19-Year ‘SNL’ Vet Joins ICM

Ayala Cohen, who oversees the talent department at “Saturday Night Live,” will join ICM Partners’ talent division July 9 and is expected to boost the agency’s comedy profile.

Cohen worked 19 years at SNL, booking hosts, casting and serving as producer.

“Ayala brings a wealth of industry knowledge and leadership and perfectly complements our culture of teamwork and collegiality at ICM Partners,” the partnership stated. “Her expertise will be invaluable in bolstering our presence in comedy, from motion pictures to television to the digital space.”