vschiller.jpgThe interview we did a few weeks back with NPR president and CEO Vivian Schiller is now up on mediabistro.com. This past January Schiller left her position at the NYTimes.com, where she’d led the team responsible for the Times‘ much-admired Web overhaul, to take on what she describes as her dream job at NPR.

Schiller arrives at NPR at an interesting moment — it’s no secret newspapers are struggling to stay afloat and amidst the dramatic decline in local and international newspaper reporting, NPR, along with its 860 member stations and 38 international bureaus, is well-positioned to step in and fill in the gap.

Schiller spoke at some length about NPR’s local strength, its plans to capitalize on that, and what her long term plans are for the organization.

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