NBC Universal Counsel NBCU News Group in New York, New York

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 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.

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