Media Counsel, NYC

Large Media Company
New York City, New York (US)
Nov 21, 2018
News & Journalism
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

Media Counsel

(New York, NY)

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepublication review of magazine and online content including stories, posts, photos, audio, and video
  • Advice on libel, privacy, newsgathering, copyright, and other intellectual property rights
  • Investigate and respond to complaints and queries
  • Conduct legal seminars for staff
  • Drafting relevant licenses and other agreements
  • General legal advice to editors and publisher, as well as to writers, fact-checkers, and advertisement department

Required experience:

  • Minimum four years’ experience in media law, as a litigator and/or conducting prepublication for a national newspaper, magazine, network, website, book publisher, and/or in a firm's media group
  • Experience in libel, newsgathering, privacy, reporter's privilege, and First Amendment matters
  • Experience drafting media-related agreements, including licenses
  • Knowledge of copyright, trademark, and intellectual property rights, including digital rights

Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements when responding to this job post.