CBS News executive Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews is once again moving to a new role within the news division. She has been named EVP and CBS News Washington bureau chief, effective immediately.
She had been serving as CBS News’ acting Washington bureau chief since July, responsible for the network’s coverage of the 2020 conventions, presidential debates, Election Night and the CBS News Decision Desk.
As the Washington bureau chief, Ciprian-Matthews will oversee the news gathering and management of the CBS News’ largest bureau, which is also home to the CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell and Face The Nation.
Prior to her current position, she was EVP of Strategic Professional Development. Ciprian-Matthews was previously EVP of News for the network since 2018.
During more than 25 years at CBS, she held multiple roles with growing responsibility. Among them: SVP of News Administration (2015-2018) and VP of News (2011-2015), 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).
She was also 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.
Befpre joining CBS News in 1993 as a morning news Senior Producer, 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).
Originally from the Dominican Republic, she started her career as a general assignment reporter for the NPR’s Spanish-language news program, “Enfoque Nacional.”