Rick Rosen is the head of the television department at WME. A founding member of the Endeavor Agency, he played a critical role in orchestrating its 2009 merger with the William Morris Agency. In 2014, WME acquired IMG, expanding Rosen’s role to oversee the company’s broadcast, sports broadcast, marketing, and golf divisions as well.
Rosen’s clients include Dick Wolf (“Law & Order”, “Chicago” Franchises), Howard Gordon (“Homeland,” “24”), Alex Gansa (“Homeland”), Tim Kring (“Heroes”), Conan O’Brien, Linwood Boomer (“Malcolm in the Middle”), Hagai Levi (“In Treatment”), Max Mutchnick (“Will & Grace”), Sarah Treem (“The Affair”), and Michael Weithorn (“King of Queens”). He also represents notable production companies, such as Keshet Broadcasting (“Homeland,” “When Eagles Fly”, “Summer 2014”), and Hat Trick Productions (“Whose Line Is It Anyway?” “Episodes”).
Prior to founding Endeavor in 1995, Rosen spent four years heading the television packaging department at International Creative Management (ICM). He began his entertainment career working for Jonathan Dolgen at Columbia Pictures’ business affairs department, where he honed his skills for seven years. Rosen then segued to Orion Television, quickly ascending to the rank of Senior Vice President of Creative Affairs for the network television division.
Rosen serves on the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Leadership Academy and is Co-Chair of the Board of the Alliance for Children’s Rights. He also serves on the Peabody Awards Board of Advisors and is the Chairman of the Hall of Fame Committee of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. He is the former president of the Board of Directors of the Hollywood Radio & Television Society, and was inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame in 2012.