New Anchor Hired in SoFlo

WFOR has hired Rudabeh Shahbazi as the Anchor of “CBS 4 News This Morning.”

“Rudabeh is a dedicated and accomplished journalist who is passionate about helping her community,” said CBS4 Vice President and General Manger Adam Levy. “She will be a great addition to our team.”

Shahbazi was most recently a multi-media journalist and fill-in anchor at KABC-TV in Los Angeles. Prior to that, she was a multi-media journalist at KNXV-TV in Phoenix, where she received a regional EMMY Award for reporting. She has also worked in Pasco, Washington and Oakland, California. 

“I am excited to join the CBS4 team, at a station with a record of quality journalism and investigative reporting.” Shahbazi said. “I also can't wait to call South Florida home, explore all the beauty and culture it has to offer, and become part of the community.”

She starts at the station Aug. 3rd.