Board of Directors

Scarlette Whyte

Director of Staff Development and Diversity Initiatives, Viacom CBS

Scarlette hails from the Great Lakes state of Michigan and is a proud alum of Michigan State University. She holds a Master of Public Policy from George Mason University. Scarlette has spent more than a decade in television production. She was a producer and talent booker for the political talk show, Hardball with Chris Matthews. In 2016, she joined CNN as a senior producer for the award-winning show, “The Lead w/ Jake Tapper”. During her tenure at CNN, she oversaw guest bookings for daily programming as well as primetime specials. At the end of 2018,  Scarlette transitioned to CBS News where she is now the Director of Staff Development and Diversity Initiatives.

Scarlette is frequently sought after for her expertise in television news. She has guest lectured at prestigious universities throughout the United States. Scarlette resides outside of Washington D.C in northern Virginia with her husband and children.