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Bill Simmons Booking Agency Profile

Bill Simmons is an American journalist, author, sports analyst, podcaster, and former sports writer who is best known for being the CEO of the sports and pop culture website, The Ringer. Simmons was born in Marlborough, Massachusetts, and went on to earn his B.A. in Political Science from College of the Holy Cross and has earned his M.A. in print journalism from Boston University. After graduating, Simmons worked various jobs such as writing for Boston Herald and Boston Phoenix. Simmons went on to have his own column for Digital City Boston of AOL which led him to start the website BostonSportsGuy.com. The Boston Sports Guy took off and this led Simmons to receive a job offer to write guest columns for ESPN. Around the same time, Simmons also received a job offer to be a comedy writer for Jimmy Kimmel Live! but after nearly two years he left to work on his column full-time. During his time with ESPN, Simmons wrote for ESPN The Magazine, was a contributor for E:60, started the podcast Eye of the Sportsguy, and many more. Simmons has also been an editor-in-chief of Grantland and has hosted the talk show Any Given Wednesday on HBO. As an author, Simmons has published the New York Times best-selling book “Now I Can Die in Peace” as well as the other best-seller “The Book of Basketball.”.

How to hire Bill Simmons for an event

Learn how to hire Bill Simmons or research availability and pricing for booking Bill Simmons to speak at a corporate event, fundraiser, private party, social media campaign, fair or festival, tradeshow or conference, endorsement project, or hire Bill Simmons as a guest speaker, please submit the form to our agency.

Frequently Asked Questions about booking Bill Simmons to speak.

Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like Bill Simmons, with postponed or cancelled events due to COVID-19 are now, in certain cases, considering virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking Bill Simmons or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
Bill Simmons's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking Bill Simmons for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book Bill Simmons, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Bill Simmons. After we consult with them, we can circle back with you to provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the accurate Bill Simmons booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Bill Simmons for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final Bill Simmons booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we may show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Bill Simmons charge for an event. One example fee to book Bill Simmons is in the starting range of $25,000-$39,999. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price too. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
CTI negotiates on behalf of professional event planners and talent buyers for paid appearances! We cannot give out direct contact information of the Bill Simmons agent or help distribute fan mail, personal messages, gifts, requests for free appearances, or donations of time. The Bill Simmons manager and agent will only work with us if we present them with funded offers for their client to work your event.
There is low probability to book Bill Simmons for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Bill Simmons agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book Bill Simmons, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Bill Simmons booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Bill Simmons, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Type
Speaker
Speaking Topic
Journalist
Range
Author, Journalist-Print, Media, Male, Age Group-10+, Age Group-18-30's, Age Group-All Ages, Age Group-30's-50's
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Bill Simmons Booking Agent Information