2019 DFWHC Scholarship Luncheon

December 7th at Corrientes 348 Argentinian Steakhouse. Buy your tickets following this link.

Join us in supporting local students who plan to pursue journalism and communications fields in college. We are honored to once again award several students with scholarships for 2020.


Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews is CBS News’ Executive Vice President of Strategic
Professional Development. In her role, Ciprian-Matthews focuses on recruitment and development of off-air talent to assure CBS News attracts and retains the best workforce.

Ciprian-Matthews works closely with the News Division’s new and expanding human resources department as they launch new initiatives focused on enhancing our culture. She is a multiple award-winning journalist and accomplished manager who has led the News division’s
newsgathering efforts in the U.S. and abroad.

Previously, she was CBS News’ Executive Vice President of News (2018- 2019), Senior Vice President of News Administration (2015-2018) and 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 (2006-2011); 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’ CBS THIS MORNING and the “CBS Morning News” from 1994-1998. 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 (1990-1993) 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.”

In 2016 the National Association of Hispanic Journalists presented Ciprian-Matthews with the Presidential Award of Impact, citing her vast news experience and deep commitment to journalistic excellence.

She 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. She lives in New York with her husband. They have two daughters.

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