CBS Business Affairs EVPs Allison Brightman and Jeeun Kim Expand Roles Into News, Sports and Media

CBS CEO George Cheeks introduced on Tuesday that Allison Brightman and Jeeun Kim, who currently co-guide Business Affairs for CBS Entertainment and Studios, are expanding their duties to oversee News and Stations, Sporting activities, and CBS Media Ventures.

Cheeks laid out their new roles in a memo to staff members, creating. “As executive vice presidents and co-heads of Small business Affairs for CBS, they will present leadership, strategy, assistance and assist to all our outstanding B.A. teams. Very similar to our centralized structure for Communications, Marketing and Finance, the divisional B.A. teams will report straight to Allison and Jeeun, though continuing to get the job done closely with their respective divisional leaders. Allison and Jeeun have finished a fantastic position leading B.A. at the two CBS Entertainment and CBS Studios in excess of the past 12 months and a fifty percent.”

Brightman will do the job mostly with the Studios and Media Ventures groups when Jeeun will focus on Entertainment, Information and Stations, and Athletics.

“A strong Business enterprise Affairs operation is a critical driver of our success in a speedily evolving media world, and I feel this unified structure is a gain for all CBS groups. Each individual division can gain from the combined expertise and skill sets across all our small business strategists and negotiators, regardless of the form of written content, talent and platforms they deal with. Please join me in congratulating Jeeun and Allison on their newly expanded roles and thanking them for their substantial contributions to CBS!” he wrote.

Brightman was named govt vice president of CBS Television Studios in January 2020 and later co-head of Small business Affairs for Studios and Entertainment with Kim in October 2020. She very first joined CBS in 2006 as vice president of Business Affairs and was promoted to senior vice president in 2012, including CBS All Accessibility to her portfolio in 2017. Prior to becoming a member of CBS, she was senior lawful counsel at HBO considering the fact that 1998.

Kim, who started her job as a attorney at  Latham & Watkins in Los Angeles and Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker in New York, was director of Business Affairs (Original Series) for Netflix until eventually October 2020, in which she led a workforce of negotiators handling growth, creation and license deals for scripted development tasks and collection. Prior to that, she held various senior roles at many divisions at NBCUniversal, including NBC Network, United states of america, Syfy, Universal Cable Productions and Common Television.