CBS Miami in June 2012.
Although born in Atlanta , GA , she considers Miami her home (father is a Miami native). She fondly remembers visiting her grandparents in Miami every year of her young life. Being the daughter of two retired U.S. Army officers, she lived in Georgia , Indiana , Texas , Germany , Kansas , and North Carolina growing up.
Summer comes to Miami from KSLA News 12, Shreveport , LA , where she anchored the CBS affiliate’s morning and noon newscasts. Her previous assignments include: reporter, CBS12 News in West Palm Beach , FL ; reporter FOX2 News, St. Louis , MO ; and reporter, ABC 12, CBS19, and FOX27 affiliates, Charlottesville , VA. Summer is a proud member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
She is conversational in Spanish and American Sign Language. She enjoys running, exercising, photography, and poetry. She looks forward to fully embracing the Miami community through mentoring and other community service oriented activities.
The search for answers continues Thursday after a seven vehicle accident left five people hospitalized, including an elderly man, whose leg was severed.
A young South Florida firefighter nearly lost his life several months ago after responding to an intentionally-set house. Today, just in time for Mother’s Day, he’s headed home from Ryder Trauma’s Burn Center.
With Mother’s Day around the corner, many children are thinking of gifting flowers or simply going to brunch. But one South Florida man decided to gift his mother more than she could ever ask for.
A food fight at Cypress Bay High School lead to the arrest of a student Friday afternoon.
Miami Critical Mass is a ride aimed at encouraging cycling and reminding drivers to share the road.
A Miami church group’s road trip to Orlando turned deadly Sunday morning. Florida Highway Patrol investigators said the group was just south of Orlando when one of the church van’s tires blew and the driver lost control.
Grey skies Saturday morning gave way to strong moving storms by mid afternoon, and people in Coconut Grove, Miami, North Miami and Miami Beach reported quite a bit of flooding.
Ten students have been suspended from Miami Coral Park Senior High School after Schools Police say they knew what they were buying: brownies laced with drugs.
Drivers on the Dolphin Expressway (SR 836) and Palmetto Expressway (SR 826) are in for some major changes to their commute over the next couple of days.
Burglars rammed a pick-up truck into a repair shop early Friday morning, stole the owner’s motorcyle, Miami Police said.