Lisa Lindstrom Delaney

Executive Vice President and General Counsel Lisa Lindstrom Delaney is executive vice president and general counsel at WETA, where she is responsible for all legal matters generated by the organization’s operations as a local broadcaster and a producer of national programming for the PBS system. This includes issues posed by new technologies for program delivery and acquisition of the assets of NewsHour Productions LLC, including PBS NewsHour. Delaney also oversees local programming and production; learning media initiatives; and human resources, including labor relations. 

Delaney joined WETA in 1993 as associate general counsel and has served as general counsel since 2001. She reports to President and Chief Executive Officer Sharon Percy Rockefeller. Prior to Delaney’s time at WETA, she was a litigator at the law firms King & Spalding and Howrey & Simon. 

Delaney holds a JD, magna cum laude, from Boston College, and a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from Smith College. She is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia and Virginia.