Skip to main content

Tag: CAA

CAA Television Co-Head Discusses Changing Media Environment at Northwestern

By Jacob NelsonBefore Jeff “Jake” Jacobs began working at Creative Artists Agency — where he’s been for nearly 30 years and now serves as the company’s Television Co-Head — he spent a few months on a bus with John Madden.As he recently explained at an MSLCE Speaker Series event, after getting his undergraduate degree from

CAA Television Co-Head to Speak at Northwestern

By Jacob NelsonJeff “Jake” Jacobs has been an agent with Creative Artists Agency for nearly 30 years. Though the entertainment industry has changed considerably during that period, his responsibilities have remained largely the same.“You’re in the pursuit of representing talented storytellers,” Jacobs explained during a recent interviews. “When you’re an agent you want to be

MSLCE Students Learn the Importance of Networking on LA Trek

By Sarah Bergeson Over the course of five days in Los Angeles, my fellow MSLCE students and I had several amazing opportunities to learn about various media industries by speaking to professionals from film/television, music, and talent agencies. We began our trip by meeting with several Northwestern alumni, led by Marvel Animation Manager Diana Theobald and