LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) — United Talent Agency announced the hire of agent Jackie Knobbe for its Comedy Touring division. She will be based in Florida and work remotely UTA said.
Making the jump to UTA with Knobbe is her roster of clients, which includes Tiffany Haddish, Lewis Black, Jeanne Robertson and Leslie Jones.
“Jackie and I began our careers together as agents and I’m looking forward to working with her again at UTA. She is one of the most experienced agents in the business, and we are thrilled to welcome her to our growing team,” said Nick Nuciforo, UTA’s Head of Comedy Touring.
“I was drawn to working at UTA because their comedy touring business is second to none. There are valuable opportunities that exist for my clients across the agency and I look forward to joining such a collaborative team,” Knobbe added.
Knobbe comes to her new role after nearly 2 decades at APA, where she served as Partner and Co-Head of the agency’s comedy touring division.
Prior to her tenure at APA, Knobbe was a Comedy Touring Agent at Irvin Arthur Associates.