Regina F. Graham’s passion is covering news under tight deadlines. She is a highly motivated, world-traveled journalist who loves to paint stories from black and white, to color. Currently, Regina is living and working in New York, NY for CBS/WCBS as a News Apprentice and Weekend Producer for the CBS New York Plus digital channel. Since arriving at CBS in July of 2012, Regina has assisted in the coverage of various breaking news stories including the Empire State Building Shooting Spree and Hurricane Sandy.
Before joining CBS, Regina worked for CNN in Los Angeles as a Freelance Assignment Editor where she assisted in coordinating news content for over 900 affiliates around the globe. During her time at CNN, she has organized news teams for breaking news coverage, fact checked, sourced breaking news information and booked studio guests. In addition to her work at CNN, Regina was selected as a fellow for the prestigious Carnegie-Knight Foundation’s News21 program. She spent the summer of 2012 reporting and producing a story for The Guardian newspaper concerning Washington state’s growing Latino population and political underrepresentation.
Regina thrived as a summer reporter in South Africa where she wrote over 40 stories for the print and digital version of the Cape Times newspaper in 2011. She covered and reported on events and issues within Cape Town and the surrounding townships including covering First Lady Michelle Obama’s visit to South Africa, protests, prostitution, community issues, business, healthcare, real estate, and the Special Olympics.
Regina graduated from the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism earning a Masters of Arts degree in Journalism. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the historically black women’s institution of Spelman College in 2010.
For contacting Regina about any reporting, public relations, or communication job opportunities, she can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.