Vivian Schiller will join Twitter during early January in a newly created position, head of news, leaving NBC News after two-and-a-half years of leading the network's digital division.
The industry vet used—what else?—Twitter to reveal her new employer in a joint, social-media announcement this afternoon.
— Vivian Schiller (@VivianSchiller) October 24, 2013
We're thrilled to announce @VivianSchiller is joining the team as Twitter's new Head of News Partnerships. She starts in January!
— Twitter for News (@TwitterForNews) October 24, 2013
Neither party was available to comment at press time.