George Solis

George Soris Bio 370x278George Solis joined the WJZ-TV in March 2016.

A Southwest Florida native, George is excited to live and explore the Northeast!

Prior to relocating to Charm City, George spent three years reporting in his hometown of Fort Myers, Florida.

During his time at NBC 2, George was nominated for an Emmy for his series of reports in Cuba and was awarded the Best Mobile Journalist in 2014 by the Florida AP Broadcasters.

George has also worked for NBC/CBS affiliate in Gainesville, Fla.

While there, George helped establish the newly formed news operation, even helping the station earn its first Emmy nomination.

George has covered news events that have made headlines around the world, including coverage of Gainesville self proclaimed Pastor Terry Jones who stirred a lot of controversy when he threatened to burn the Koran.

A proud graduate from the University of Florida, George always cheers for the Orange and Blue.

In his spare time, George enjoys spending time at the gym, usually running up a storm or playing his guitar. He also loves dining out and spending time with family and friends.

If you have a story idea or news tip for George, feel free to email him at gsolis@wjz.com.

Follow him on Twitter at @GeorgeSolisWJZ

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