Warner Bros promotes senior attorney in TV unit
Company veteran Jody Zucker has been promoted to the newly created position of executive vice president for legal affairs at Warner Bros Television Group.
Zucker most recently was senior vice president and general counsel for Warner Bros Television, having been promoted to that position in 2008. He initially joined the company as vice president for legal affairs in 2000. He assumed deputy general counsel responsibilities in 2003 and was promoted to senior vice president and deputy general counsel in 2005.
In this new position, Zucker oversees legal affairs across all of the studio's television production divisions, such as Warner Bros Television, Warner Horizon Scripted Television, Warner Bros Animation, Warner Horizon Unscripted Television, Telepictures and Shed Media. He will also continue to work with the legal teams in the Warner Bros’ domestic and international television distribution units.
Zucker reports to John Rogovin, executive vice president and general counsel for Warner Bros.
Before joining the company, Zucker spent three years as vice president for legal affairs at Paramount Network Television. Earlier in his career he spent four years at Capital Cities/ABC as general attorney for litigation and employment and spent two years at the company as senior counsel for business and legal affairs.
‘Throughout his almost two decades with the studio, Jody has made a number of important contributions to Warner Bros Television's industry leading success,’ Rogovin says in a statement. ‘As every part of our business continues to evolve, thoughtful, visionary leaders like Jody are more valuable than ever. I’m glad we’ll be able to tap more broadly into his experience and expertise across the entire Television Group in this expanded role.’