Mark Claassen is returning to WME as a music agent in its Nashville office, working primarily the Christian Music team. He brings music artists including Switchfoot, Thousand Foot Krutch and Lincoln Brewster. Claassen has worked in a variety of roles including agent, A&R executive, radio promoter and studio manager during his 20-year career, which included a nine-year stint at WME ending in 2009. Claassen then launched Elite Talent Agency, a music and speakers booking agency.
Shelsea Jacobs has joined CAA‘s Motion Picture Talent department. She had been a talent agent at APA since 2013. Before that, Jacobs was at Paradigm.