Urban One, Inc. has engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for Director or Vice President, Legal and Business Affairs to be located in its Silver Spring, MD NY, NY, or Atlanta, GA offices. Urban One, Inc is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact Urban One, Inc directly.
Overview: The Director/Vice President of Legal and Business Affairs is the lead attorney for the TV One and CLEO TV networks and is responsible for serving both a transactional and advisory function, partnering across broad, cross–functional groups for the networks with a primary focus on production and programming. This role reports directly to the Senior Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs and will be an integral member of a highly collaborative Legal and Business Affairs team supporting business and legal affairs across all Urban One, Inc., content initiatives. .
Company: Founded in 1980 by Cathy Hughes (Chairperson), Urban One, Inc., (NASDAQ: UONE, formerly known as Radio One, Inc.) together with its subsidiaries, is the largest African-American owned multi-media company that primarily targets African-American and urban consumers in the United States. Starting with radio broadcasting, the Company, under the leadership of the founder's son, Alfred C. Liggins, (President & CEO), has diversified its revenue streams by making acquisitions and investments in other complementary media properties, including television and digital media.
Location: Silver Spring, Maryland, but will also consider location in New York, New York or Atlanta, Georgia.
Relocation: Candidates local to the above-named cities are strongly preferred.
Experience: At least five (5) years of relevant legal experience at a network, studio, production company, or entertainment law firm.
About Urban One, Inc.
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