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JODI LIEBERMAN

Founder, JLC Entertainment Group

Jodi Lieberman fell into the comedy business many years ago and never left. Her love for bringing laughter around the world and developing talent is what fuels her passion. In 2015, Jodi founded her own entertainment firm JLC Entertainment Group, with partner Jodi Collins. JLC manages, develops, and produces with clients across all platforms, including live, TV, film and digital. Representing mostly comedic talent, Jodi also has done some freelance casting and producing and currently represents a Montreal based production company where she has sold their shows to Netflix and other streaming services, and has brokered format deals.  In 2016, VH-1 noticed her talents, and relationships with the global comedy community and hired her as Director of Comedy Talent and Series Development while managing her own clientele. Prior to going out on her own Jodi worked at Parallel Entertainment, a boutique management and production company that represented comedians, actors, and writers, including Jeff Foxworthy, Larry the Cable Guy, Bill Engvall and the Blue Collar Comedy franchise.  There, Jodi successful managed comedic talent worldwide and helped launch the careers of various artists and sold scripted and non-scripted projects. Jodi co-founded Comedy Gives Back- a social benefit enterprise that raises money and awareness for charities through live streaming comedy shows around the world. Comedy Gives Back produced a live 24-hour digital telethon and was the 2014 IAWTV winner for Best Live Event and was nominated for an Emmy. Before heading to Los Angeles, Jodi served as the head of the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival for many years organizing all facets of the festival and producing hundreds of live and televised shows.  She has worked with some of the biggest names in comedy including, Tina Fey, Zach Galifianakis, John Cleese, Don Rickles, Carl Reiner, Ray Romano, Kevin James, Jon Stewart, just to name a few. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors at Concordia University in Montreal where she specialized in Communications and minored in Business.

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