As Vice President of Administration, Mr. Cohen serves as RFE/RL's chief legal officer and oversees RFE/RL's human resources and security departments. He has served as an executive at a number of leading media companies, most recently as Senior Director, Human Resources - News and Programming at National Public Radio (NPR), and as Associate General Counsel, Media for Cox Enterprises, Inc. Between 1994 and 2005, Mr. Cohen worked at Tribune Company, serving as Vice President, Human Resources and Legal Affairs for the Baltimore Sun Company, as Operations Editor and Senior Counsel at Chicago Tribune Company, and as Senior Counsel / Publishing and Interactive at Tribune Company. Before joining Tribune Company, Cohen was a Litigation Partner for Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal, and Litigation Associate at Reuben & Proctor/Isham, Lincoln & Beale. Mr. Cohen has taught at the Emory University Journalism Program, the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and at the Merill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland. He is a graduate of Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University and the Northwestern University School of Law, and is a board member of the MLRC Institute in New York and the Communications Law Forum of the American Bar Association.