Eve Burton

    SVP and General Counsel of The Hearst Corporation Director since 2013

    Ms. Eve Burton has served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of The Hearst Corporation, a diversified media company, since March 2012. She joined The Hearst Corporation in 2002 as Vice President and General Counsel. She also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Constitutional Law and Journalism at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Prior to that Ms. Burton was Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of CNN from 2000 to 2001 and Vice President at the New York Daily News from 1995 to 2000. Ms. Burton practiced law at Weil, Gotshal & Manges from 1992 to 1995 and was a law clerk for the Honorable Leonard B. Sand in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Ms. Burton serves on the board of directors of The Hearst Corporation and Gryphon Technologies L.C.

    Ms. Burton brings to the Board legal and business experience as a general counsel engaged in a broad range of publishing, broadcasting, cable networking and diversified communications activities. She brings insights into operational issues facing content companies in transition as well as an expertise in the area of media law, the First Amendment and government relations.

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