Tanya Guzmán is an accomplished and well-rounded media management professional that brings over 20 years of experience working in music, television, radio, sports and event management throughout the entertainment industry. Ms. Guzmán is currently the Vice President of Business & Legal Affairs at Viacom Media Networks and sits on her department’s leadership team. She is referred to as the guru of contract management for Viacom’s music and entertainment live music events and award shows on MTV, MTV2, VH1, LOGO and Spike. Tanya is extraordinary at managing heavy contract negotiation for super ‘A List’ celebrity and music talent, creative personnel and other crew members. Simultaneously, she works on series development for MTV reality programming, and plays a key role in lending business affairs expertise to show executives from the stages of pre-production through post production.
Tanya also has a proven track record for the ability to draw community support and involvement for public service projects both in a corporate team environment and in personal community relations. She has organized and participated in hundreds of effective social responsibility events to raise awareness in educational improvement, economic maturity, political responsiveness, health consciousness, and international relief efforts. She is commended for inspiring others through her constant career pathing student mentorship efforts and her passionate advocacy to victims of domestic violence and human trafficking.
Ms. Guzmán obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Arts graduating Cum Laude from Marymount Manhattan College. Later she graduated Magna Cum Laude from Metropolitan College of New York earning her Master of Business Administration degree in Media Management. While studying for her MBA, Tanya simultaneously received a Certificate in Athlete Management from Sports Management Worldwide. The entertainment field has long lived on her resume where she has made valuable contributions to other media companies such as Warner Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, HBO, and McGraw Hill Publishing.
SHORT CREDIT LIST OF BUSINESS AFFAIRS SERVICES FOR TOP RATED SHOWS: “Be the Change” – Inauguration of President Obama, Daddy’s Girls, DIVAS, Do Something Awards, First Lady Michelle Obama Celebrates National College Signing Day, Hip Hop Honors, Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief, Jersey Shore Reunion, Laguna Beach, LOGO Trailblazers, the Emmy Award winning show, “Made”, Movie Awards, MTV Spring Break, MTV Unplugged, Online Music Awards, Run’s House, Super Bowl XXXVIII Half-Time Special, The Hills Finale, The Osbournes, Total Request Live “TRL”, VH1’s Big in 2015 with Entertainment Weekly, and the Video Music Awards.