Eliott Rodriguez Biography
Eliott Rodriguez is a Cuban-American Emmy Award-winning News Anchor/Reporter working for CBS4 – WFOR-TV in Miami, Florida. He joined the station in the year 1999.
Eliott Rodriguez Age
Rodriguez is 66 years old as of 2022. He was born on June 6, 1956, in The Bronx, New York. He celebrates his birthday on the 6th of June every year.
Eliott Rodriguez Height
Rodriguez stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m).
Eliott Rodriguez Family
Rodriguez was born to his lovely Cuban immigrant parents. He has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Rodriguez has any siblings.
Eliott Rodriguez Wife
Rodriguez is neither married nor engaged to anyone at the moment. However, he was married to Maria Elena Salinas, a prominent American broadcast journalist, news anchor, and author, best known for anchoring an American Spanish-language network “Univision.” They were married for 13 years but unfortunately, they divorced in 2007 due to unknown reasons.
Eliott Rodriguez Children
Rodriguez and his ex-wife, Maria Elena Salinas, were blessed with 2 daughters; Gabriela Maria and Julia Alexandra. Much information about his children is currently under review.
Eliott Rodriguez Net Worth
Rodriguez has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter.
Eliott Rodriguez Salary
Rodriguez earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Eliott Rodriguez Education
Rodriguez attended Miami Dade College in 1974 and graduated 2 years later with an Associate’s Degree in Journalism. He enrolled at the University of Miami in 1976 and graduated after 2 years with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications.
Eliott Rodriguez Career
Rodriguez serves at CBS4 as an Evening News Anchor. He anchors the 5 PM, 6 PM, 7 PM & 11 PM newscasts. Before joining CBS4, he worked as a news anchor & reporter at WTVJ-TV and WPLG-TV in Miami, Florida; and WPVI-TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Before beginning his TV career, he worked as a newspaper reporter for The Miami News and The Miami Herald.
Over the course of his journalism career, he has covered significant news events in Latin America, Europe, and the United States. He has won 4 Edward R. Murrow Awards and 2 Emmy Awards for excellence in journalism. Ocean Drive Magazine has named him one of South Florida’s Sharp-Dressed Men and Miami New Times has named him “Best News Anchor.” NATAS – the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has recognized Rodriguez with a Silver Circle Award for 2 and a half decades of outstanding broadcasting in South Florida.
Rodriguez has traveled to Cuba on multiple assignments such as Fidel Castro’s death in the year 2016. From the Vatican, he covered the Pope’s health and reported the execution of a convicted killer live from Death Row. Other significant stories he reported include elections in Nicaragua and Venezuela, Hurricane Andrew, the invasion of Panama, political conventions, and the earthquake in Mexico City.
Rodriguez moderated the infamous “Fangate” debate between Charlie Crist and Rick Scott, Florida gubernatorial candidates, in the year 2014. He kept his composure as the 2 candidates disagreed over the use of a portable fan on stage, live on TV. Rodriguez is an active member of the Iron Arrow Honor Society.
Eliott Rodriguez CBS4
Rodriguez is currently working at CBS4 where he works alongside other famous CBS4 meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Lauren Pastrana
- Marybel Rodriguez
- Karli Barnett
- Najahe Sherman
- Lissette Gonzalez
- Dave Warren
- Jennifer Correa
- Ivan Cabrera
- Kim Bokamper
- Steven “Goldie” Goldstein
- Harry Cicma
- Mike Cugno
- Jim Berry
- Deborah Souverain
Eliott Rodriguez Social Media Platforms
He is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 2600 followers on Instagram.