Vladimir Duthiers, a CBS News correspondent in New York City, was born on December 21, 1969 and of Haitian, French and Chinese descent. Raised in Manhattan, he is happily married to Marian Wang – an accomplished senior news producer at Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.
Vladimir is a Peabody Award-winning American journalist who has been working as a correspondent since 2014, after five years at CNN. His reporting has been featured on CBS This Morning, Scott Pelley’s CBS Evening News and other broadcasts. Additionally, Vladimir hosted CBS’ coverage of the 2016 presidential elections and debates between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
His reporting has earned him two Emmy Awards for covering the 2010 Haiti earthquake and a Peabody Award for reporting from Nigeria on Boko Haram’s kidnapping of schoolgirls. Additionally, he has reported from Brazil’s Amazon jungle regarding deforestation and climate change issues.
He has reported on a variety of stories over the years, such as covering the ongoing terrorist attack on Amenas gas plant in Algeria and military intervention in Mali; plus Charles Taylor’s trial and sentencing at International Criminal Court in Sierra Leone. Additionally, he traveled to Haiti where he spent a month covering protests against police brutality after an unarmed black man was killed by a white officer in Ferguson, Missouri.
As a CNN intern in 2009, Duthiers covered the aftermath of Haiti’s devastating earthquake which claimed over 200,000 lives and left thousands injured. He went on to cover Boko Haram’s kidnapping of schoolgirls in Nigeria as well as reporting from various other locations.
Duthiers holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Rhode Island and an MA degree in journalism from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. He is fluent in French and Haitian Creole, as well as learning Mandarin Chinese.
He joined CBS News in August 2014 as a correspondent after spending 18 years working in investment management. Now an anchor for the CBSN networks and regular guest on shows such as 48 Hours and This Morning, his expertise can be put to good use!
The anchor is renowned for his in-depth coverage of breaking news stories on his show, CBS This Morning and other broadcasts. He has interviewed prominent figures such as former President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
Furthermore, he has extensive experience in hosting and producing. He hosted live coverage of both Republican and Democratic conventions as well as presidential debates in 2016.
Duthiers has a passion for sports in addition to his reporting career. He has covered some major games such as the Super Bowl and NBA Finals, earning him a place in history’s College Basketball Hall of Fame. In 2007, Duthiers was honored with the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association’s “Outstanding Achievement in Broadcast Journalism” award.
He has been in the media industry for more than two decades and is widely respected. With a Bachelor’s degree in political science from URI, Master’s in journalism from Columbia University and honorary doctorate from URI, his credentials are impressive.