New Talent Buyer Role Will Help RushTix Continue to Build Their Fast-Growing Comedy Livestreaming Business
RushTix is pleased to announce that Abbey Robertson has joined the company as Talent Buyer. She will work with the CEO, Jill Paiz-Bourque, on building key agency relationships and with the executive team to define and drive new revenue initiatives.
“Just like RushTix, Abbey is already a veteran in the comedy livestreaming space. Her background and expertise in the comedy world are unparalleled and she will be a tremendous asset to our company,” said Jill Paiz-Bourque, CEO and Founder of RushTix. “Additionally, she shares our passion and vision for the future of livestreaming. We are thrilled she’s joining our team.”
Robertson is an expert in live event production, talent booking and relations, comedy touring and booking, and she has a strong rolodex of agents, managers, promoters, comedians, and the comedy industry at large. Her love for comedy pushed her to found Ladies of Comedy Association (LOCA), an organization dedicated to advancing the careers and position of women on the business side of comedy with over 400 members in LA and NYC.
Robertson comes to RushTix from Nowhere Comedy Club where she served as a talent booker. In this role, she booked all shows, negotiated all talent deals with representatives, and managed the pre-production and staff of every show. She also booked stand up comedians at venues in the U.S., UK, Europe, Australia, and NZ, created and negotiated contracts with each venue when she was with Comedy Juice as Head of Touring.
RushTix creates interactive comedy livestreams. We’re building the biggest comedy club on the planet (no joke!) by bringing together thousands of fans for the shared experience of hilarious live comedy up close and personal. Today’s premier comedians can connect with their fans everywhere. And fans get a front-row seat to the best live comedy with a vibrant real-time social experience unlike any other.