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Katie Cates

Katie has over a decade of experience in the talent agency business, and she is currently a television literary and packaging agent at ICM Partners where she works with leading artists in entertainment including writers, directors, actors, comedians and musicians. After starting her career in Daytime TV Production at Proctor & Gamble's TeleVest Productions in New York, she relocated to Los Angeles where began working at The Gersh Agency in representation. She works cross-departmentally to package drama and comedy projects for broadcast, cable and streaming, in addition to individual artist representation.  Aside from traditional scripted TV, she is also part of the ICM Digital Group, which focuses on emerging platforms and branded content.  Katie is a graduate of the Honors Tutorial College at Ohio University, where she majored in Telecommunications/TV Production, with a minor in film and business.