Posting Job Description
Duties: What part will you play?The WarnerMedia Entertainment Legal Department is seeking a Senior Vice President & Chief Counsel, Original Programming that will support TNT, TBS, truTV and the new WarnerMedia streaming service. This position will manage a team of highly skilled attorneys, paralegals and support staff, reporting to the EVP, General Counsel of WarnerMedia Entertainment. The position will be based in Burbank, California.
Qualifications: What will you be doing?This position will be responsible for managing and overseeing the group of attorneys that provides legal support to linear networks and to the streaming service. This will include partnering with the creative and business teams to advise on all legal issues surrounding the development and production of a wide variety of original programming, including scripted and unscripted series, documentaries, features and animated programming. The SVP will oversee the team drafting and negotiating various types of agreements related to production and development, including talent, production and rights acquisition agreements, and advise on intellectual property and other rights and clearance issues. In addition, this SVP will be charged with carrying out the team’s mission, objectives and priorities in alignment with business unit and company goals; collaborate with other teams within WarnerMedia Entertainment and the larger WarnerMedia enterprise; manage resources; and provide strategic legal and business advice to internal and external stakeholders.Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.