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Lissette Gonzalez (born 1976) has served as the morning and noon meteorologist for CBS4 WFOR-TV CBS4 News since 2007. Viewers can watch her weathercasts weekday mornings from 5 am until 9 am and again at noon. Lissette’s weathercast was recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists with a “Florida Award of Excellence.” She was also selected as one of Brickell Magazine’s “Top 20 Professionals under 40." She was featured in Ocean Drive Magazine’s “Beach Patrol: The people who make Miami.”
Lissette completed the Broadcast Meteorology program at Mississippi State University with honors in 2010 and was inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi honor society for her outstanding academic achievement in the program. She is a member of the National Weather Association and the local and national American Meteorological Society.
Prior to joining CBS4, Lissette served as the evening Weather Anchor for KTLA 5’s Prime News in Los Angeles, the number two market in the country. Lissette’s weathercast was recognized by the Associated Press Association with a Mark Twain AP Award for “Best Weather segment.” She was also nominated for a Los Angeles Emmy Award for her work as host of the KTLA special “Access LA: de todo-Latin Explosion.” Lissette delivered her weathercasts and often covered entertainment news from different venues, events and award shows, including the “Imagen Awards” and the “National Hispanic Media Coalition Impact Awards” where the list of celebrities she interviewed included Andy Garcia, Antonio Banderas, Edward James Olmos, and America Ferrera.
Lissette has had a diverse and impressive career in broadcasting and entertainment on the national and local level. Lissette has hosted a weather segment for “The Welcome Channel,” an exclusive 24-hour channel dedicated to providing visitors and locals with information on Miami and its beaches. In addition, she has hosted and reported for such nationally syndicated shows as “EXTRA,” “Extra en Espanol,” and “Livin’ Large.” However, she got her start in front of the cameras while attending the University of Miami when she anchored the “Daybreak” and “Primetime” Newscasts on UMTV. She also had the opportunity to host and report for the local show “Miami Hoy”(“Miami Today”). She also worked as a freelance reporter for Telemundo 51 and NBC 6 in the Miami area.
Lissette is very active in the community and was recognized by the Dania Lions Club with the Lions Club International Medal of Merit Award for her service to the community. She hosts, performs and participates in many charitable events and is very involved with CBS4′s Neighbors 4 Neighbors programs.
Gonzalez is still very passionate about music and has had the opportunity to sing the National Anthem and “God Bless America” at the Heat, Marlins and Dolphins games and at the Sony Ericsson.