Jake Hirsch launched his Entertainment Group in 2006 as one of the largest Mixed Martial Arts Management Agencies in North America representing talent in the UFC, Bellator, K-1, World Series of Fighting and Maximum Fighting Championship.
After a chance interview with Yuk Yuk’s founder, Mark Breslin, Jake joined the Yuk Yuk’s family first as their host of the popular, “Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Podcast” and later on as their West Coast Talent Agent, getting to work with amazing Comedians and putting on live shows throughout Western Canada.
In 2017, Jake left Yuk Yuk’s to focus on Talent Management and to help a small group of clients with their careers. Jake Hirsch Entertainment Group is committed to bringing the most creative and prosperous opportunities to our world-class clients.
Jake Hirsch, Owner
Jake Hirsch is a Talent Manager, Promoter & Producer specializing in live events . He has worked passionately and tirelessly at assembling the best team to work alongside all while bringing world class comedy to numerous communities throughout Canada. Jake recently Produced his first Comedy Special taping in Vancouver.
Jake’s passion continues to be Managing his roster of clients and focusing on an all new Live Events lineups for 2018.
Emily Pel, Talent Agent/Live Event Producer
Emily Pel is a Talent Agent, Promoter & Producer specializing in live events throughout British Columbia with a focus on the Okanagan. Emily has had the pleasure of working with some of today’s biggest talents and has sold out numerous shows as a Live Event Producer.
Emily joined JHEG in early 2017 and has already Produced two comedy tours throughout B.C. Emily is passionate about her daughter, developing Canadian Talent and loves living in the most beautiful province in Canada.
Aaron Nelken, West Coast Agent/Talent Liaison
Aaron Nelken works as our West Coast agent and talent liaison. He runs the highly successful Pender Harbour show at the Grasshopper Pub on the Sunshine Coast BC and is responsible for developing new corporate and theatre opportunities for clients throughout BC with a focus on the Sunshine Coast and Vancouver Island.
He also works closely with show sponsors ( brewing companies, local businesses etc) to help market and brand our company to assist performers in covering costs for tours and shows.
Aaron brings to the table over 25 yrs working professionally as an actor/writer for theatre/film/tv. Under the guidance of Jake Hirsch Aaron is making the transition into show promotion and talent management.