Wasden joins CBS News from Forbes Media, where she most recently worked as director, editorial publicity. Prior to Forbes, Wasden served as a publicist for media brands including Good Housekeeping and Money magazines.
She will report to Jeff Ballabon, Senior Vice President, CBS News Communications. Wasden’s services are in addition to those of Matthew Hiltzik, who serves as Couric’s personal publicist outside of CBS. The appointment is effective August 2.