Legal Analyst

New York, NY

Responsibilities

 

  • Structure, negotiate and draft a variety of content acquisition agreements including, production, co-production and acquisition/license agreements, on-air talent and performer agreements, agreements for services, venue agreements, option purchase agreements, information technology agreements, software license agreements and other strategic partnership deals for the network.
  • Counsel internal clients on a variety of legal issues including, contractual interpretation, intellectual property, rights of privacy, publicity, unions, on-air promotion, and music licensing and clearance.
  • Review proposed on-air content and advise regarding matters of defamation, privacy and related claims, and rights and clearance issues.
  • Assist in managing TV One’s litigation portfolio, as well as managing outside counsel in litigation and other matters.
  • Provide targeted legal support via content distribution agreements for the distribution of TV One’s network via cable, satellite, VOD, and alternate media.
  • Effectively represent TV One with third parties including, outside counsel, strategic partners, and vendors.
  • Foster and manage relationships with TV One internal departments including, Programming, Content Distribution and Marketing, Marketing, Operations, Public Relations, Research and Talent.
  • Prepare status reports and other organizational tools as requested.

 

Requirements

 

  • Graduated from an accredited law school and a member of the California, New York, Maryland or DC bars.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of prior legal experience with a cable channel or network.
  • A minimum of 7 years of television industry experience preferred.
  • Creative in negotiating and drafting clear and concise agreements.
  • High degree of confidentiality.
  • Mature judgment in devising and implementing legal solutions to advance business goals.
  • Legal right to work in the United States.

 

 

 

 

 

Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 1/20/2021
Salary $40.00/hr






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