Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews has been promoted to Executive Vice President of CBS News, it was announced today by David Rhodes, President of CBS News. In this role, she continues to work directly with Rhodes in overseeing day-to-day news operations, including supporting editorial, personnel and newsgathering initiatives.
Ciprian-Matthews has been with CBS News for 25 years and has served as CBS News’ Senior Vice President of News Administration since January 2015. She is a multiple award-winning journalist and accomplished manager who has coordinated the efforts of overseas and domestic bureaus, correspondents and producers.
“Ingrid is an extraordinary journalist and newsroom executive who is passionate about the integrity of CBS News and the people who work here,” said Rhodes. “Her leadership has been central to our organization’s growth and transformation in this digital age.”
Previously, she was CBS News’ Vice President of News (2011-2015), a role in which she coordinated all day-to-day news coverage. Before that, Ciprian-Matthews served as CBS News’ Foreign Editor (2006-2011); Senior Broadcast Producer for the “CBS Evening News” (2004-2006); and Senior Producer for CBS News’ foreign coverage (2000-2004). In 1998, she became the Deputy Bureau Chief for the CBS News London bureau (1998-2000) and served as Senior Broadcast Producer for CBS News’ “This Morning” and the “CBS Morning News” (1994-1998).
She joined CBS News in October 1993 as Senior Producer for live segments on “CBS This Morning.”
Before joining CBS News, Ciprian-Matthews was the managing editor of CNN’s New York bureau (1990-1993) and a field producer, assignment manager and assignment editor for CNN (1984-1990). She started her career as a general assignment reporter for the National Public Radio Spanish-language news program, “Enfoque Nacional.”
In 2016 the National Association of Hispanic Journalists presented Ciprian-Matthews with the Presidential Award of Impact, citing her vast news experience and deep commitment to journalistic excellence.
She 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. She lives in New York with her husband. They have two daughters.
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