Los Angeles and New York, June 21, 2012 – ICM Partners announced today that it has hired Ayala Cohen, the veteran executive who oversaw the talent department at Saturday Night Live. Cohen will join the agency’s talent division in its New York office on July 9th to bolster ICM Partners’ ranks in comedy representation. In her 19 years at Saturday Night Live, Cohen’s career spanned the booking of hosts, casting of the late-night series and serving as a producer on many of the acclaimed specials, as well as NBC’s 75th Anniversary Special. Cohen began her career as a page at NBC in New York before being hired as an assistant at Saturday Night Live.