California-based UTA represents other high profile media figures and politicos, including CNN’s Jim Acosta, former assistant U.S. attorney Preet Bharara, CBS News’ Nora O’Donnell and rapper Pitbull.
“It is an incredible honor to represent one of the nation’s most unifying and inspirational political voices,” said UTA Co-president Jay Sures in a written statement. “We’re thrilled to work with Gov. Kasich as he looks to the future by brining his unique experience, wisdom and perspective to an even wider array of audiences.”
The company issued a press release for 12:30 p.m. Monday — the same time DeWine was expected to holding his ceremonial swearing in.
Kasich, who lives in Westerville, spent 18 years in Congress, eight years as governor and twice ran for president and he has written four books.
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