Kimberly Godwin Profile
Kimberly Godwin is an American award-winning journalist currently working as an executive vice president of News, CBS News, where she has top editorial oversight of newsgathering around the world, including the foreign desks, national desks, and bureaus.
Kimberly Godwin Career
Godwin has served as Chief Editorial Officer of CBS News in a variety of important roles since joining the network in 2007, most recently acting as Vice President of News. She has previously worked as CBS News’ Executive Director for Growth and Diversity and as a senior broadcast producer for CBS Evening News. With decades of years in newsrooms around the country, Godwin is an established executive and admired newsroom leader.
In 2019, in addition to its executive duties, Godwin was tasked with managing the launch of the re-imagined “CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell.” As the television executive, Godwin oversaw both editorial and scheduling elements of the “CBS Evening News” and overseen coverage of big news events, including Hurricane Dorian, the school shooting in El Paso, Texa.
In her position as Executive Director for Growth and Diversity, Godwin greatly increased the visibility of CBS News at conferences around the country and cultivated a broad network of future workers. She has also produced a series of seminars highlighting top CBS News reporters discussing their journalistic perspectives with colleagues.
A strong newsroom chief and executive, Godwin helped shape the network’s flagship evening show and network coverage of significant national and international events. Godwin was appointed a senior television producer in 2007 and played a crucial role in establishing CBS Evening News’ day-to-day and long-term coverage of global news events. She was a core organizer of the Newtown, Conn., school massacre, the Boston Marathon bombings, the 2012 and 2016 presidential elections, Hurricane Matthew, the Orlando Pulse nightclub tragedy, the eclipse, and the Las Vegas mass shootings.
Before joining CBS News in 2007, Godwin spent more than 20 years as boss and newsroom chief at some of the top local news stations in the United States. She was acting news director and assistant news director at WCBS-TV in New York City (2005-2007); vice president and news director at KNBC-TV in Los Angeles (2001-2003); vice president of news operations at NBC Television Stations (2001); and vice president and news director at KXAS-TV in Dallas/Fort Worth (1998-2001). Godwin was also News Director at WOIO/WUAB in Cleveland (1996-1998) and Assistant News Director at WCAU-TV in Philadelphia (1994-1996) and formerly Senior News Editor at WCAU-TV (1991-1993); Executive Producer at WNBC-TV in New York City (1993-1994); and Producer at WTAE-TV in Pittsburgh (1991).
Quick Facts About Kimberly Godwin
|Full Name||Kimberly Godwin|
|Net Worth||$100,000 – $1 Million|
Godwin started her career as an executive editor, producer, investigative reporter, and news writer on TV and radio stations in West Palm Beach and Tallahassee, Florida. In addition to being a network and local news veteran, Godwin spent time as a journalism educator. She was Associate Director of Journalism at Florida A&M University’s School of Journalism and Visual Communication (2004-2005) and Associate Professor (2003-2004), where she taught news publishing, reporting, and ethics. She is also Chair of the Board of Visitors of the School of Journalism at FAMU.
Godwin has received several prestigious honors, including six Emmys; two Edward R. Murrow awards; an Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia award; and a Sigma Delta Chi award. She is a longtime chair of the Board of Directors of the North Brooklyn YMCA and a member of the Board of Directors of the New York City YMCA. She is a founder of the National Black Journalism Association.
Kimberly Godwin Age
Godwin’s age is not known for she has managed to keep her personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Godwin is or when she celebrates her birthday.
Kimberly Godwin Height
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Kimberly Godwin Family
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Kimberly Godwin Husband
Godwin is married and lives in New York City and in the Poconos, Pennsylvania. She has not revealed who her husband is and if they have a child or not.
Kimberly Godwin Salary
Being one of the top journalists for CBS, Godwin earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Kimberly Godwin Net Worth
Godwin has an estimated net worth of between $100,000 – $1 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a journalist.