Condoleeza Rice takes CBS News gig

Jan. 20, 2013 at 7:52 PM

NEW YORK, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice joined CBS News Sunday as a contributor, network executives announced.

Jeff Fager, CBS News chairman and "60 Minutes" executive producer, and David Rhodes, CBS News president, said in a release Rice will use her experience to provide insight and explore issues facing the United States domestically and abroad.

Rice, who served as secretary of state during President George W. Bush's second term and as his national security adviser during his first term, is a professor at Stanford University and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution in California.

She also is a founding partner of RiceHadleyGates LLC.

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