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.
The African American vote is expected to play a big role in the governor’s race.
A prisoner has escaped from the Dade Correctional Institution, said Florida Department of Law Enforcement officials Friday night.
33 migrants were found floating off the coast of Boca Raton on Wednesday and they were actually spotted during a search for two rafters who have been missing since Monday.
A 5-month old puppy who was the victim of a hit and run in in Florida City over the weekend will soon be ready for a new home.
A juvenile who jumped a fence into some power lines was electrocuted Monday evening.
New details Thursday on the missing and now found pet pot belly pig, Lucy.
This was a tale of woe that began with fear that something nefarious had happened to the precious pot-bellied pet, but as it turns out, it’s not always what things may seem.
A southwest Miami-Dade pet owner is desperately trying to find her pet pig Lucy after she says it was stolen Monday.
A selfie might just be the break Miami-Dade police needed in a stolen car case.
Police in Miami say they’ve located a missing three-year-old girl who was considered to be endangered.