NBC Exec Joins Talent Agency CAA

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caa.png NBC executive Olivia Metzger will be joining Creative Artists Agency in its television department this summer, the talent agency announced yesterday.

Metzger started her career at NBC as talent coordinator in the news division, moving up to manager of talent and recruitment for CNBC. She was appointed director of talent recruitment for CNBC in 2000 and two years later she was named director of talent recruitment and development for the NBC Television Stations division.

In 2005, Metzger was promoted to the position of vice president of talent recruitment and development for NBC Universal, where she also managed contract negotiations, strategy and on-air talent retention.

At CAA, Metzger will be working on the other side of the table, representing news talent, hosts and on-air personalities out of the agency’s New York office.