Beverly Chase has been promoted to Vice President of Current Programming and Development for Vice News and Vice World News, Varidity learned exclusively.
Chase was previously the executive producer of the extended version of Vice News. In her new role, Chase will continue to serve as executive producer and showrunner of “Vice” on Showtime. She will also oversee original programming, specials and long-form projects while expanding her role to “Vice News Tonight.”
“Bev’s superb visual sense and masterful mastery of story fuel much of our award-winning work at Vice News,” said Subrata De, Executive Vice President and Global Head of Programming and Development for Vice News, to whom Chase reports. “She pushes the boundaries of storytelling in news, emphasizing a cinematic and urgent viewing experience for the audience without compromising the journalistic value of the play. I’m delighted to see his role expanding to all of our programming.
Chase first joined Vice News in 2015. She worked on “Vice” at HBO, “Investigations by Vice” at Hulu, and “Vice” on Showtime during that time. Previously, she was a producer at NBC News for 15 years, where she worked on programs like “Nightly News,” “Today,” “Dateline,” “Saturday Night Live,” and as an Olympics editor. on site in Turin, Vancouver, and Beijing. She has also produced reports and specials on major events such as Hurricane Katrina and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. In addition to her work at NBC, she has worked on productions for PBS, History, A&E, Discovery, MTV and a number of feature-length documentary projects.
His work has earned him six Emmy Award nominations, nine News and Documentary Emmy wins, two Peabodys and two DuPont Awards. She also recently received a Gracie Award for Outstanding NonFiction Showrunner from the Alliance for Women in Media.