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Elsa Majimbo Signs With IMG Models, WME (Exclusive)

Instagram star, comic, author, chess champion and model Elsa Majimbo has signed with IMG Models and WME. IMG Models will look to build Majimbo’s portfolio of work through global editorial coverage and fashion, beauty and lifestyle endorsements. And WME said it will amplify her voice, which in part comes through the megaphone of around 2.5 […]

Jordan Firstman Signs With WME, IMG Models (Exclusive)

Writer, director and actor Jordan Firstman has signed with IMG Models and WME, having come to the Hollywood talent agency from rival ICM. WME will build Firstman’s business across film, TV and all ancillary revenue streams, while IMG Models will focus on his work in fashion, whether through strategic editorial opportunities or nabbing global fashion, […]

Naomi Osaka Exits IMG to Launch Athlete Management Banner With Longtime Agent

Naomi Osaka and her longtime agent, Stuart Duguid of IMG, have partnered to launch an independent management company called Evolve, a firm they say is designed to match the changing landscape of sports to help athletes “chart new paths, enter new spaces, and build business of their own.” Evolve is described as “a multifaceted agency […]

Dany Garcia, Lindsey Vonn, Robin Roberts Join IMG Academy’s Women In Sports Committee

Endeavor’s IMG Academy has created a Women in Sports Committee to improve accessibility and participation of young women in sports. The IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida has named as inaugural members for the initiaqtive Dwayne Johnson’s Seven Bucks co-founder Dany Garcia, retired pro skier Lindsey Vonn and ABC’s Good Morning America co-anchor Robin Roberts. The […]

IMG Taps Sky Sports Veteran Barney Francis to Lead Global Production

IMG has hired former Sky Sports managing director Barney Francis to serve as executive vp and head of global production, overseeing production of events including EUFA, FIFA and EFL soccer games, the Ryder Cup, and U.S. Open tennis, among others. Owned by Endeavor, IMG works with sports leagues and federations, as well as TV networks […]

Endeavor Unveils Fellowships for 17 Positions Companywide

Endeavor has welcomed its first class of Impact Fellows to add to the pipeline of future industry executives and creators. In all, 17 Fellows have been hired for a two-year, full-time program across WME, 160/90 and IMG, and have received a relocation stipend as they begin work in Los Angeles, Nashville and New York. The […]

Despite Delta Variant Concerns, Endeavor Raises Guidance For Year

In its second quarterly earnings report since going public in April, Endeavor reported revenue of $1.1 billion, just missing Wall Street expectations for revenue. Endeavor CEO Jason Lublin said that three shows from Endeavor Content were pushed into Q3, and were responsible for some $90 million in revenue. And while the company turned a modest […]

Supermodel Joan Smalls on Racial Injustice in Fashion Industry: “There Has to Be Movement”

Supermodel Joan Smalls has been bringing attention to long-standing racial injustice in the fashion industry with her voice and through action. Smalls was the first Afro-Latina woman to be the face of Estee Lauder and while the model and activist has been forging her own career, walking in Paris Fashion Week shows from Givenchy, Valentino, […]

TikToker William White Signs With IMG Models, WME (Exclusive)

Canadian male model William White, who goes by @Whiteyy18 on TikTok, has signed with IMG Models and WME. White rocketed to fame after lip-syncing famous ’80s tunes on TikTok, where he quickly gained a following of self-described “cougars,” or middle-aged women who swooned over the 21-year-old from Niagara Falls, Ontario. Besides becoming cougar bait, White’s […]

Endeavor Swings to Slim Profit Thanks to UFC in First Earnings Report Since IPO

In its first quarterly earnings report since going public in April, Endeavor posted net income of $2.4 million, a significant improvement from the same quarter a year ago, when the company posted a net loss of more than $51 million. The pandemic continues to batter many of its businesses, although a strong performance from the […]

Tom Brady Taps Licensing Giant IMG to Grow Wellness Brand TB12

Licensing giant IMG has been tapped by Super Bowl champion Tom Brady and business partner Alex Guerrero to extend the global reach of TB12, the global health and wellness company.

Endeavor President Says Hollywood Firm “Not Done Collecting” Assets

Both Moody's and S&P Global Ratings have downgraded Endeavor's credit as the firm looks to sell a 'Fortnite' stake and implements cost-cutting measures.