LOS ANGELES (April 24, 2012) – Creative Artists Agency announced today a series of promotions to agent or executive, including Jon Cassir, Marissa Edler, Ryan Fitzjohn, Charlie Jennings, Meredith Jones, Bobby Kenner, Franklin Latt, Alex Mebed, Tess O’Sullivan, Chelsea Reed, Elan Ruspoli, Angie Sun, Jin Wang, and Luna Xu.
Cassir joined CAA in 2007 following his graduation from George Washington University. He was most recently the Motion Pictures Books/Rights Coordinator and is now an Agent for the department.
A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, Edler joined CAA Sports in 2009. She has been promoted to an Executive in the Baseball Department, where she previously served as Coordinator for the department.
Fitzjohn joined CAA in 2007 in the London office as an Assistant in the Music Department. He most recently worked as Music Coordinator and was promoted to Agent in that department.
Jennings, who joined the agency in 2007, was most recently the Motion Pictures Department Coordinator. He has been promoted to Motion Pictures Agent.
Jones joined CAA in 2007 as an assistant in the Music Department in the agency’s Nashville office. She is now an Agent in that department, focusing on college market bookings for CAA’s music and comedy clients.
Kenner joined the agency in 2006 following his graduation from Davidson College. He most recently worked as the Television Alternative Coordinator, before being promoted to Agent in that department.
After graduating from UC Santa Cruz and studying documentary filmmaking and Portuguese in Brazil, Latt joined CAA in 2008. Latt worked for CAA partner and managing director Kevin Huvane before being promoted to Motion Pictures Agent.
Following a successful career in finance, Mebed made a career shift into entertainment in 2007. He began his career at CAA in the agency’s Lifestyle/Licensing department, before moving over to the Motion Pictures department. He has been promoted to Motion Pictures Agent.
Based in the agency’s London office, O’Sullivan began her career at CAA Sports in 2009. She most recently worked as a Sports Coordinator before being promoted to Agent.
A graduate of Vanderbilt University, Reed joined CAA in 2007. She was the coordinator for the Television Literary Scripted department. She was promoted to Agent for the same department.
A graduate of the University of Southern California, Ruspoli began his career at CAA in 2007 as an assistant in the Television Talent Department. He then transitioned to the Motion Pictures department in 2008, where he now serves as an Agent.
Sun, who joined the agency in 2010, most recently was a Coordinator for CAA Marketing, where she now serves as an Executive.
Based in CAA’s Beijing office, Wang was promoted to Executive, where she will handle publicity on behalf of the agency’s China-based clients. She has been with the company since 2009.
Xu graduated from Beijing Renmin University and joined CAA in 2011. She was promoted to Motion Picture Agent in CAA’s Beijing office.
CAA Mints A Dozen New Agents In Series Of Promotions
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