Miranda Hafford

Miranda Hafford

Miranda Hafford

Director, Global Rights A+E Networks

Miranda is a Director in the Global Rights department at A+E Networks, overseeing the Rights-In team and processes.  In her role, she manages the ingest process of legal deliverables for commissioned and acquired programs into the rights management systems which allows for safe travel, accurate avails, and re-use of programming. She also provides risk assessments and ongoing education for complex agreements ranging from the distribution level to third party elements. Lastly, she collaborates with various client groups and technology partners to improve efficiencies and solutions surrounding rights management workflows and systems.

Prior to joining A+E in 2019, Miranda was the Director of Global Rights handling the Global Coca-Cola account at McCann NY.  In this role, she was responsible for driving all aspects of the Coca-Cola Global Rights Management business including strategy, customer management, and business development, as well as managing a team of business managers and financial coordinators.  The team negotiated usage rights, analyzed and imported all contracts and production deliverables, coordinated asset delivery, and facilitated payment for Coca-Cola’s advertising materials. Earlier in her career, Miranda was an artist manager at a boutique music management company where she handled day-to-day operations for their clients including drafting and reviewing recording, appearance, and touring contracts and deal memos.

Miranda has her BA in Mass Communication & Political Science with a History minor from the University of Delaware, where she was also the Program Director and produced two shows at STN49 (Student Television Network).  Outside of work, Miranda enjoys distance running and binge-watching documentaries.