CBS4'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: Condo Safety ConcernsOn Sunday’s show, Jim DeFede focused on condo concerns in the aftermath of the Surfside tragedy.
Facing South Florida: Homeowner Insurance CrisisJim DeFede went one-on-one with State Sen. Jeff Brandes, who pushed for the special legislative session to address the homeowner insurance crisis.
Facing South Florida: Condo Safety ConcernsJim DeFede’s guest for Sunday’s show was Eric Glazer, one of the state’s leading condo attorneys who has been pushing for years to make condos safer.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Charlie CristJim DeFede and Crist tackled a variety of topics, including Crist’s record on abortion.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Ken RussellJim DeFede went one-on-one with Ken Russell about his just announced run for U.S. Congress against Republican Maria Elvira Salazar.
Facing South Florida: Roe V. WadeJim DeFede went one-on-one with State Sen. Lauren Book following the leak of the Supreme Court decision that shows the court is poised to strike down Roe v. Wade.
Facing South Florida Preview: Interview With A Leading Voice On Condo Reform LawsNext week, CBS4's Jim DeFede will share his interview with condo association attorney Eric Glazer.
Facing South Florida: State Senate Candidate Michael Grieco, Part 2CBS4’s Jim DeFede went one-on-one with Grieco, who is seeking the District 36 seat held by Ileana Garcia.
Facing South Florida: State Senate Candidate Michael Grieco, Part 1CBS4’s Jim DeFede went one-on-one with Grieco, who is seeking the District 36 seat held by Ileana Garcia.
Facing South Florida: One-on-One With Chuck NaddIn his first television interview, the recently announced Republican candidate for Florida Agriculture Commissioner talks to CBS4's Jim DeFede about his campaign for statewide office in what could be a wild race.
Facing South Florida: A Chat With Ex Marlins President David Samson Over The Inter Miami Soccer Stadium ControversyCBS4's Jim DeFede goes one-on-one with former Marlins President David Samson about a new video he made along with filmmaker Billy Corben attacking the city of Miami’s proposed deal with soccer icon David Beckham. Samson calls it the biggest boondoggle in Miami history. Samson is the official who negotiated the deal with city and county officials 10 years ago to have taxpayer money go to build the Marlins ballpark in a deal that was widely criticized and led to the recall of former Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Alvarez.
Facing South Florida: Florida RedistrictingState lawmakers will be back in Tallahassee next week, ordered into special session after Gov. Ron DeSantis vetoed the redistricting maps they redrew during the regular session.
Facing South Florida: Condo Safety ReformJim DeFede sat down after Thursday’s news conference in Surfside for a one-on-one with Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz about all this, including Gov. DeSantis’ defense of his action or inaction to help pass a reform bill.
Facing South Florida: Food InsecurityWith rising rents and fuel costs creating an affordability crisis, a growing number of local families are having trouble keeping enough food on the table.
Facing South Florida: Surfside Building CollapseJim DeFede’s guest is Martin Langesfeld, whose sister and brother-in-law were among the 98 people who died in Surfside.
Facing South Florida: Florida RedistrictingJim DeFede’s guest is Ellen Freidin, the woman who led the campaign in 2010 to pass the constitutional amendment the governor is now trying to sidestep.
Facing South Florida: Failures of Florida’s 2022 Legislative Session, Part 2DeFede went one-on-one with Republican State Rep. Tom Fabricio about the failure of lawmakers to address the rise in homeowner insurance rates.
Facing South Florida: Failures of Florida’s 2022 Legislative Session, Part 1Jim DeFede went one-on-one with State Sen. Jason Pizzo on the inability for lawmakers to file a single reform following the Surfside building collapse.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With State Sen. Jennifer BradleyOn Sunday’s show, she responded to DeFede’s interview with State Rep. Danny Perez on the subject of the Surfside reform bill.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Jared MoskowitzMoskowitz is now running for the congressional seat which will be vacated later this year by Rep. Ted Deutch.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With State Rep. Daniel PerezThe two discussed why state lawmakers failed to act on taking action to prevent another tragedy like the Surfside building collapse.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With State Sen. Manny Diaz Jr.The two discussed the culture war waged by him and other Republicans in the just-adjourned 2022 legislative session.
Facing South Florida: ‘Don’t Say Gay’ BillJim DeFede talked with Democratic State Sen. Shevrin Jones about the passage of the so-called “Don’t Say Gay” bill after his emotional plea to not pass it.
Facing South Florida: Florida’s Insurance CrisisJim DeFede went one-on-one with Republican State Sen. Jeff Brandes.