Twitter News Chief Vivian Schiller Steps Down

Vivian Schiller, head of Twitter news and journalism partnerships, announced Wednesday via her Twitter account that she was stepping down.

Her tweets indicate that new Twitter VP of global media, Katie Jacobs Stanton, will absorb her responsibilities.

Schiller joined Twitter in January 2014 after serving as chief digital officer for NBC News since July 2011. She was previously president and CEO of NPR before her resignation in March 2011, and prior to that was senior VP and GM of The New York Times Co.’s NYTimes.com.

 

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