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Agency Dealmaking for Journalists Goes Into Overdrive

The business of agents turning anchors into A-listers is being boosted by growth in social media and the rise of digital media and podcasts.

Rich Paul’s Klutch Sports Expands to Gaming as UTA Signs Twitch Streamer FaZe Swagg (Exclusive)

Kris Lamberson is the first gamer to be signed to the sports agency.

ICM Agent Christina Bazdekis Exits to Join UTA (Exclusive)

At ICM, she worked with John Turturro, 'Another Round' filmmaker Thomas Vinterberg and Liz Garbus.

Nick Axelrod to Join UTA Ventures as Vice President

The executive previously helped lead Courteney Cox's homecare brand, Homecourt.

Twitch Streamers ImperialHal, Hiko, Maximum and More Sign With UTA (Exclusive)

The agency's esports division has added 25 content creators, professional players and gaming organizations in the past six months.

Deadfellaz NFT Collection Signs With UTA (Exclusive)

Reese Witherspoon, Lionel Richie, Steve Aoki, Dillon Francis and Alexis Ohanian all hold NFTs from the collection.

Model and Creator Eric Rutherford Signs With UTA

Rutherford, a TikTok and Instagram influencer, currently hosts and produces the podcast 'Not Just Pretty Pictures.'

Gisele Bundchen Signs With UTA, Plans Cookbook (Exclusive)

Set for spring 2024, the cookbook is inspired by her personal health and wellness routine.

UTA Hires Carmen Bona as Partner, Chief Strategy and Corporate Development Officer

She joins UTA after having previously served as a managing director and partner with Boston Consulting Group.

UTA Hires Three Music Agents for L.A., Nashville Offices

Aaron Arkin and Vatana Shaw will be based at agency headquarters in L.A. while Mary Allen will work from Nashville.

Alana Schnee Tapped to Join UTA’s Ventures Division

Schnee will focus on identifying and securing new licensing deals and revenue streams for UTA.

UTA Launches Data Analytics Service for Podcast Deals (Exclusive)

The service is a joint effort between UTA's audio division, led by Oren Rosenbaum, and UTA IQ, the agency's research and analytics group led by Joe Kessler.