Top Obama adviser signs with Hollywood talent agency: report

Top Obama adviser signs with Hollywood talent agency: report

Valerie Jarrett, one of former President Obama's top advisers, signed with Creative Artists Agency (CAA), a premier Hollywood talent agency, Politico Playbook reported. 

CAA will represent Jarrett for post-Obama administration speaking engagements.

Jarrett served as a senior adviser to Obama throughout his eight years in the White House, heading the Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs offices.

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Jarrett also served on Obama's transition team after he won the 2008 election.

The Playbook report notes that the agency, which typically represents Hollywood stars and athletes, has begun a move into politics. For example, former Sen. Barbara BoxerBarbara Levy BoxerHillicon Valley: Ocasio-Cortez clashes with former Dem senator over gig worker bill | Software engineer indicted over Capital One breach | Lawmakers push Amazon to remove unsafe products Ocasio-Cortez blasts former Dem senator for helping Lyft fight gig worker bill Only four Dem senators have endorsed 2020 candidates MORE (D-Calif.), who recently departed from Congress after more than 30 years, signed with CAA earlier this month.