NABJ Congratulates Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews Named New President of CBS News
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NABJ congratulates Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews, award-winning journalist and veteran news executive, who has been named president of CBS News. Wendy McMahon, the new president and CEO of CBS News and Stations and CBS Media Ventures, announced her appointment today.
Ciprian-Matthews has been with CBS News for 30 years and recently served as executive vice president for newsgathering.
According to CBS, she will oversee all CBS News programs, bureaus, global newsgathering, streaming and digital editorial, standards and practices, special events, politics, elections and surveys, social, the race and culture unit, and CBS News Radio.
Ciprian-Matthews is an Emmy Award-winning journalist and the recipient of an Alfred I. duPont Award for CBS News’ coverage of the Newtown tragedy and an Edward R. Murrow Award for Overall Excellence for CBS News in 2018.
More recently, she was named one of the 2023 Most Influential Latinos in Media by the Imagen Foundation, an advocacy organization for Latinos in media. Also, in 2023, she was honored with a Columbia University Black Alumni Council Heritage Award for service.
Ciprian-Matthews was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. In 1981, she received a bachelor’s degree from Barnard College and graduated from New York University in 1984 with a master’s degree in journalism.
Ciprian-Matthews is the third woman of color to be named president of a major broadcast news network or operation. (Kim Godwin is president of ABC News and Rashida Jones is president of MSNBC.)