Lotus Circle Advisor
Strategic Media Consultant
Missie Rennie Taylor served on The Asia Foundation’s board of trustees from 1999 to 2015, and was appointed Trustee Emerita in June 2015. She was elected as Vice Chair of the board in 2008. She is currently a strategic media consultant and is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She has spent 30 years in television news, for the most part at CBS as the executive producer of CBS News Sunday Morning and CBS Weekend News. She has covered many major news stories, including political conventions, elections, the first Gulf War, international presidential trips, and anniversaries of D-Day and V-E Day. She has been awarded eight Emmys and the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award. In addition to CBS, Ms. Rennie has worked with ABC News and Public Television. Following CBS, she became the vice-president of ThirdAge Media, an Internet company that was partly owned by CBS Inc. Ms. Rennie was also the recipient of a Luce Fellowship and worked as a television correspondent in the Philippines. Other boards that Ms. Rennie serves on include Vassar College, Teachers College, USTA Foundation, Common Good, Global Cities, and the First National Bank of Long Island. She is the co-chair of Vassar College’s Capital Campaign and is also an Overseer of the International Rescue Committee and a Selector for the Luce Scholarship Program.