Summer Knowles reports for CBS4 News. She joined CBS4 in June 2012. Summer came to Miami from KSLA News 12, Shreveport, LA, where she anchored the CBS affiliate’s morning and noon newscasts. Her previous assignments included: 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 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.
Although born in Atlanta, Georgia, Summer considers Miami her home because her 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. She is a proud member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Summer is conversational in Spanish and American Sign Language. She enjoys running, exercising, photography, and poetry. She has fully embraced South Florida by mentoring students and getting involved in other community service activities.
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Coast Guard crews teamed up Friday to offload more than $ 3 million worth of cocaine and marijuana.
BSO deputies are investigating the death of toddler in Oakland Park.
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