CHICAGO (CelebrityAccess) – Paradigm has today (Sept. 26) announced agent Pam Klier has joined the agency’s Comedy Touring department. Klier is based in the Chicago office and reports to William Rodriguez, Paradigm’s Comedy Touring department head.
Klier is originally from the South Side of Chicago and previously worked as an agent at CAA and as an executive producer of the Just For Laughs comedy festival. She earned her BA in Theatre at Columbia College Chicago and toured with Second City while also serving as Creative Director for Second City Communications. For the past six years, Klier has served as an adjunct professor in the Arts, Entertainment and Media Management Department at Columbia College Chicago, teaching courses in Comedy Club Management and Self Management & Freelancing.
“Pam is an expert in the comedy business, and we’re proud to have her join our team,” said Rodriguez. “She shares our dedication to artist-centric, career-focused representation, helping clients grow their business and creative ambitions with passion and integrity.”
“I’ve known William Rodriguez for many years and couldn’t be happier to join him and the Paradigm team,” added Klier. “Paradigm’s reputation is top notch, and I’m thrilled at the opportunity to help grow the Comedy Touring division.”
Paradigm’s Comedy Touring department currently represents comedians including Damon Wayans, Piff the Magic Dragon, Chad Prather, Daniel El Travieso, Shawn Wayans, Yamaneika Saunders, Benji Brown, and Bob Newhart.