WME lit agent segues to head of creative affairs

Lit agent Sarah Hammer is joining River Road as the head of creative affairs.

Hammer, formerly Sarah Lemkin, segues from WME and will be charged with shepherding River Road’s projects in development and production.

“Sarah’s acumen for great material, coupled with her outstanding relationships and taste, makes her a perfect fit for River Road,” said River Road founder-CEO Bill Pohlad.

While at WME and before that Endeavor, Hammer was tasked with signing new voices, packaging films and spearheading WME’s efforts at film festivals.

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