PALEY DIALOGUE

WME’s Rick Rosen in Conversation

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
6:15 pm to 8:00 pm
Los Angeles

Rosen, the entertainment titan whose clients include Dick Wolf (Law & Order, Chicago franchises), Alex Gansa (Homeland), and Max Mutchnick (Will & Grace), has guided the careers of some of television’s most successful talents. Since WME’s acquisition of IMG, he has also overseen the company’s broadcast and sports marketing divisions. Rosen will discuss his career and the changing business of television in a global marketplace. 

 

Rick Rosen
Head of Television, Broadcast & Sports
WME

Rick Rosen is the head of the television department at WME. A cofounder of Endeavor Agency, he played a critical role in orchestrating its merger with the William Morris Agency in 2009. In 2014, WME acquired IMG, expanding Rosen’s role to oversee the company’s broadcast, sports broadcast, marketing, and golf divisions as well.
 
Rosen’s clients include Dick Wolf (“Law & Order”, “Chicago” Franchises), Howard Gordon (“Homeland”), Alex Gansa (“Homeland”), Tim Kring (“Heroes”), Conan O’Brien, Linwood Boomer (“Malcolm in the Middle”), Max Mutchnick (“Will & Grace”), Sarah Treem (“The Affair”) and Michael Weithorn (“King of Queens”).  He also represents notable production companies, such as Hat Trick Productions (“Whose Line Is It Anyway?”, “Episodes”). Rosen oversees several international clients as well, including Keshet Broadcasting (“Homeland”, “When Heros Fly”), Hagai Levi (“Stray Weeds”, “In Treatment”) and Ari Shavit (“My Promise Land”).
 
Prior to founding Endeavor in 1995, Rosen spent four years heading the television packaging department at International Creative Management (ICM). He began his entertainment career working for Jonathan Dolgen at Columbia Pictures’ business affairs department, where he honed his skills for seven years. Rosen then segued to Orion Television, quickly ascending to the rank of Senior Vice President of Creative Affairs for the network television division.
 
Rosen currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Leadership Academy and the Alliance for Children’s Rights. He also serves on the Peabody Awards Board of Advisors and as the Chair of the Executive Committee of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. He is the former president of the Board of Directors of the Hollywood Radio & Television Society, and was inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame in 2012.

                   

Media Council Members can livestream this event at 7:00 pm PT on Tuesday, December 4.


This event is exclusive to Media Council Members and other invited guests. To find out more about Media Council Membership, contact mediacouncil@paleycenter.org