Former NPR CEO Vivian Schiller has landed a new job. Schiller, who in March resigned from her position after a damaging video of NPR executives hit the Web, has accepted a role as Chief Digital Officer for NBC News. Reporting to NBC News President Steve Capus, Schiller will lead the digital strategy for both NBC News and MSNBC and oversee the network’s digital extensions on the web and in mobile, as well as providing direction to the newsgroup’s properties like EducationNation.com and theGrio.com
Prior to joining NPR, Schiller served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of NYTimes.com and spent four years as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Discovery Times Channel, a joint venture of The New York Times and Discovery Communications. Prior to that, she ran CNN Productions, where she led CNN’s long-form programming efforts. Schiller will begin her new gig in mid-July.
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