July 26, 2014
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CBS Taps Black Woman For News VP Job

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Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews
David Rhodes
Black News, African American News, Minority News, Civil Rights News, Discrimination, Racism, Racial Equality, Bias, Equality, Afro American News, Women News, Minority News, Discrimination, Diversity, Female, Underrepresented, Equality, Gender Bias, EqualityNEW YORK - Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews has been promoted to Vice President, News, it was announced today by David Rhodes, President of CBS News. In her new role, Ciprian-Matthews will coordinate all day-to-day news coverage, foreign and domestic. Previously, Ingrid served as CBS News' Foreign Editor.

"I'm thrilled to have Ingrid in this important role coordinating our coverage," said Rhodes. "When I joined the organization just last month, Ingrid immediately impressed me as someone who could be a leader in our newsroom."


Ciprian-Matthews is an Emmy Award-winning journalist who has coordinated the efforts of overseas bureaus, correspondents and producers. Previously, she held the position of senior broadcast producer for the CBS EVENING NEWS (2004-06) and served as the senior producer for CBS News' foreign coverage (2000-04) prior to that. In 1998, she became the deputy bureau chief for CBS News' London bureau (1998-2000) and served as senior broadcast producer for CBS News' "This Morning" and the CBS MORNING NEWS from 1994-98. She came to CBS in October 1993 as senior producer for live segments on "CBS This Morning."


Before joining CBS, Ciprian-Matthews served as the managing editor of CNN's New York Bureau (1990-93), and as a field producer, assignment manager and assignment editor for CNN (1984-1990). She started her career as a general reporter for the National Public Radio Spanish-language news program, "Enfoque Nacional."


Ciprian-Matthews was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. In 1981, she received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Barnard College, and graduated from New York University in 1984 with a Master of Arts in journalism. Currently, Ciprian-Matthews lives in Montclair, N.J., with her husband. They have two daughters; one is teaching in Atlanta, Ga., with Teach for America, and the other is a junior at Columbia University in New York City. 


STORY TAGS: CBS , Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews , David Rhodes , Black News, African American News, Minority News, Civil Rights News, Discrimination, Racism, Racial Equality, Bias, Equality, Afro American News, Women News, Minority News, Discrimination, Diversity, Female, Underrepresented, Equality, Gender Bias, Equality

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