NEW 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.