Vicki Mabrey Bio



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Correspondent, 60 Minutes II

Vicki Mabrey was named a correspondent for 60 Minutes II in November 1998. The broadcast debuted in January 1999 to critical acclaim.

Mabrey had been a London-based CBS News correspondent since August 1995. She covered stories throughout Europe and the Middle East, including the United Nations arms inspection crisis in Iraq, the conflict in Northern Ireland, and the continuing investigation of the death of Princess Diana.

Mabrey joined CBS News in 1992 as a Dallas-based correspondent, where she reported on the Branch Davidian stand-off near Waco, Texas, the great Midwest flood of 1993, and the uprising in Haiti, among many other major events.

Prior to joining CBS News, Mabrey was a general assignment reporter for WBAL-TV, the then-CBS affiliate in Baltimore (1984-92). She began her journalism career in 1982 in the AFTRA reporter training program at WUSA-TV, the CBS affiliate in Washington, D.C.

Mabrey is the recipient of four Emmy Awards: two in 1997 for her reporting for CBS News' coverage of the death of Princess Diana, and two in 1996 for coverage of the Atlanta Olympic bombing and the crash of TWA flight 800.

Mabrey was born in St. Louis, Mo. She was graduated cum laude from Howard University in Washington, D.C. in 1977 with a B.A. in political science. She lives in New York.