A proven deal strategist and negotiator, Erika Munro Kennerly is a Business Affairs executive at truTV, a Turner Broadcasting System cable television network. She is currently the Vice President of Business Affairs.
After beginning her legal career as a civil litigation associate at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, LLP and then as an entertainment/IP litigation associate at Pryor Cashman Sherman and Flynn, LLP, Mrs. Kennerly was hired by music mogul Russell Simmons to be the Director of Business Affairs for his internet start-up- RS1W, Inc.
Mrs. Kennerly was later appointed as BET.com’s Assistant General Counsel with duties extending to both 360HipHop.com and BET.com. She was later hired by Bertelsmann Music Group, as a legal consultant for Arista Records. Thereafter, Mrs. Kennerly was appointed to the role of Senior Counsel, VH1 Business and Legal Affairs where she served as a television development and production attorney for VH1.
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