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.


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.