Iris Jun

Asian American Women Corporate Counsel in Television

Iris Jun is Counsel in the Legal & Business Affairs’ Content Team at A+E Networks. She drafts  and negotiates development, production, acquisition, and other content-related agreements for both commissioned and licensed programs relating to unscripted/nonfiction programs, documentary specials, and indie films. She collaborates with internal programming executives to effectively negotiate the structure and deal terms of each programming project to meet both their goals and the company policies in a constantly changing media landscape. In 2018, Iris was nominated and accepted into the Women In Cable Telecommunications’ Rising Leaders Program, which she completed that year. Iris joined A+E Networks in 2013 as a member of the Rights Management team, where she analyzed agreements to determine the rights and restrictions of A+E’s programs and advised various internal business groups of the respective rights pertinent to their business needs. Iris also serves as a member of A+E Networks’ Multicultural Insights Team, a multicultural business resource group.

Iris received her B.S. in Advertising with a minor in Spanish from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She received her J.D. from DePaul University College of Law. Outside of work, Iris has been a volunteer wish granter with the Make-A-Wish Foundation since 2008. She also serves on the board of the Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York (KALAGNY).