Media Liability

As the public’s appetite for content increases, so do the exposures for all types media outlets. Furthermore, expanding and diversified communications technology will drive the need for sophisticated media liability products. Our experience and expertise – which are needed to analyze and assess these risks and develop innovative solutions – are the foundation of our media liability coverage.



Coverage

To meet media clients’ varying needs, we offer product solutions for a wide range of media outlets such as advertising agencies, publishers, broadcasters, film and radio producers, multimedia companies and authors.

Specifically, our capabilities include tailored coverages:

Advertiser Advantage Policy

Advertising Agency Liability Policy

Media Advantage Policy

Media Liability Application

Media Liability Claim Information Supplement

Media Liability Renewal Application and Supplements

Music Professional Liability Application

Music Professional Liability Policy

Network Security and Privacy Supplement

Newspaper Advantage Policy

Excess Follow Form Policy

Producer and Entertainment Advantage Insurance Application

Producer and Entertainment Advantage Insurance Application

Producer and Entertainment Advantage Insurance Application

Producer and Entertainment Advantage Policy

 

  • Coverage is written on an occurrence basis
  • Option for defense costs within the limit of liability or outside the limit of liability.
  • Worldwide occurrence coverage capabilities
  • Coverage available on admitted paper in all states except Louisiana
  • $15 million available capacity
  • Primary and follow-form excess capabilities

 In addition, we offer a range of options to complement your base coverage:

  • Broad form errors or omissions with no exclusion for bodily injury or property damage arising from the content of matter in scheduled media
  • Professional services liability coverage
  • Network security and privacy
  • Reporter’s shield
  • Technology services liability coverage
  • First amendment defense coverage
  • Subpoena defense costs reimbursement coverage

Appetite

We are a market for small- to medium-size business with revenue up to $750 million. Eligible risks include newspaper and magazine publishers, book publishers, radio, TV and cable broadcasters, advertising agencies, advertisers, web-based media including content providers, radio, film and TV producers, authors, multimedia companies, commercial printers and public appearances.


phoneContact Us:

Sandi McIntosh
Assistant Vice President
Phone: 913.945.3018
smcintosh@onebeacon.com

To Report a Claim:

mediaclaims@onebeacon.com
Fax: 913.384.4822

Mail/Courier:
OneBeacon
6800 College Boulevard, Suite 350
Overland Park, KS 66211
Attention: New Media Claims 

If you have questions, please contact:

Emily Caron, Esq.
VP Media Liability Claims
Tel: 913.945.3017
ECaron@onebeacon.com

Resources

In such a specialized field, it takes a certain level of expertise to effectively assess risk and develop coverage to match. One of our greatest resources is our experienced team of dedicated media underwriters. We don’t rely on a blanket, one-size-fits-all approach. Every case comes with its own unique set of circumstances, requiring a deep understanding of how each of them – either individually or in concert with one another - can affect the type of coverage that’s required. Additionally, we have a specialized, experienced team of claims handlers responsible for our media business.