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ICM ups six to partner level, including Catzel and Grant

U.S.- and UK-based talent agency ICM Partners has elevated six agents to partners, effective immediately, from across several departments within the company. New non-scripted ICM Partners include Courtny Catzel (pictured, right) and ...
January 27, 2020

U.S.- and UK-based talent agency ICM Partners has elevated six agents to partners, effective immediately, from across several departments within the company.

New non-scripted ICM Partners include Courtny Catzel (pictured, right) and Shade Grant (left); additional promotions include Di Glazer (theater), Andrea Johnson (concerts), Craig Shapiro (talent) and Howie Tanenbaum (TV).

Catzel, who joined the agency in 2012, was elevated to co-head of New York non-scripted programming in 2018. She represents premium non-fiction and documentary creators, as well as unscripted, news and sports talent.

Her roster includes Bungalow Media + Entertainment (Lifetime’s Surviving Jeffrey Epstein); Large Eyes (Quibi’s Skrrt with Offset); Invent TV (Bravo’s Real Housewives of Salt Lake City); Nigel Lythgoe Productions (Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance); Spring Films (Oscar & Emmy nominated The Look of Silence); Story Syndicate (HBO’s I’ll Be Gone in the Dark); and filmmaker Rudy Valdez (HBO’s Emmy winning The Sentence).

She also works with multi-hyphenates Karamo Brown (Netflix’s Queer Eye), Gretchen Carlson, Soledad O’Brien, Meredith Vieira, Ali Wentworth, and ESPN’s Peter Rosenberg and Jay Williams. Catzel represents HuffPost and Politico, as well as a robust list of showrunners. She also aids in spearheading HER ICM, ICM Partners’ female initiative.

Grant, meanwhile, is the co-head of New York non-scripted programming alongside fellow newly minted partner Catzel.

 

Working with both domestic and international production companies and producers, her clients include Bandicoot (ITV’s The Masked Singer); Big Coat Media (HGTV’s Love It or List It); Bodega Pictures (TLC’s sMotherd); Bungalow Media + Entertainment (Lifetime’s Surviving Jeffrey Epstein); Invent TV (Bravo’s Real Housewives of Salt Lake City); Lion Television (Bravo’s Cash Cab); Original Productions (Discovery’s Deadliest Catch); Spring Films (Oscar and Emmy nominated The Look of Silence); Park Slope (Discovery’s Alaskan Bush People); Story Syndicate (HBO’s I’ll Be Gone In The Dark) and Znak & Co. (FOX’s Ultimate Tag).

Grant also works with Brown and O’Brien, host and EP of Hearst’s nationally syndicated talk show Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien, along with filmmakers such as Rudy Valdez (The Sentence).

“All six of these outstanding agents has earned their way into our partnership by sustained excellence, creativity and effectiveness in the representation of our clients. They all have extensive examples of building and advancing our clients careers through their great taste, intuitive-strategic-vision, a dedication to teamwork and the passion it takes to win for our client’s day in and day out,” ICM Partners said in a statement.”

About The Author
Jillian Morgan is a staff writer at realscreen with a background in journalism and digital marketing. She joined the publication in 2019 after serving as the assistant editor to trade publications HPAC and On-Site. With a bachelor of journalism from the University of King's College in Halifax, she also works as a freelance writer and fact-checker.

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