In her new role, Blankrot, who most recently served as vice president of entertainment business and legal affairs for NBCU’s TV and streaming arm, has increased oversight of business and legal affairs for NBCUniversal’s syndication studios. This includes Stamford (Conn.) Media Center’s first-run programming, E! News and co-productions for distribution on both internal and external platforms.
As SVP of the department, she will report to Inge Van Herle, the head of entertainment business and legal affairs for NBCUniversal Television and Streaming.
Over the past year, Blankrot’s purview at NBCU has also expanded to include unscripted projects across the company’s entertainment portfolio, which includes NBC, Bravo, E!, Oxygen, Syfy, USA Network, Universal Kids and Peacock. In this capacity, she will continue to work with