Susan Zirinsky

President at CBS News, Inc.

Susan Zirinsky

Susan Zirinsky

President at CBS News, Inc.

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Susan Zirinsky CBS News Susan Zirinsky has been named president and senior executive producer of CBS News beginning March 1, 2019. Zirinsky, an acclaimed journalist and highly respected senior executive producer at CBS News, began her career in the CBS News Washington bureau two weeks after the Watergate break-in. Over the next four decades she produced a wide variety of award winning documentaries and programs, and she covered a range of historic stories, from the Gulf War to the student uprising in Tiananmen Square, from the White House for 10 years to the 9/11 attacks, and from the Paris terrorist attacks to the mass shooting at a Parkland, Fla. School. Prior to taking on her new role, Zirinsky was the senior executive producer of the award-winning "48 Hours" and was responsible for numerous CBS News breaking news specials. She was also the senior executive producer of "48 Hours: NCIS" and the senior executive producer of the CBS primetime series "Whistleblower." A prolific producer on a variety of issues and subjects, her work has been lauded by critics and honored by her peers with journalism's top honors, including Emmys, the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award and the George Foster Peabody Award. Zirinsky brings to the position extensive experience leading teams of investigative journalists, building and developing new non-fiction programs; creating innovative ways to report news; and mentoring and guiding the careers of some of the industry's brightest journalists.

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Director, Elections & Surveys at CBS News, Inc.

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Corporate Advisor at VFinity, Inc.

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Executive Director, Recruitment & Development at CBS News, Inc.

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Washington Bureau Chief at CBS News, Inc.

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Political Director at CBS News, Inc.

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Senior Producer at CBS News, Inc.

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Executive Editor at CBS News, Inc.

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Executive Vice President, Strategic Professional Development at CBS News, Inc.

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Executive Vice President & General Manager at CBS Interactive, Inc.

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Editor at Large at Global Business Travel Magazine

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CBS News is the news and information division of CBS Corporation, dedicated to providing the best in journalism under standards it pioneered at the dawn of radio and television and continues to set in today's digital age. Headquartered in the CBS Broadcast Center in New York, CBS News includes bureaus across the globe and influential, critically acclaimed programs providing original reporting, interviews, investigations, analysis and breaking news 24 hours a day, seven days a week. CBS News utilizes a multi-platform model for news distribution across television (CBS Television Network), radio (CBS Radio News), the Internet (CBSNews.com) and hand-held devices (CBS Mobile).

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