CBS News producer and talent executive Maria Mercader has died of Covid-19 in New York, CBS said. She was 54.
CBS News producer and talent executive Maria Mercader died of Covid-19 in New York Sunday, CBS said. She was 54.
Mercader worked at CBS for three decades, getting her start in the network's page program, CBS said in a release. She most recently worked as a director of talent strategy. She had been on medical leave for an unrelated matter since late February, the network said.Mercader"courageously fought cancer and related illnesses for 20 years, enduring numerous treatments and surgeries," CBS said."To her colleagues and family, she was an inspiration and a symbol of hope each time she returned to work after the latest medical setback threatened to end her life." As a producer on CBS News' foreign and national desks, Mercader helped produce coverage of"some of the biggest breaking news," including the death of Princess Diana and the 9/11 attacks, the release said.Read MoreA hard hit to the heart, news longtime colleague and friend Maria Mercader died from coronavirus. A paragon of grit and grace, she embodied the best of the @CBSNews mission. Millions of Americans learned of the world through her efforts. Now our world is less with her loss. RIP
I’m so sorry for your loss.💕 CBS Journalist MariaMercader dies at 54, of COVID-10. RIP Very sad RIP🙏 Sad and so unnecessary if 45 would have done his job and put his arrogance and ego aside. Sorry for her lose RIP. Tears and emotional outburst won't help anything we need to use these tragic news dah we see every day as a push to do something fast
May her soup rest in peace amidst the struggle we wil be fine 😭 R. I.P to the victim of WuhanCoronaVirus mthombothi Oh bethuna💔💔💔 AprilDRyan my heart goes out to family and friends. .. AprilDRyan I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of your coworker Maria. Please extend my sympathies to all her family & friends.
She suffered from cancer and other complications. The media needs to be accurate with their headlines. Rest In Peace What about these 319 people When did they REALLY die... Or did they Cancer for 20 years and it's Covid? New York averages 122.9 cardiovascular disease deaths per day. There were 237 coronavirus deaths yesterday... and it's exponentially growing.
A NY liberal. Nothing of value was lost. R.I.P R.I.P. Sad. 😞💙 China must pay for all the damage and loss it caused! China virus or cancer? Seems like cancer. 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽
Maria Mercader, CBS News Veteran, Dies at 54 Due to Coronavirus Maria Mercader , whose work at CBS News helped deliver the division’s breaking news from the U.S. and around the world to viewers, died Sunday due to coronavirus, CBS News said. She was 54 yea… 😔 Dat Rona? Rip
Maria Mercader Dies: CBS News Staffer Had Coronavirus, Was 54 Maria Mercader , a veteran CBS News staffer, died at age 54 Sunday from coronavirus complications after being on medical leave since February.Mercader battled cancer and other illnesses for two deca… Sorry for your loss 😥 May you rest in peace !
CBS mourns longtime journalist Maria Mercader, who died at 54 from coronavirusCBS News is mourning Maria Mercader , a longtime journalist with the network who died in a New York hospital after battling coronavirus. She was 54. 😥😥😥😥😥 😔💔💔💔 😢
Maria Mercader, CBS News Journalist, Dies at 54 of CoronavirusMercader had fought cancer and related illnesses for more than 20 years. Protect your friends and family with this respirator mask! 😥🙏🏻 🙏🙏🙏🥺
CBS News Veteran Journalist Maria Mercader Dies From CoronavirusThe 54-year-old cancer survivor, who for decades helped the network deliver breaking news, had been on medical leave for an unrelated issue since February. Heartbreaking. Praying for her family. She’ll be in stars ✨ tonight & forever.
CBS News Veteran Journalist Maria Mercader Dies From CoronavirusThe 54-year-old cancer survivor, who for decades helped the network deliver breaking news, had been on medical leave for an unrelated issue since February. A likely soon to be fired weekend intern for huffingandpuffing posts an honest story about the unfortunate death of a person with an underlying medical condition. Screenshotting for posterity.