Crystal Morales 

Turner Entertainment Networks

​Crystal Morales is Vice President, Business Affairs, for Turner Entertainment Networks (TEN), a Time Warner company.  Crystal has worked as a business affairs executive for multiple Time Warner companies and brands for nearly 12 years, first for Warner Bros. Television, then for the Cartoon Network , and most recently for the Turner Entertainment Networks’ brands, including TNT and TBS.  Crystal negotiates myriad deals on behalf of the studio for the development and production of all forms of original content, including scripted and non-scripted programming.  She also negotiates license deals for first-run content and distribution on behalf of the networks, also across genres.  Over the years Crystal has closed many profile deals, and developed relationships with Hollywood rainmakers.  Her role also requires daily management of creative, production and business clients, both internal and external to the company.  With TEN’s commitment to growing its original content business, Crystal’s senior executives look to her to execute on the daily, and to steward complex matters, as well as for strategic and tactical insights for managing and growing the studio business. 

 

Prior to working in Business Affairs, Crystal worked for the Walt Disney Company, as a program attorney for Touchstone Television and the ABC Network’s talent diversity programs.  Prior to working in Hollywood, Crystal worked as an attorney in the transactional department of Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich and Rosati, a law firm in the Silicon Valley with clients on the cutting edge of entertainment and technology.  She graduated Howard University School of Law (cum laude) and Yale College.  A Manhattan native, Crystal, her husband and their identical twin daughters now reside in Altadena, California. 


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