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Joseph M. Titlebaum

Ion Media Networks
Executive Vice President/General Counsel
New York, NY, USA

Joseph Titlebaum is Executive Vice President and General Counsel for ION Media Networks, Inc. As the company's chief legal officer, Mr. Titlebaum oversees all of ION Media's corporate and business legal affairs, heads its legal team based in New York, Washington, DC and Florida, as well as supervises compliance areas regarding public and regulatory reporting activities. In addition, he is responsible for all operational legal issues, corporate transactions, negotiation and drafting of major content rights and affiliation agreements and strategic legal planning.

Prior to joining ION, Titlebaum served as the General Counsel and Secretary of XM Satellite Radio for 10 years. While at XM, he led all legal and compliance matters throughout the Company's run, from concept stage through the merger process with Sirius Satellite Radio. In his role, Titlebaum was responsible for all of XM's corporate legal matters including venture funding, the IPO and ongoing public and private financing activities, the establishment of strategic partnerships and joint ventures, as well as ongoing litigation and compliance matters.

Titlebaum also practiced with Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton for eight years, splitting his time between New York and Tokyo. He holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and received his B.A. from Columbia.


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