Abrams Artist Agencya talented company that represents a ton of top Youtube stars, is foraying into podcasting with an in-house studio, allowing its customers to record their audio series under its own auspices.
The state-of-the-art facility will be accessible to “dozens” of Abrams customers with podcasts, according to the company, and will also serve as a video production hub for use by customers and brand partners. The space will be equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, will be soundproofed, will accommodate up to four people and will also have a private elevator for VIP guests. Abrams’ current clients with podcasts include a football star Andre Eastdesigner jimmy direstaand reality TV star Brandi Glanville.
The studio will be supervised by Amanda Marzolf, who serves as a senior agent in Abrams’ alternative programming, digital media, licensing and branding division. Sales manager Katina Kontarakis oversee brand relations and the development of new business for the property. Abrams already operates an in-house podcast team to help facilitate distribution partnerships, as well as a sales team that helps sell sponsorships.
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“We invested in building this facility because we view it as a growing part of the business, and we want to ensure that our customers have all the best resources and tools to achieve the best possible success,” said the President and COO of Abrams. Brian Cho said in a statement.
Abrams isn’t the only talent agency to dabble in podcasting. last June, UTA in partnership with an audio company Cadence13 to launch an audio network called Hiking which works exclusively with the best YouTubes such as Rhet & Link, Nathalie Alzateand Josh Peck.