WME Team That Reps Gary Lineker’s Indie Hires Digital Agent

EXCLUSIVE: The WME division that reps the likes of Gary Lineker’s Goalhanger and Alice Levine has signed up a digital agent.

Millie Webber has joined WME’s London team and will rep clients across the digital space, with a focus on creators and podcasting.

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Webber joins from Channel 4-backed Bamous producer Spirit Studios where she was Head of Digital, closing deals for talent including Harry Potter star Tom Felton, Harry Styles’ sister Gemma Styles and Inbetweeners’ James Buckley’s In Sickness and in Health podcast.  She previously worked at talent agency Gleam Futures for six years where she was Talent Director and Podcast Lead. A member of the Global Academy Industry Board, Webber has also consulted for talent agencies in the past.

Starting next week, Webber will be based in WME’s London office.

The WME digital department in the English capital, which most recently brought in former TikTok exec Lola Oyewole, reps the likes of Lineker’s Goalhanger, News Agents producer Persephonica, Sex Actually host Levine and Charlie Webster, along with content creators like Saffron Barker and Eddie Abbew, and author Candice Brathwaite. WME’s digital department, led by co-heads Jad Dayeh and Ben Davis, includes clients in the podcasting space such as Jay Shetty, Dax Shephard, Bobbi Althoff and Morbid.

WME launched the London arm a decade ago. Last year, WME’s Alex Bewley, who is based in London, spoke with Deadline about the new generation of political pods and how best to exploit podcast IP.

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