Counsel NBCU News Group


Legal & Business Affairs



The position, Counsel, NBCUniversal News Group, will provide legal support for news programming.  

  • Conduct pre-broadcast and pre-publication review of news programming and support news-gathering activities.
  • Counsel clients on issues related to intellectual property, access, defamation, privacy, FCC regulations and other areas.
  • Conduct training sessions for journalists.
  • Negotiate and draft production and related agreements.


Basic Qualifications:

•Member of New York bar.
•Minimum 5 years of experience, including substantial experience in media law and intellectual property.

Eligibility Requirements:

•Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered.
•Must be willing to work in New York, NY and occasionally on evenings and weekends.
•Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics:

•Excellent oral and written presentation and analytic skills.
•Must be able to work with numerous and varied clients, establish strong client relationships and handle multiple matters in a fast-paced environment.
•Ability to work independently, prioritize and exercise sound business judgment.


Corporate Legal

Career Level



New York


New York


United States

About Us

At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.


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