Longtime CBS News executive and the organization’s evp of newsgathering Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews has been named President of CBS News. She will report to Wendy McMahon, the newly appointed president and CEO of CBS News and Stations and CBS Media Ventures.
According to TV Newser, Ciprian-Matthews, a 30-year veteran of CBS News “will now have top editorial oversight for CBS News across all platforms. Ciprian-Matthews served as CBS News evp and Washington bureau chief beginning in July 2020 and previously served as an evp for CBS News and evp of strategic professional development, where she focused on recruiting and promoting on-air journalists.
“Ciprian-Matthews held top leadership positions at CBS News, including svp of news administration (2015-2018) and vp of news (2011-2015), a role in which she coordinated all day-to-day news coverage. Before that, she 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’ morning broadcasts from 1994-1998. She joined CBS News in 1993 as a senior producer for live segments for the morning news.
“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).”
In 2016, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists presented Ciprian-Matthews with the Presidential Award of Impact. She earned a duPont Award in 2018 for CBS News’ coverage of the Newtown tragedy and a Murrow Award for Overall Excellence for CBS News.