CBS News' Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews to Be Honored with Nahj Presidential Award of Impact

Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews, CBS News' Senior Vice President of News Administration, will be honored by the National Association of Hispanic Journalists with the Presidential Award of Impact. Ciprian-Matthews, an Emmy Award winning journalist and veteran news executive, will be presented the award on Friday, August 5 in Washington, D.C. during the NAHJ's annual convention, held this year in association with the National Association of Black Journalists.

"Ingrid is an exceptional newsroom leader and a mentor to so many colleagues," said David Rhodes, President of CBS News. "Ingrid's vast experience and deep commitment to journalistic excellence makes CBS News stronger every day. She enhances our profession. She's impacted the lives of countless journalists and is richly deserving of this honor."

Ciprian-Matthews was named CBS News' Senior Vice President of News Administration in January 2015. Previously, she was 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 (2006-11); Senior Broadcast Producer for the "CBS Evening News" (2004-06); and Senior Producer for CBS News' foreign coverage (2000-04). 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" from 1994-98. 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 (1990-93) 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."

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.

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