About 

  • David Vigilante is senior vice president, legal for CNN and senior vice president and associate general counsel for Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, Inc.). Vigilante is based in Atlanta and reports to executive vice president and general counsel of TBS, Inc., Louise Sams.

    Vigilante's responsibilities include serving as chief editorial counsel for CNN's worldwide operations as well as oversight of legal issues involving program acquisition, technology and business transactions. He is also responsible for oversight of all litigation affecting TBS, Inc. or its subsidiaries, worldwide which, in addition to CNN, includes brands such as TNT, TBS, truTV, Cartoon Network and Turner's international networks.

    David occasionally contributes to CNN, and in 2013 he was awarded a national Edward R. Murrow Award for writing.