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Counsel NBCU News Group


New York, NY
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Counsel NBCU News Group

Jobid 23768-376247

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 35163BR

**Job Title** Counsel NBCU News Group

**Business Segment** Staff

**Sub-Business** Corporate Legal

**Posting Category** Legal & Business Affairs

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** New York

**City** New York



The position, Counsel, NBCUniversal News Group, will provide legal support for NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC and the NBC Owned Stations Division.


+ 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 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.

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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