AUSTIN – Yahoo! News has become increasingly focused on live video, with events and programming, explains Hillary Frey, Editor in Chief of Yahoo! News, in this interview with Beet.TV at SXSW.

We spoke with her after she participated in a panel moderated by Anna Robertson, head of Yahoo! Studios.

Frey joined Yahoo! in 2011 from Adweek where she was managing editor.

Update: has just announced it has hired Frey as editorial director.