Peter Herford

Prior to joining the Journalism School in March 2003, Herford was the senior executive for production for Public Radio International in the United States. He taught for six years at Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and was the director of the University of Chicago's William Benton Fellowships in Broadcast Journalism program. A 27-year veteran with CBS, Herford worked as a vice president of CBS News and a producer for the CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite, 60 Minutes and other programs. Herford received a bachelor's and master's degree from Columbia College and the Graduate School of International Affairs of Columbia University.