Veronica Molina is Executive Director of News Standards and Practices at CNN Worldwide, where she works with TV, digital and social platforms to ensure that CNN’s reporting is fair, accurate and responsible. She is also chair of CNN’s Diversity Council’s editorial committee, demonstrating that diversity business initiatives grow ratings, page views and business revenue.
Veronica joined CNN in 2011 after working at Telemundo Network for nine years. She was Senior Producer for the national nightly newscast “Noticiero Telemundo”, in charge of investigations, special events coverage, sponsored series and creating the overall strategy for online enterprises. She was key in planning and executing extensive coverage of major news events like the 2008 US Presidential elections, the Beijing Olympic Games, the death of Pope Jean Paul II and the rescue of the 33 Chilean miners. Before that, she was a producer for the newsmagazine program “Sin Fronteras,” where she wrote and produced long-format investigative, political, consumer, breaking news and human-interest stories in the US and Latin America. She garnered the NAHJ award for best investigative report for a series highlighting the dangers of hospital-acquired infections and the personal struggle of a family whose new born baby died because of one. She was also part of a team honored with the Dalton Pen Award for Excellence in Journalism.
Veronica started her career at Univision Network in 1997, where she worked in various editorial production roles for the newsmagazine show “Primer Impacto”, the national newscast “Noticiero Univision” and the newsmagazine program “Aqui y Ahora.”
She has a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) and a Bachelor’s in Journalism and Mass Communication from Florida International University. She is a recent graduate of the NAMIC Executive Leadership Program at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.