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Former WWE Diva signs with NHT Management, in talks for TV projects

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Actress Bolsters Talent Roster

TAMPA, FLORIDA — As part of a strategic alliance with Seven Marketing + PR, effective immediately Now Hear This is working with actress Karlee Perez.  A former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) “Diva,” then known as “Maxine,” Perez is currently starring as Catrina in Hollywood producer Mark Burnett’s “Lucha Underground” on the El Rey Network.

In addition, she is in discussions on other film and television projects.

“I am extremely grateful to Carolynn Smith for the opportunity to team with Seven Marketing + PR and work with Karlee,” Now Hear This President Bruce Wawrzyniak said, referring to the owner of Seven.  “I have had great experiences already dealing with both Carolynn and Karlee and look forward to contributing to the efforts aimed at raising Karlee’s already heightened profile and identifying additional opportunities for her.

“In addition, this alliance with Seven can only benefit our respective client rosters as our two companies are very complementary and we’re finding great synergies as this is developing.  I’m most pleased with this development for Now Hear This as we continue to enjoy marked growth.”

The scope of work that Now Hear This will undertake on behalf of Karlee Perez will include but not be limited to media relations, endorsements, and appearances.

Airing last night was the third episode of the show created by Mark Burnett, who, among numerous other projects, also did “Survivor,” “The Apprentice,” “The Voice,” and “The Bible,” and has teamed with Robert Rodriguez’s network for “Lucha Underground.”  The show can be seen on Wednesdays at 8pm Eastern Time and has recently been picked up by Univision Corp. for its second broadcast network, UniMás.


Created in 2004, Now Hear This, Inc. ( is a Tampa, Florida-based company specializing in management, promotion, and booking in the entertainment industry, primarily in music, although the company does have specialty acts available and services small business clients as well as an Olympic athlete client.  Earlier this year the company launched a (free) weekly podcast called “Now Hear This Entertainment,” wherein someone who is having success in the entertainment industry (mostly music) is interviewed.  The show is available at as well as on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and SoundCloud, and to-date has gotten listeners from throughout the U.S. plus 50 other countries.


Seven ( is a public relations, marketing and event production company specializing in sports, entertainment, and hospitality, and working with majority of all industries.  Their goal is to instill and enhance their clients’ vision, inspiration and energy into dynamite events and successful marketing efforts.  Whether it’s a sporting event, a corporate branding event, a product launch, or a perfectly scripted press release, biography, press kit, or portfolio, Seven’s professional abilities make your vision a reality.


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