Media Executive, Advisor
TOPIC Fake News. How did we get there and what should we do?
Vivian Schiller is a longtime executive at the intersection of journalism, media and technology. She currently serves as an advisor to publishers and brands. Most recently, Schiller was the Global Chair of News at Twitter. In this role, she led the company's strategy for news and partnership with journalism organizations and the news publishing ecosystem. Just prior to joining Twitter, Schiller served as Senior VP & Chief Digital Officer for NBC News. Prior to NBC, Schiller served as President and CEO of NPR. She was Senior Vice President and General Manager of NYTimes.com and Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Discovery Times Channel, a joint venture of The New York Times and Discovery Communications. Documentaries and series produced under her auspices earned multiple honors, including three Peabody Awards, four Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Awards, and dozens of Emmys.