Patricia Shevlin has been executive producer, CBS EVENING NEWS Weekend Editions, since January 2000. She oversees the CBS EVENING NEWS on Saturday and the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH RUSS MITCHELL on Sunday.
Shevlin was a senior producer for the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH DAN RATHER (1995-2000). In that position, she oversaw both the foreign and medical beats. Shevlin was a producer for that broadcast (1992-95) after a year as senior producer for "CBS This Morning" (1991-92). Prior to that, she had been a producer on the CBS EVENING NEWS (1989-91).
Shevlin joined the CBS MORNING NEWS in 1982 and held a variety of positions there, including broadcast producer. Previously, she was an associate producer for several CBS News broadcasts, including "In the News," an award-winning weekly program for children (1975-82). She joined CBS News in 1973.
Shevlin has received eight Emmy Awards, all for her work on the CBS EVENING NEWS, including coverage of the crash of TWA Flight 800 and of Pan Am Flight 103, as well as starvation in North Korea, Amerasians returning to Vietnam and the funeral of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, among others. She has also received two RTNDA/Edward R. Murrow Awards and two Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi Awards, the latter for coverage of the Beslan school siege and the return of Elian Gonzalez to Cuba.
Shevlin, a native of Cleveland, was graduated from Wellesley College with a degree in art history. She and her husband live in New York with their two children.