producer, deputy general counsel, WGBH
Jay Fialkov holds a JD from Boston University School of Law. He is deputy general counsel and an executive producer at WGBH. Fialkov is president of WGBH's music publishing companies: WGBH Music and Great Blue Hills Music. He is former entertainment lawyer in private practice whose clients included Phish, Maurice Starr (manager and producer of New Kids on the Block), George Thorogood, Mark Wahlberg, the estate of famed bluesman Robert Johnson, Rick Danko of the Band, Homestead Records, Rounder Records, and Rykodisc. He is founder and co-owner of the Giant/Rockville record labels, which released albums by rock group Uncle Tupelo, whose offshoots include Wilco and Son Volt.