VP, Strategy & Development, Los Angeles Times
Clint Schaff is currently the Vice President of Strategy and Development at the Los Angeles Times. He is responsible for the development and programming of various audio, video and experiential projects. Successful projects include the immensely popular Dirty John podcast and BravoTV series, and he has several forthcoming releases including the Man In the Window, Larger Than Life and Room 20 podcasts, and original video programming. Before the expansion of his roles and responsibilities into programming, he led an array of strategic initiatives including L.A. Times Studios development, founding of Newstory storytelling festival, and vertical-specific product and idea generation.
Prior to Los Angeles Times, Clint was U.S. General Manager directing all domestic operations, creative and account activities for Vision7 integrated advertising teams in Los Angeles and New York. Before that, Clint served as a Vice President for digital at two leading global agencies, Edelman and Golin. Over the course of his career, he has earned praise and awards for his work with high-profile brands and organizations including Procter & Gamble, Activision, Nintendo, Nestle, POM Wonderful, FIJI Water, Wonderful Pistachios, the Clinton-Gore White House, David Bowie, and the New York Yankees,.
Clint has a BA in Communications & Political Science from the University of Minnesota and a MA from the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communications and Journalism. After earning his graduate degree from USC, he returned to USC Annenberg for 10 years to teach as an adjunct instructor.
Clint lives in Pacifica, CA with his wife Jessica, and enjoys rapping karaoke, attending live sporting events and concerts, and beach walks with his puppy Mia.