Corporate Transactional Attorney

Sinclair Broadcast Group
Cockeysville, MD
Sep 13, 2021
Sep 15, 2021
Full Time
Sinclair Broadcast Group is seeking an experienced Corporate Transactional Attorney to join our team! We are looking for someone with a general corporate background, as well as Network Relations and Content Distribution. Job Responsibilities Drafting, analyzing and negotiating carriage and distribution agreements for the company's networks and channels to MVPDs, vMVPDs and other distributers Provide counsel on legal issues related to distribution relationships, including MFN analysis and compliance Work on license agreements for basic programming services, broadcast networks and local broadcast stations Provide legal support and advice regarding distribution, as well as, participate in additional legal department initiatives Maintain a clear understanding of various rights issues related to the dissemination of content over multiple distribution platforms, including both traditional and emerging media distribution platforms Work independently and manage deals with minimal supervision while adhering to Company policies Qualifications Minimum of 4 years' experience working as an attorney at a television network, MVPD or law firm focusing on distribution and carriage agreements Exposure to and an understanding of matters relating to television and motion picture content distribution Experience drafting complex content distribution agreements for both linear and on-demand platforms is preferred but not required Ability to work independently or under limited supervision Self-motivated, with outstanding interpersonal skills, and ability to communicate complex concepts and issues effectively with colleagues, counterparts and management at all levels Law degree from an accredited law school Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace! About Us Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team! About the Team The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let's talk. *LI-SP1

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