LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) United Talent Agency announced former ABC News and Mic executive Marc Paskin has been added as an agent in its News and Broadcast division.
Based out of UTA’s New York office, Paskin will focus on building opportunities for clients at the intersection of digital and traditional media, while identifying creative avenues for the next generation of journalists.
“As is all of media, the news business is evolving rapidly and being disrupted by new platforms and services,” UTA Partner and Head of News and Broadcast Peter Goldberg said. “We are thrilled to add Marc and his entrepreneurial skill set and spirit, as we continue to create opportunities for the most innovative and groundbreaking professionals in the news business.”
Paskin added: “I am thrilled to be joining UTA’s market-leading News & Broadcast team. The company has such an innovative approach to representation, especially when it comes to their incredible roster of clients in the news space. During this transformational time in the media landscape, they are championing the networks and personalities of today, while simultaneously shaping where the industry is going tomorrow, to ensure long-term success. That is what brings me to UTA – the opportunity to work with the top talent in front of and behind the camera, when this field is as energized, inspired and critical as ever.”
Paskin most recently worked as a senior executive at Mic where he oversaw talent development and business affairs while leading the media business development and video production efforts. During his time there, the publication was awarded an Edward R. Murrow Award, a Webby Award, three Telly Awards and an ASME award. In addition to overseeing talent and business affairs efforts, he produced interviews with public figures such as Hillary Clinton, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Beto O’Rourke, and Kim Kardashian-West