Industry Moves: Vivian Schiller New SVP & GM,; Jason Rapp Promoted To VP & Assoc. GM

Vivian Schiller, who led the Times’ foray into cable TV with Discovery Times, is moving to as SVP and GM reporting to Martin Nisenholtz, SVP-digital operations, NYTCO. Schiller has substantial experience in television and multi-platform programming — she started her career at CNN and has numerous major broadcast awards — but no background in print. Consider this a sign that the Times is completely serious about pushing the multimedia envelope of Jason Rapp, who has been VP-strategy and operations at since 2006, becomes VP-online development and associate GM. Press release.

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