Paradigm Hires Comedy Touring Agent Pam Klier
Paradigm has announced the hiring of Pam Klier as an agent in the company’s comedy touring department. Klier is based in the Chicago office and will report to Paradigm's comedy touring department head William Rodriguez.
"Pam is an expert in the comedy business, and we're proud to have her join our team," said Rodriguez in a release. "She shares our dedication to artist-centric, career-focused representation, helping clients grow their business and creative ambitions with passion and integrity."
Klier has worked for six years an adjunct professor in the arts, entertainment and media management department at Columbia College Chicago, teaching courses in comedy club management and self management & freelancing. She was previously an agent at CAA and executive producer of the Just For Laughs comedy festival.
"I've known William Rodriguez for many years and couldn't be happier to join him and the Paradigm team," said Klier in a release. "Paradigm's reputation is top notch, and I'm thrilled at the opportunity to help grow the Comedy Touring division."
Originally from the South Side of Chicago, Klier earned her BA in theatre at Columbia College Chicago and toured with Second City while also serving as creative director for Second City Communications.
Paradigm's comedy touring department represents comedians including Damon Wayans, Piff the Magic Dragon, Chad Prather, Daniel El Travieso, Shawn Wayans, Yamaneika Saunders, Benji Brown and Bob Newhart.