Vivian Schiller

Vivian Luisa Schiller (born September 13, 1961) is the former president and CEO of National Public Radio, and is currently head of news and journalism partnerships at Twitter. She was formerly senior vice president and chief digital officer for NBC News, including oversight of NBCNews.com.
Posts about Vivian Schiller
  • Public radio’s complicated digital journey

    … the division “to be the connective tissue” between NPR and its member stations. Is radio’s future really digital? The strategic tension between NPR and member stations is also evident in how each side has responded to digital as a whole. While many NPR executives, particularly former CEO Vivian Schiller and former chief content officer Kinsey…

    Ricardo Bilton/ Digiday- 10 readers -
  • Platforms court journalists, but will the romance last?

    … has growing power to cut into that traffic, as social publishers found earlier this year when Facebook tweaked its algorithm, which had dramatic effects. But platforms’ flirtation with journalists can be fickle. Facebook in 2012 hired Dan Fletcher, a former social media director at Bloomberg, as its managing editor. One of Fletcher’s areas…

    Lucia Moses/ Digidayin Social- 18 readers -
  • Twitter’s Head of News Quits (After Less Than a Year)

    … Vivian Schiller, Twitter’s inaugural news chief, has stepped down from her role at the company after less than 12 months on the job. Ms Schiller made her announcement – where else – on Twitter, and the news follows an ongoing reshuffle at the company which has led to the departure of several key personnel. “Stepping down from Twitter so new…

    Shea Bennett/ AllTwitterin Twitter- 2 readers -
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