Mo Abudu announces deal with US-based Creative Artists Agency

Mo Abudu

Media mogul and philanthropist, Mo Abudu, has announced a deal with US-based Creative Art Agency (CAA), the largest talent and sports agency in the world.

The 54-year-old media practitioner disclosed this via Instagram on Thursday.

“I am pleased to announce that Creative Artists Agency (CAA) based in Los Angeles now represent EbonyLife Media and I,” she started.

Talking about her dreams, she added: “Its such an honour to have CAA represent me. It has always been my dream to create a media company with global relevance. Tell our stories around the world. Celebrate and showcase the best of us! A partnership with CAA, truly gives me the opportunity to do this.”

CCA has a long list of clients that includes Lady Gaga, J.J Abrams, Martin Scorsese, Will Smith and David Oyelowo among others,

Mo Abudu received her gold membership director’s card from the International Academy of Television, Arts and Sciences in February 2018.

The International Academy of Television, Arts and Sciences is the body responsible for staging the Emmy Awards.

She also announced that she is set to receive the 2019 Médailles d’Honneur (Medal of honour) at Marché International des Programmes de Télévision (MIPTV) in a February Instagram post.

The award, which takes place annually in Cannes, France, is given to senior executives who have contributed significantly to the world of television and development of the international TV community through their talent and leadership.

Abudu hosted and produced Moments with Mo, the first pan-African talk show, before she went on to found EbonyLife TV in 2012, which has grown into a media group.