Kurtz has been with CAA since 2009. She’s the longtime rep for Paul Feig, Miles Millar and Al Gough, Charles Eglee and Jeremy Podeswa, among other hyphenates.
At Principato-Young, Kurtz will help expand the company’s roster of TV-focused lit clients and help shepherd its growing TV production activities. The company’s expanding roster of TV shows includes as ABC’s “Black-ish,” Netflix’s “Wet Hot American Summer” and “Flaked” and Comedy Central’s “Key & Peele.”
Principato-Young at present has about 19 managers spread among Los Angeles, New York and Chicago.
Before CAA, Kurtz spent nearly 14 years at WMA. She was previously a development exec at ABC.
Kurtz’s departure comes amid an end-of-year shuffle among CAA’s middle ranks. A number of established agents have departed the agency in recent weeks, including Sean Grumman, who moved to WME; Kim Hodgert and Kami Putnam-Heist, who segued to Anonymous Content; and Spencer Baumgarten, who shifted to ICM Partners.