News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 4, 2011: A national of the Dominican Republic has been named as the vice president of news at CBS.
Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews was named to the post by David Rhodes, the former Bloomberg executive who became CBS News president last month.
Ciprian-Matthews has been tapped to coordinate all day-to-day news coverage, foreign and domestic. She joined CBS in 1993 from CNN and played a major role in coordinating the station’s foreign coverage, most recently around the tumultuous events in the Middle East and North Africa.
Ciprian-Matthews was previously 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, according to a CBS release. 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 to 1998. She came to CBS in October 1993 as senior producer for live segments on “CBS This Morning.”