WME|IMG Speakers Welcomes Award-Winning Filmmaker Andrew Jenks

Award-winning filmmaker and television producer, Andrew Jenks, is now an exclusive WME|IMG Speakers client. The New York Times remarked that Jenks’ work, “shines a light on a population that many of us would just as soon forget.” At age 19, Andrew moved into an assisted living facility in order to capture the true essence of this [...]

By | May 19, 2016|Andrew Jenks, Andrew Jenks Keynote Speaker|Comments Off on WME|IMG Speakers Welcomes Award-Winning Filmmaker Andrew Jenks

Kyle Petty’s Charity Ride Crosses the Finish Line

NASCAR legend and WME|IMG Speakers client Kyle Petty recently concluded the Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America, a 2,264-mile motorcycle trek from California to Mississippi.  One of the most successful charity events in the country, this annual ride brings together celebrities, sponsors, motorcycle enthusiasts, fans and local communities to raise funds and awareness for Victory Junction, a [...]

By | May 11, 2016|Kyle Petty|Comments Off on Kyle Petty’s Charity Ride Crosses the Finish Line

WME|IMG Clients on Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People List

Congratulations to the many WME|IMG  clients who were included on Time Magazine's list of the 100 Most Influential People. Among those recognized were Lin Manuel-Miranda, the writer-composer and star of the blockbuster Broadway hit Hamilton, Hope Jahren, scientist and NY Times bestselling author of Lab Girl, UFC Champion Ronda Rousey and actors Idris Elba and Priyanka Chopra. Also included were [...]

By | April 25, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on WME|IMG Clients on Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People List

Broadway’s Hamilton Wins the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Writer-composer-star Lin-Manuel Miranda and his smash-hit musical Hamilton have been a cultural phenomenon for more than a year now. With the runaway success of the show, few were surprised that this groundbreaking musical was awarded the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for Drama. In a statement, Miranda said: “To be the 9th musical to ever win the [...]

By | April 19, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Broadway’s Hamilton Wins the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Casey Neistat Named Youtuber of the Year

Congratulations to WME|IMG Speakers client Casey Neistat for being named Youtuber of the Year at the 8th Annual Shorty Awards! This internet innovator has been paving the way for web-based filmmakers since creating one of the first viral videos, “iPod’s Dirty Secret,” in 2003. While the subject matter and style of Neistat’s renegade videos may [...]

By | April 14, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Casey Neistat Named Youtuber of the Year

Best Dressed Athletes In Sports on SI’s Fashionable 50 List

Watch out fashion world, these WME IMG Speakers clients have wowed fans both on AND off the field! Sports Illustrated’ s “Fashionable 50” List is filled with the world’s most stylish athletes. Michael Strahan, Lindsey Vonn, Andre Iguodala and Cam Newton are included in the list. Special shout-outs to WNBA star Swin Cash for her slam [...]

By | April 14, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Best Dressed Athletes In Sports on SI’s Fashionable 50 List

WME|IMG Authors April Update

WME|IMG Speakers is proud to represent some of today’s most prominent authors.  Many of our clients are consistently at the top of The New York Times Bestseller List. For the last 12 weeks, When Breath Becomes Air, by the late Dr. Paul Kalanithi, has held the #1 spot. To read more about our client, Dr. [...]

By | April 14, 2016|Lin-Manuel Miranda|Comments Off on WME|IMG Authors April Update

Roberts, Spencer, and Strahan Crack THR’s Most Powerful in Media List

WME|IMG Speakers clients Robin Roberts, Lara Spencer, and Michael Strahan were honored this week by being named to The Hollywood Reporter’s list of the “35 Most Powerful People in New York Media 2016.” Roberts and Spencer earn this distinction for their fabulous work on the ABC powerhouse Good Morning America, where the two continue to provide must [...]

By | April 8, 2016|Michael Strahan, Robin Roberts, Robin Roberts agent, Robin Roberts keynote speaker|Comments Off on Roberts, Spencer, and Strahan Crack THR’s Most Powerful in Media List

Lin-Manuel Miranda Continues His Cultural Takeover

What happens when a pretend president and the actual President of the United States get together to freestyle rap about government? A viral video of course! Lin-Manuel Miranda furthered his complete cultural takeover this week by collaborating with President Obama in the White House Rose Garden. After performing several hits from Hamilton with the rest [...]

By | March 17, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lin-Manuel Miranda Continues His Cultural Takeover

Ashley Judd appointed as United Nations Ambassador

WME|IMG Speakers client, acclaimed actor & activist  Ashley Judd was recently appointed as the United Nations Population Fund’s (UNFPA’s) newest Goodwill Ambassador. A prestigious honor, Judd will be tasked with the crucial role of raising awareness for women and girls’ health and rights across the globe. Judd has been strongly committed to social justice issues [...]

By | March 17, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ashley Judd appointed as United Nations Ambassador