Maria Mercader Biography
Maria Carla Mercader who was born on November 28, 1965, was an American journalist and news producer who worked for CBS News for over 30 years.
She is the daughter of Manuel and Gladys Mercader. Maria attended Dominican Academy and then went to the College of New Rochelle where she graduated in 1987.
Maria Mercader CBS News
Mercader started working for CBS News in 1987 at the company’s page program, then began her news career at CBS Newspath, where she produced pieces for distribution at CBS’s affiliates.
She also worked on the network’s foreign and national news desks, helping to produce breaking news pieces on the death of Princess Diana and the September 11 attacks.
In 2004, Mercader won an Emmy Award for Business and Financial Reporting for helping to produce “The Little Engine that Could, Spam” a CBS News Sunday Morning feature report on computer spam.
Mercader was appointed as director of the talent strategy in 2016 where she helped improve workplace diversity and coordinated CBS News’ participation with the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA), the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association, and the National Association of Black Journalists. She graduated from the AAJA’s Executive Leadership Program in Chicago in 2004.
Maria Mercader Death | Maria Mercader Corona Virus
CBS News producer and talent executive Maria Mercader died of Covid-19 in New York Sunday, CBS said. She was 54.
Mercader worked at CBS for three decades, getting her start in the network’s page program, CBS said in a release. She most recently worked as a director of the talent strategy.
She had been on medical leave for an unrelated matter since late February, the network said.
Mercader “courageously fought cancer and related illnesses for 20 years, enduring numerous treatments and surgeries,” CBS said. “To her colleagues and family, she was an inspiration and a symbol of hope each time she returned to work after the latest medical setback threatened to end her life.”
Maria Mercader Age
She was born on November 28, 1965, and died on March 29, 2020, at the age of 54.
Maria Mercader Husband
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Maria Mercader Height
She was 5’8” tall.
Maria Mercader Net Worth
She had an estimated net worth of between $1 million and $5 million.