Roy Cho

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Roy Cho

SVP, Business Development & Partner Management

AMC Networks


As a Senior Vice President in Business Development and Partner Management for AMC Networks and its popular and award-winning cable television networks AMC, BBC AMERICA, IFC, SundanceTV, BBC WORLD NEWS and WE tv, Roy negotiates carriage agreements, oversees marketing partnerships and campaigns and manages ongoing relationships with traditional affiliates, virtual MVPDs, new entrants and digital platforms in the U.S. and manages ongoing relationships and renewals with Canadian affiliates for AMC.


Roy also negotiates deals for premium upgrade and niche SVOD services including AMC+ platforms and pursues partnership and business development opportunities in the tech and media sectors.


Prior to joining AMC Networks Cho worked as a corporate M&A and private equity attorney in the New York offices of Kirkland & Ellis LLP and Winston & Strawn LLP.  While on leave of absence from Kirkland & Ellis, Cho won the Democratic primary and earned the nomination for U.S. Congress in New Jersey’s 5th Congressional District with 90.4% of the vote.  During his campaign, he raised $1.3 million, earned the newspaper endorsements of New Jersey’s largest newspapers and received 43% of the vote in the general election. 

Cho earned his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center where he was the Editor in Chief of the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal. While studying at Georgetown Law as an evening student, he served as Correspondence Director to U.S. Senator Byron L. Dorgan.  Prior to law school, he worked as an Aide to the Governor of New Jersey and as Special Assistant to the Deputy Executive Director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.  Cho earned his undergraduate degree in political science from Brown University, where he graduated with honors.


Cho currently serves on the Community Advisory Board of NJTV.

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