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Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews to Speak on “News Ethics in a Time of Terror and Violence”

Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews, vice president of CBS News, will give the keynote address at the 58th Institute in Ethics in Journalism at Washington and Lee University on Friday, Nov. 14, at 5:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.

The title of Ciprian-Matthew’s keynote talk is “News Ethics in a Time of Terror and Violence.” It is free and open to the public. The event is sponsored by the Knight Program and the Department of Journalism and Mass Communications.

An Emmy Award-winning journalist who has coordinated the efforts of overseas bureaus, correspondents and producers, Ciprian-Matthews was named vice president of CBS News in March 2011 and organizes all day-to-day news coverage, foreign and domestic.

Ciprian-Matthews previously worked in various places for CBS including senior broadcast producer for “CBS Evening News,” senior producer for CBS News’ foreign coverage and senior broadcast producer for CBS News’ “This Morning” and “CBS Morning News.”

Before joining CBS, Ciprian-Matthews served as the managing editor of CNN’s New York bureau (1990-1993), and as a field producer, assignment manager and assignment editor for CNN (1984-1990). She started her career as a general reporter for the National Public Radio Spanish-language news program, “Enfoque Nacional.”

Ciprian-Matthews was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. She earned her B.A. from Barnard College and her M.A. in journalism from New York University.