NEW YORK — Public relations firm Jason Weinberg & Associates has hired former ICM TV talent agent Michael Simon and Craig Schneider, formerly of Susan Culley & Associates.
Simon spent four years in ICM’s Beverly Hills office and two years at Planet Hollywood Inc. as a VP of publicity. Simon met Weinberg when they were both working at the New York PR firm Zarem Inc. He will work out of JWA’s New York office.
Schneider was a publicist for Susan Culley the past two years and previously worked for Michaels & Wolfe. He will work out of JWA’s Los Angeles office under VP Nancy Kane. He will be the first of several new employees on the West Coast.
JWA represents more than 75 clients, including Isabelle Adjani, Kirstie Alley, Tim Burton, David Caruso, Denis Leary, Matthew Modine, Michael Rapaport, Martin Short, Mary Steenburgen and Lili Taylor.