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CAA promotes 21 trainees to agent or executive

Creative Artists Agency has promoted 21 trainees to agent or executive across television and touring, as well as in motion pictures, books, brand consulting and sports

By Anna Grace on 11 Mar 2019

CAA promotions, agent or executive

CAA headquarters in Los Angeles

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Creative Artists Agency has announced today that it has promoted 21 trainees to agent or executive positions within the agency’s television and touring divisions, as well as in its motion pictures talent, books, brand consulting, sports and speakers departments.

Five trainees have become agents in CAA’s touring division, which in 2018 represented nearly 40% of the top 100 music and comedy tours in North America.

Akin Aliu and Lizzie Holdforth have been promoted to agents in music touring. Olivia Farrell and Guy Howes are now agents in the music brand partnerships department, and Ethan Kurtzman has been promoted to agent in comedy touring.

New agents in CAA’s television division are Barry Buren, Carly Fromm, Nikki Goldfarb, Ilana Goren, Jacob Schiff and Jiah Shin, with Goren, Schiff and Shin serving in scripted television, and Buren in television talent. Fromm and Goldfarb are in the alternative television department.

CAA’s touring division represented nearly 40% of the top 100 music and comedy tours in North America in 2018

Layne Murrow and Harrison Waterstreet are now agents in CAA’s motion pictures talent department, while Natan Bogin has been elevated to agent in the company’s media finance department, specialising in the packaging, financing and distribution of content across a variety of formats.

Berni Barta has been promoted to agent in CAA’s books department, focusing on book-to-film, television and publishing activities.

In terms of executive positions, Maddi Mobley has been promoted to executive in CAA brand consulting and Alexandra Wakefield has become an executive in CAA Sports’ golf consulting group.

Elsewhere in CAA Sports, Sam Rose has been promoted to agent in the basketball department and Cavan Walsh is now an agent in the coaches department.

Kip Ludwig and Scott Zanghellini are now agents in CAA’s speakers and commercial endorsements departments respectively.

The agency announced the promotions at its annual company retreat.


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