New Board Members Further Strengthen IWMF Board


New Members Further Strengthen IWMF Board

New Board Member Nov. 2017

[November 30, 2017, WASHINGTON, D.C.] – The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is delighted to welcome three highly accomplished leaders in the broadcast and print news media industries to its Board of Directors. The new members include Miki Toliver King, The Washington Post’s Vice President of Operations; Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews, CBS News’ Senior Vice President of News Administration; and Suzanne Allen Redpath, an award-winning journalist who spent a remarkable 45 years in various roles at CBS News.

“We couldn’t be more pleased about the breadth and depth of experience these three women are bringing to the IWMF’s board of directors. They are joining us at a critical moment in the news industry, where the focus on press freedom, combatting the culture of sexual harassment, and enhancing the safety of journalists has never been more important,” said Elisa Lees Muñoz, the IWMF’s executive director. “Each of these leaders brings critical skills and expertise that will help propel the IWMF’s mission and engage an even broader audience in our critical mission.”

Miki Toliver King is The Washington Post’s Vice President of Operations, where she oversees marketing and finance enterprise systems, facilities operation and security. Since joining the paper in early 2016, she has helped drive digital subscription growth by more than 200%. Previously, she was Politico’s Executive Vice President of Operations, where she launched the company’s first paid subscription product, created its talent acquisition team and spearheaded community engagement initiatives. Earlier in her career, King’s other roles included leading the business development and marketing teams at The Advisory Board Company, and serving as a contract litigation attorney for Seeger, Faughnan, Mendocino, PC. She received her JD from George Mason University School of Law and her BA in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews is an Emmy Award-winning journalist and veteran news executive who has managed and coordinated the efforts of overseas and domestic bureaus, correspondents and producers. She has been with CBS since 1993, and has been serving as CBS News’ Senior Vice President of News Administration since 2015. Prior to that, she held roles including Vice President of News (2011-2015), Foreign Editor (2006-11), Senior Broadcast Producer for CBS Evening News (2004-6) and many others. Prior to joining CBS News, Ciprian-Matthews was with CNN for nearly a decade, in positions including the Managing Editor of the network’s New York Bureau, and as a field assignment producer and assignment manager. She began her career as a general assignment reporter for NPR’s Spanish-language news program “Enfoque Nacional.” In 2016, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists presented her with their Presidential Award of Impact. Ciprian-Matthews received her BA from Barnard College and obtained an MA in Journalism from New York University.

Suzanne Allen Redpath spent her entire professional career spanning 45 years at CBS News, until her recent retirement. Working under her maiden name, Suzanne Allen, she spent many years at The CBS Evening News and then at 48 Hours, holding both Producer and Senior Producer positions.  As the Senior Producer for Foreign News Coverage at The CBS Evening News, she was sent all over the world and was deeply involved in some of the most important breaking news stories of her generation, including producing on-scene the fall of communist governments in Eastern Europe, as well as the Democracy Movement in China that led to the massacre in Tiananmen Square. At 48 Hours, she handled a wide variety of stories and helped lead the broadcast’s coverage of 9/11 and the school killings in Newtown, CT. She is the recipient of several Emmy Awards and two Columbia University duPont Awards for Excellence in Journalism.  She is an active member and Vice Chair of the boards of The School of American Ballet at Lincoln Center and Hollins University in Virginia.

ABOUT THE IWMF

Since 1990, the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) has worked to unleash the potential of women journalists as champions of press freedom to transform the global news media. We seek to ensure that women journalists worldwide are fully supported, protected, recognized and rewarded for their vital contributions at all levels of the news media. Learn more at www.iwmf.org.

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For media inquiries please contact Jennifer Hyman, the IWMF’s communications director at jhyman@iwmf.org

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