Lagardère Sports Announces Acquisition Of Rooftop2 Productions

Lagardère Sports continues to make moves in the sports business industry as they announced the acquisition of Rooftop2 Productions, a marketing and production agency. Under the acquisition, Rooftop2 Productions will continue to operate under their current name. Founded in New York City in 2012, Rooftop2 Productions is an experiential agency that has build its reputation by…

BESLA Mid Year Conference: The New Rules Of The Game Succeeding In The Entertainment And Sports Industries

What: Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association Mid Year Conference When: Monday, April 4, 2016; Doors open at 8:15am, Program begins at 9:00am, Program ends at 5:30pm. Where: Fordham University The School of Law Conference Highlights Luncheon Panelists: DeMaurice F. Smith, Executive Director, National Football League Players Association; Michelle Roberts, Executive Director, National Basketball Players Association…

Lonnie Cooper Forms Holdings Company

Per a press release, Atlanta business leader Lonnie Cooper has formed Cooper Holdings, Inc., a privately-owned holdings company comprised of five key companies; CSE, a marketing agency focused on sports marketing and sponsorships; CSE Talent, an industry-leading sports and broadcast talent representation agency; CSE Digital, a digital agency providing clients innovative technology solutions; Justice Network, a 24/7 multicast network delivering entertainment programming with a…

Showtime Developing King Liz, A Dramedy About A Female Sports Agent

According to Deadline.com, Showtime is developing a half-hour dramedy called King Liz, which is based on the play of the same name by Latina playwright Fernanda Coppel. Coppel will also write the TV adaptation. King Liz follows the life of Liz, an aggressive female sports agent, and her relationship with her assistant. Liz has spent more than 20 years…

Moves Media Ventures To Enter OTT Network Space As Moves.tv

According to a press release by the company, Moves Media Ventures CEO and Publisher Jay Levy announced on July 29 that Moves magazine is transitioning to Moves.tv as it enters the “over-the-top content” (OTT) network space. Moves was “the premier print publication for and about professional athletes” for the past decade and became well known for its…

How CC Carnie Built A Career In Both The Sports And Entertainment Industries

Those who read our site regularly know how difficult it is to break in to the sports business industry. If you’re a woman, multiply that difficulty by 100. One woman, CC Carnie, has been able to defy those odds and build a career in both sports and music. While attending Plymouth State University, part of…