Maria M. Ibrahimji is a journalist and Executive Editorial Producer for CNN, where she is responsible for guest coverage and story planning for the network’s special events and breaking news programming.
Maria is a member of the Asian American Journalists Association, and serves on the boards of the Atlanta Press Club and Tau Chapter of Alpha Chi Omega. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications from Brenau Women’s College and a master’s in International Affairs from Georgia State University.
While born in Westminster, MD as the eldest daughter of East African immigrants, Maria was raised in Northeast Georgia and proudly embraces southern hospitality.
Her spare time is spent travelling the world, hiking, running, and being an idealist. She currently lives in lives in Atlanta, GA.