Vivian Schiller

CEO, National Public Radio
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Vivian Schiller is president and CEO of NPR. A media executive and journalist with more than 20 years' experience in the industry, she moved to NPR from The New York Times Company, where she served as senior vice president and general manager of NYTimes.com. Before joining NYTimes.com, Schiller 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. Previously, Schiller served as senior vice president of CNN Productions, where she led CNN's long-form programming efforts. Documentaries and series produced under her auspices earned multiple honors, including two Peabody Awards, two Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards, and five Emmys. Schiller began her career as a simultaneous Russian interpreter in the former Soviet Union, which led her to documentary production work for Turner Broadcasting. Schiller holds a bachelor's degree from Cornell University and a master's degree from Middlebury College.

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