Assistants make move to full-fledged reps
Creative Artists Agency has promoted Elena DeCoste, Brian Lee and Carrie Phillips to agents.
DeCoste is a 1999 Harvard grad and a former editor for the Let’s Go travel guide. She began her entertainment career in CAA’s mailroom, moved to the Television Dept. and has been promoted to agent in the Talent Dept.
Lee was most recently the motion picture talent departmental assistant. After graduating from Pepperdine U., Lee worked as a page at CBS Television City before becoming an assistant to talent agent Suzanna Camejo at Suzanna Camejo and Associates.
Phillips graduated from New York U. in 1997. She worked at the Mitch Schneider Organization music publicity firm before joining CAA’s training program. Most recently an assistant in the Music Dept., Phillips now will book clients for clubs, colleges and festivals in the Southeast.