Rhona Tarrant
Thursday, 21 March 2024

CBS News has hired School Alumna, Rhona Tarrant to serve as executive editor of it's new verification and fact-checking initiative.

Tarrant, who will start on April 1, has worked with the Google News Initiative and Storyful to train journalists on identifying misinformation and disinformation. She will report to Claudia Milne, senior vice president for CBS News and Stations and head of standards & practices. 

In a statement, Milne called Tarrant “one of the leading journalists & editors in the world working in and breaking new ground in the area of verifying information.”

Read more here via Deadline 

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