Meet The Team
Yvette M. Miley
Vice President and Executive Editor, MSNBC
Yvette M. Miley is the Vice President and Executive Editor of msnbc where she is responsible for daytime programming, weekend programming, breaking news and coverage of special events. Ms. Miley is also the Executive Editor of thegrio.com – a website targeting African-Americans.
Ms. Miley, who has worked for NBC Universal for 20 years, is known for her passionate and dynamic leadership. She joined NBC 6/WTVJ in October 1991 as a producer and held various positions in the newsroom prior to working her way up to assistant news director. In July of 2001, Ms. Miley was named Vice President and News Director of the then-owned NBC station, WVTM-NBC 13 in Birmingham Alabama. Under her leadership, the station’s newscasts saw a dramatic ratings turn around, including going from third to first in the late news category. Ms. Miley returned to NBC 6/WTVJ on June 14, 2004 after being named Vice President and News Director of the Miami/Fort Lauderdale based NBC owned and operated television station. She joined msnbc in June of 2009.
Ms. Miley is a native of Riviera Beach, Florida and a graduate of the University of Florida. She was named a Distinguished Graduate of Telecommunications at UF in 1997.
Ms. Miley’s awards include two Emmy Awards for coverage of the Andrew Cunanan/Gianni Versace story and the Downtown Miami Tornado. She also won the Dupont Award and a Peabody Award for coverage of Hurricane Andrew in 1992 and four regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, one in 2007 and three in 2003, four Associated Press Awards in 2004, and an additional Edward R. Murrow Award in 2004. In September 2007, the Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce named Ms. Miley their 2007 Corporate Executive of the Year.