Vivian Schiller

CEO Civil Foundation

Vivian Schiller

Vivian Schiller is a longtime executive at the intersection of journalism, media and technology. She currently heads the Civil Foundation, which makes philanthropic grants in support of sustainable journalism, and helps uphold the journalism ethics and standards of Civil, the global network for ethical journalism.

Prior to joining Civil, Vivian held a number of executive roles in the media industry. She 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.

Before that Vivian was Senior VP & Chief Digital Office, NBC News where she led strategy and operations for the networks’ presence on the web, mobile, devices, and social media.

Prior to NBC, Schiller served as President and CEO of NPR, leading all of NPR's worldwide media operations. 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. Earlier in her career, Schiller was the head of CNN Productions, where she led CNN's long-form programming efforts. 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.

Schiller is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations; and a Director of the Scott Trust, which owns The Guardian.

Videos

IJF 2018

Vivian Schiller will speak at the following events:

14:00 - 15:15  thursday 12 april 2018
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello
Misinformation whack-a-mole: who is doing what and what might be missing?
18:30 - 19:30  thursday 12 april 2018
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello
Who needs trust?
09:30 - 10:30  friday 13 april 2018
Teatro della Sapienza
Maybe Facebook doesn’t love us after all. So, what now?









IJF 2017

Vivian Schiller will speak at the following events:

14:00 - 15:15  saturday 8 april 2017
Sala del Dottorato
News beyond advertising



IJF 2016

Vivian Schiller will speak at the following events:

10:30 - 11:30  thursday 7 april 2016
Sala del Dottorato
Disruptive storytelling in the digital age
15:30 - 17:00  friday 8 april 2016
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello
Why funding good journalism matters






IJF 2015

Vivian Schiller will speak at the following events:

15:30 - 17:00  thursday 16 april 2015
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello
Tech vs journalism: who's in control?
10:00 - 11:30  saturday 18 april 2015
Teatro della Sapienza
What next for mainstream news brands?







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