Facing South Florida

Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With State Sen. Ileana GarciaThey discussed a wide range of topics tied to the 2022 legislative session. That included a continuation of the conversation DeFede had with Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried about a controversial abortion ban bill being considered.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Nikki FriedJim DeFede went one-on-one with Nikki Fried, the only Democratic member of the Florida Cabinet.
CBS4's Jim DeFede Reunites Strangers Who Fed The Hungry Stuck In Virginia SnowstormStranded on Interstate 95, just south of Quantico, Virginia, day turned to night and night back into day.
Facing South Florida: Stuck In A SnowstormOn Sunday’s edition of "Facing South Florida," Jim DeFede chronicled his experience this past week when he was stuck in his car for nearly 24 hours because a snow and ice storm shut down I-95 in Virginia.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Charlie CristDeFede and the Democratic U.S. congressman discussed, among other things, January 6 one year later and the state’s COVID response.
Facing South Florida: The 2022 Legislative SessionJim DeFede looks ahead to the upcoming legislative session with Republican State Sen. Manny Diaz Jr.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Sheila Cherfilus-McCormickDeFede focused on her failure to file the required financial disclosure documents for a campaign in which she spent more than a million dollars of her own money.
Facing South Florida: Focusing On The Movement To End Gun ViolenceCBS4's Jim DeFede is shining the spotlight on the movement to end gun violence in America.
Facing South Florida: UTD President Karla Hernandez-Mats On Alberto Carvalho’s DepartureJim DeFede goes one-on-one with UTD President Karla Hernandez-Mats about Alberto Carvalho's decision to leave his superintendent position to head to L.A.
Facing South Florida: Remembering Former U.S. Rep. Carrie MeekJim DeFede devoted the entire half-hour to the life and legacy of former Congresswoman Carrie Meek. 
Facing South Florida: Interview With Miami Herald's Rick HirschCBS4' Eliott Rodriguez and Rick Hirsch, the longtime managing editor of the Miami Herald discuss his upcoming retirement after more than 40 years at the Herald.
Facing South Florida: Interview With Madeline Pumariega (Part 2)A lengthy conversation with Madeline Pumariega as she prepares for her investiture as President of Miami-Dade College.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Madeline PumariegaA lengthy conversation with Madeline Pumariega as she prepares for her investiture as President of Miami-Dade College.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Mayor Dan GelberJim DeFede and Mayor Dan Gelber discussed what’s next now that a majority of voters just decided that alcohol sales in the entertainment district should end at 2 a.m. instead of 5 a.m.
Roger Stone Threatens To Run For Florida Governor Unless Ron DeSantis Pledges To Serve Out 2nd Term If ReelectedStone told CBS4's Jim DeFede he would run as a Libertarian or some other third-party candidate to siphon votes away from DeSantis and cost him reelection.

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Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With State Sen. Ileana GarciaJim DeFede and the Republican state senator, who represents voters in Miami-Dade County, discussed a wide range of topics tied to the 2022 legislative session.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Nikki FriedFried and DeFede discussed, among other things, her reaction to the governor’s State of the State address and the controversial bill moving through the legislature to ban all abortions in Florida after 15 weeks, even in cases of rape and incest.
Facing South Florida: Stuck In A SnowstormJim DeFede chronicles his experience this past week when he was stuck in his car for nearly 24 hours when a snow and ice storm shut down I-95 in Virginia.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 with Charlie CristJim DeFede and the Democratic U.S. congressman discuss, among other things, January 6 one year later and the state’s COVID response.
Facing South Florida: The 2022 Legislative SessionJim DeFede looks ahead to the upcoming legislative session with Republican State Sen. Manny Diaz Jr.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Sheila Cherfilus-McCormickJim DeFede went one-on-one with the Democratic nominee for the congressional seat made vacant with the passing earlier this year of Alcee Hastings.
Facing South Florida: Focusing On The Movement To End Gun ViolenceJim focuses on the movement to end gun violence in America. ‘Giffords’ is a group created by and led by former Arizona congresswoman Gabby Giffords who is now a gun safety activist. The conversation focuses on where we stand in the campaign designed to prevent gun violence ahead of an event next week commemorating the thousands of people in Florida who have lost their lives to gun violence.
Facing South Florida: United Teachers Of Dade President On Alberto Carvalho’s DepartureJim goes one-on-one with UTD President Karla Hernandez-Mats about the announcement this week from longtime Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho that he has accepted a position to lead the Los Angeles school district, and what is next for Miami-Dade schools.
Facing South Florida: Remembering Former U.S. Rep. Carrie Meek, Part 2Jim DeFede visited her home for a conversation with her son, former Congressman Kendrick Meek.
Facing South Florida: Remembering Former U.S. Rep. Carrie Meek, Part 1Jim DeFede devoted the entire half-hour to the life and legacy of former Congresswoman Carrie Meek.
Facing South Florida: Interview With Miami Herald's Rick HirschCBS4' Eliott Rodriguez and Rick Hirsch, the longtime managing editor of the Miami Herald, discuss his upcoming retirement after more than 40 years at the Herald.
Facing South Florida: Interview With Madeline PumariegaPart 2 of CBS4's Eliott Rodriguez's interview with Madeline Pumariega, President of Miami-Dade College ahead of her official swearing-in as MDC’s firth president.
Facing South Florida: Interview with Madeline Pumariega, President of Miami-Dade CollegeCBS4's Eliott Rodriguez goes one-on-one in a sit-down interview with the President of Miami-Dade College ahead of her official swearing-in as MDC president. She was chosen for the job a year ago, but the investiture had to be postponed due to the pandemic. Eliott and Ms. Pumariega discuss a variety of issues, including what her first year has been like, and looking ahead to the return of the Miami Book Fair, an exhibit celebrating the college’s 60th anniversary and the planning for next spring’s Miami International Film Festival.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Mayor Dan GelberJim DeFede and Mayor Dan Gelber discussed what’s next now that a majority of voters just decided that alcohol sales in the entertainment district should end at 2 a.m. instead of 5 a.m.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Roger StoneJim DeFede went one-on-one with Roger Stone, who made national headlines this week when he said he was considering a run for governor of Florida.