Yvette Miley Named Executive Editor of MSNBC

By Chris Ariens Comment

Longtime NBC staffer Yvette Miley is making the move to MSNBC. Miley has been named executive editor of the cable channel, reporting to VP and managing editor Shannon High.

Miley comes to 30 Rock from NBC’s Miami station WTVJ where she is VP of News. She’s been with NBC for 19 years.

Press release after the jump…


NEW YORK – April 15, 2009 – Yvette Miley has been named Executive Editor, MSNBC. As Executive Editor, Miley will assist the Managing Editor in overseeing the editorial content of MSNBC Dayside. Miley will report to Shannon High, Vice President and Managing Editor.

Miley is a 19-year veteran of NBC Universal and is currently the Vice President of News at WTVJ in Miami. While at WTVJ, she has overseen all local and national news coverage, including coverage of Hurricane Andrew, Hurricane Wilma, the foreclosure crisis and politics-across all platforms. Prior to her tenure in Miami, Miley was Vice President and News Director at WVTM in Birmingham, Ala. Miley has been the recipient over 10 Emmy, Murrow, Dupont and Peabody Awards. In 2007, she was named “Corporate Executive Of The Year” by the Miami Dade Chamber Of Commerce. She is a graduate of the University of Florida.