Media Counsel – American Media Inc.

American Media Inc.
November 28, 2018
New York, New York
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American Media, Inc., one of America’s most recognizable national celebrity news organizations is seeking an experienced media counsel. We offer a fast paced and entrepreneurial environment where legal expertise has a critical role in the Company’s success.
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


  • 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

Application Info:

When responding to the job posting, please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Kenn Slivkin (

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