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How to Manage Your Agent by Gervich Chad

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4

The Life of an Agent

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On the corner of APA lit agent Lindsay Howard’s desk sits a marble and brass nameplate. It reads:

LINDSAY HOWARD

Vice Fucking President, Bitches

It was given to her by a client the day she was promoted to Vice President, Television– the youngest VP in the history of the agency. The nameplate always gets a laugh from visitors, but for Howard, it’s more than just a funny gag.

“Being an agent can be emotionally challenging,” says Howard, “because you work behind the scenes, busting your ass for your clients, working and giving–sometimes believing in people even more than they believe in themselves–and there’s not always a ton ...

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