As vice president, legal and business affairs at Fuse/MSG Media, Elisabeth Avnet Morse provides legal representation and business counsel for all aspects of Fuse’s operations.
Morse works closely with the network’s general manager and senior executives, advising on strategic planning and legal issues, in addition to drafting, reviewing and negotiating a variety of agreements for Fuse. She advises on programming and production matters, acquisitions and licensing, talent and employment agreements, marketing initiatives, digital rights matters, music performance rights and syndication and licensing of Fuse’s original content.
Prior to Fuse, Elisabeth Morse served as senior counsel, business and legal affairs at Oxygen Media, where she oversaw legal issues relating to the network’s marketing and distribution of content and brand to traditional and alternative media platforms. Morse has also held associate and senior counsel positions at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and NBC Universal, and served as deputy news editor at People Magazine and senior editor at Speak Magazine.
Ms. Morse has a Juris Doctorate from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University.