New York – NBC News has hired former NPR CEO Vivian Schiller as its new chief digital officer.

Schiller will lead digital strategy for both NBC News and MSNBC.

Her responsibilities will include “strategic oversight of the network’s digital extensions on the web and in mobile, interaction with the Joint Venture that oversees the digital network, as well as providing direction to the network’s new emerging properties such as and”

Prior to her tenure as president and CEO at NPR, Schiller was a senior vice president and general manager of, and before that helped launch the Discovery Times Channel.


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