Mediabistro is partnering up with IF Management for a series of TVSpy posts. IF Management, a TVSpy advertiser, is a New York-based on-air media talent representation firm. Each month, IF’s agents and executives will share thoughts, advice and observations about the industry from the perspective of a top talent agency. Got an idea for a topic? Let us know: firstname.lastname@example.org.
You’ve identified a talent agent you want to work with and caught his or her attention. Now you’re on to the next step: meeting your prospective agent in person. Meeting anyone for the first time can be nerve-wracking, and meeting an agent who could have his or her hand in your professional life for years to come can be even more daunting. Read on for five tips that will help you prepare for that first meeting — and help you ensure your relationship with your agent is pleasant and productive for years to come. Read more