Washington most recently served as the station’s assistant news director.
She was on assignment alone when the incident happened.
“CBS This Morning” and “CBS Evening News” lack Latino talent, National Hispanic Media Coalition says.
Digital series will “keep viewers up to speed on Black Twitter’s buzziest conversations.”
The news and information network is scheduled to launch in November.
Hall left NBC News in February 2017.
The broadcaster said the tweet was “supposed to be a joke.”
“WJZ was forced to let me go. I am saddened and shocked by this decision,” Mary Bubala said.
News of the cuts comes after CNN’s parent company was acquired by AT&T.
Network’s news chief announced the “start of a new era for CBS News.”