Summer Knowles is co-anchoring the CBS4 weekday morning news from 5-7 AM and 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.
CBS4 is celebrating Black History Month by recognizing special people who contributed to South Florida’s black history.
Republican Trey Radel, who achieved infamy after pleading guilty to cocaine-possession charges in Washington, will resign his Congressional seat, CBS News has confirmed.
More than 100 residents showed up to a rally for peace in Miami Gardens Saturday to show that they are all in one accord despite recent violence in their neighborhood.
The families of two women shot and killed in December asked the community for help to find the person or persons responsible for their deaths.
Students and teachers at South Pointe Elementary in Miami Beach won a 100,000 dollar grant to enhance security on campus after placing second in a national competition for the grant.
Asha Loring is a hometown girl improving health in the “hood” one garden at a time.
It was a day of fun for Fifth graders from Miami Country Day School who took a field trip to the Wynwood Walls Wednesday for a lesson on art – street art specifically.
Imagine waking up to pain that is so debilitating that it prevents you from walking. It’s happening to a growing number of people and often undiagnosed.
Several former Northwestern Senior High School students hopes their experiences will help Liberty City youth.
Surveillance video caught two crooks red-handed. The home security tape shows two people pulling up in a car in the Hammocks, hopping out and then stealing Christmas gifts from someone’s front porch.