John Schiumo
John Schiumo

Veteran New York City journalist and news anchor John Schiumo has joined public affairs powerhouse Global Strategy Group, where he’s been named vice president.

Schiumo joins the independent public affairs shop from CBS News, where he served as a national correspondent since October 2017. For more than two decades he was stationed at New York’s 24/7 local cable news channel, NY1 News, where he hosted more than 3,600 live broadcasts.

Schiumo hosted NY1’s popular hour-long live nightly newscast “The Call,” which he created in 2005. That program, which allowed viewers to voice their concerns about the top city news stories of the day, was cancelled last year amid a major restructuring of the channel by parent company Charter Communications, which acquired NY1 parent Time Warner Cable in 2016.

Schiumo, who’s also currently an adjunct professor of journalism at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York, previously served as an NY1 morning breaking news anchor as well as a Staten Island reporter.

He'll be based in GSG’s New York headquarters.