Karen was influenced into joining the entertainment industry by her father who had a highly successful career in London, reaching the top of his field in record company management. Karen began her career in London working with a top agency (ICM), she then focused on marketing, public relations and event management.
Karen then moved to New Zealand and continued assisting major companies with public relations. In 1989, Karen was the driving force behind founding and establishing the world famous Variety The Children’s Charity in New Zealand and initiated Variety’s two biggest fundraisers - the Variety Club Bash and Gold Heart Day. Shortly after, Karen was approached by leading personalities to manage their careers, which saw the start of Karen Kay Management.
Throughout Karen’s career she has proven to be entrepreneurial and tenacious in seeking win win situations for her clients. Karen is a proud member of Women in Film and Television (WIFT).
Karen Kay Management has been established for over 25 years, leading the way with representing and managing New Zealand’s finest, leading actors and entertainers globally. Among the divisions at KKM, is a Literary Agency, Voice Agency, Speakers Agency and a Business Development division that promotes individuals who specialise in diverse fields.
KKM has extensive global connections and partnerships with some of the top management and acting agencies in the industry. These close relationships have been established over a long period of time. KKM travels internationally on a regular basis to ensure that clients are receiving the best possible representation. The agency currently has clients with representation in the United States, Australia and UK.
The dedicated team at KKM has professional experience across all sectors of the entertainment industry. Casting, public relations, media liaison and brand management are just some of the areas they specialise in. The agency takes pride in being innovate and fresh with creating ways of promoting their clients.
Karen Kay Management is a founding member of the Actors Agents Association of New Zealand.
Talking Heads - The Voice Professionals represents and manages Voiceover Artists in New Zealand and internationally. Talking Heads assists with all voice needs across the entertainment industry. Voice files can be provided on request. Talking Heads has valuable experience and knowledge of the sound industry to help with your next voice project.
Tel: +64 9 379 3030 or 0800 TALK TALK