Jose Sariego New Telemundo Legal Affairs SVP

Telemundo Media today named Jose Sariego senior vice president, business and legal affairs.  Sariego will be based in Miami and report to Emilio Romano, president, Telemundo Media.

In this role, Sariego will be responsible for serving as main counsel and strategic business partner to the leadership team, managing all business, legal and music affairs, including the negotiation of unscripted and scripted programming development and production deals.

Other responsibilities include negotiating and executing program acquisitions, talent agreements, integration deals and content licensing agreements, as well as developing and supervising all programming deal structures and documentation.

Sariego joins Telemundo from HBO Latin America Group, where he was SVP, business and legal affairs, as well as chief legal and compliance officer, and secretary to the board of directors. Prior to HBO, he was SVP, general counsel of MasTec Inc. Earlier in his career, Sariego worked as a journalist at the Miami Herald. He holds a J.D. from the University of Michigan and a B.S. in journalism and Latin American studies from the University of Florida.

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