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A media executive and journalist with 25 years of experience in the industry, Schiller joined NPR in January 2009. She leads all of NPR's worldwide media operations, including the organization's partnerships with a network of more than 900 public radio stations, and their service to the nearly 30 million people who listen to NPR programming. Prior to joining NPR, she served at The New York Times as senior vice president and general manager of NYTimes.com. She also served as senior vice president of CNN Productions. Schiller began her career as a simultaneous Russian interpreter in the former Soviet Union, which led her to documentary production work for Turner Broadcasting.
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NBC News executive Vivian Schiller has formally accepted a new job as Twitter’s head of news partnerships. AllThingsD reported two weeks ago that Schiller would take the job, which is supposed to provide Twitter with a liaison to journalists and news organizations. Schiller said she’ll continue to live in Washington, D.C., with her family, and will be commuting frequently to Twitter’s San Francisco headquarters.
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