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Dominic Curran Named Executive VP Of Lagardère Plus

After spending 16 years at Synergy Sponsorship and another five at Engine, both of which are London-based, Dominic Curran is heading to New York to become the Executive Vice President for Lagardère Plus. Curran’s presence will have an immediate impact, as he targets client management, along with an urge in promoting the agency’s growth on […]

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WME Leads The Way In Signing Broadcasting Clients

Over the course of the last year, WME has emerged as the top agency for sports broadcasting clients. Former NFL players Dwight Freeney, Ryan Clark and Marcus Spears are among a few of WME’s most recent talent added to their NFL broadcasting client roster. On the sports broadcasting side of the representation industry, specifically at […]

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Maverick Carter: From Humble Beginnings To Hollywood Influencer

Maverick Carter is a kid from Akron who “knows what he knows”. Now that may seem like downplaying his success but for Carter, it acts as a reminder to remain humble. In a Wall Street Journal tracking piece by Alex Bhattacharji, we get a glimpse into the day-to-day hustle for one of the sports & […]

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Matthew Kingsley Moves 3 Kings Entertainment Office To L.A.

Matthew Kingsley, CEO/Founder of on-air talent agency, 3 Kings Entertainment, has announced that he’s packing up the agency’s bags in D.C. and shipping them out to Hollywood. The decision comes on the tails of Kingsley’s wife, Jan Jeffcoat, ending a five-year broadcasting role at WUSA-TV in D.C. The duo and the agency will opt out […]

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Lagardère Plus, Rooftop2 Productions Partners With Maxim For New Maxim Experiences

According to a press release from Lagardère Sports and Entertainment, the France-based agency will delegate a new project to its sister company, Lagardère Plus. Rooftop2 Productions, a branch off Lagadère Plus’ tree, is also scheduled to crash the party in order to lend a helping hand. Together, the duo is teaming up with Maxim, which […]

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Jalen Rose Becomes First Sports Media Personality To Sign With Roc Nation Sports

Former NBA star and current ABC/ESPN NBA analyst Jalen Rose has signed with Roc Nation Sports for his branding and marketing endeavors, the agency announced. The Detroit-native burst onto the basketball scene as a member of the University of Michigan’s “Fab Five” that reached the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship in both the 1992 and 1993 […]

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Interview With Sports & Entertainment Attorney: Jaia Thomas

Jaia Thomas is a Los Angeles, CA based sports and entertainment attorney. Ms. Thomas is a graduate of Colgate University and The George Washington University Law School. She also holds a Certificate in Television, Film and New Media Production from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Ms. Thomas is an instructor […]

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Los Angeles Entertainment Summit

What: Los Angeles Entertainment Summit Where: The Loews Hollywood Hotel (Hollywood & Highland, 1755 Highland Ave.Los Angeles, CA 90028) When: July 17 – 19, 2017 The Summit is the premiere forum for the major motion picture studios, video game publishers, retailers, distributors, and other ancillary companies and service providers in the industry to discuss the impact, benefits and […]

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The Team Behind Hollywood’s Highest Paid Actor – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has made quite the name for himself in Hollywood, after having a successful career in the ring. He was named Hollywood’s highest paid actor of 2016 by Forbes, earning $64.5 million. According to an article in for Newsweek by Tufayel Ahmed, The Rock’s career has been so meticulously managed that his success […]

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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 […]