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Stephen Smith Booking Agency Profile

Stephen Smith is an American sports television personality, radio host, journalist, and actor who is best known for being a commentator for ESPN’s First Take alongside Max Kellerman and Molly Qerim. Smith is also an analyst for the NBA on SportsCenter and is also an NBA analyst for NBA Countdown on ESPN. As a radio host, Smith has hosted The Stephen A. Smith Show on ESPN Radio and as a sports journalist; he has been a columnist for outlets such as,, and The Philadelphia Inquirer. Smith was born in New York City, and he studied at the Fashion Institute of Technology for a year before attending Winston-Salem State University on a basketball scholarship. While playing basketball, Smith also wrote for the university’s paper and after graduating, he went on to begin working in print media for the New York Daily News, the Winston-Salem Journal, and the Greensboro News and Record. This led him to working as a writer for The Philadelphia Inquirer where he began reporting on the NBA before becoming a sports columnist. After some time, Smith began hosted a local radio show in New York City and it quickly was picked up by ESPN Radio. He has also been a contributor for Fox Sports Radio and most recently, Sirius XM Radio before going back to ESPN. As an actor, Smith has played Brick in the series “General Hospital” and Allan in the film “I Think I Love My Wife.”.

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Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like Stephen Smith in certain cases will consider virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking Stephen Smith or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
Stephen Smith'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 Stephen Smith for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book Stephen Smith, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Stephen Smith. After we consult with them, we will 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 Stephen Smith booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Stephen Smith for an event?" is a frequent question we get. The final Stephen Smith 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 Stephen Smith charge for an event. An example fee to book Stephen Smith is in the starting range of $25,000-$39,999. However, any recent popularity change would cause a price fluctuation well beyond this example. 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 as well. 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 Stephen Smith agent or help distribute fan mail, personal messages, gifts, requests for free appearances, or donations of time. The Stephen Smith 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 Stephen Smith for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Stephen Smith agent on your behalf if your funding is in place. By not having funding ready then it will more difficult to book Stephen Smith, 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 Stephen Smith 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 Stephen Smith, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Speaking Topic
Journalist-Television, Television-Host, Male, Age Group-18-30's, Age Group-20's-50's,
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