2019 Speakers

Rick Rosen

Head of TV, WME

Rick Rosen2018-10-08T18:26:10+00:00

Project Description

Rick Rosen is a board member and head of the television department at WME. He was a founding member of the Endeavor Agency and was instrumental in shaping its June 2009 merger with the William Morris Agency.

Rosen represents such notable television production companies as DreamWorks (“United States of Tara”), Chernin Entertainment (“Terra Nova”), Magical Elves (“Top Chef”), Alloy Entertainment (“Gossip Girl”) and Hat Trick Productions (“Whose Line Is It Anyway?” “Outnumbered”). His clients include hosts Conan O’Brien and Larry King; show creators David E. Kelley (“The Practice,” “Ally McBeal”), Tim Kring (“Heroes”), John Masius (“Hawthorne,” “Providence”) and Linwood Boomer (“Malcolm in the Middle”); executive producers Stephen Levinson (“Boardwalk Empire,” “In Treatment”), Howard Gordon (“24”), Jamie Tarses (“Hawthorne”) and Gavin Palone (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”); director David Nutter (“The Pacific,” “Entourage”); and writers Andy Schneider and Diane Frolov (“The Sopranos”). Rosen also represents international clients such as Keshet Broadcasting (“POWs,” “Homeland”) and Hagai Levi (“In Treatment”).

Prior to founding Endeavor in 1995, Rosen served as head of the television packaging department at International Creative Management. Rosen began his career in the entertainment industry working at Columbia Pictures before segueing to Orion Television, where he quickly ascended to the rank of senior vice president of creative affairs for the network television division.

Rosen currently serves on the Strategic Planning Committee of the Association of Talent Agents, the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Leadership Academy, Board of Directors of the Tower Cancer Research Foundation and is on the Board of Governors of the Paley Center for Media. He is the past president of the Board of Directors of the Hollywood Radio and Television Society

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