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1. Gail Gonzales Promoted to VP and Publisher at Rodale Books

rodale304Gail Gonzales has been promoted to vice president and publisher at Rodale Books. She first joined the company in May 2015 as vice president and associate publisher of the Trade Books division.

Gonzales will succeed Mary Ann Naples who is leaving the position for a new role at the Disney Book Group. She will report to CEO Maria Rodale.

Gonzales gave this statement in the press release: “It’s an amazing opportunity and I’m thrilled to be taking on this new role. In today’s dynamic publishing landscape, Rodale has proven itself to be an industry leader at the forefront of redefining what it means to be a successful publisher. I’m looking forward to continuing to publish the biggest and best names in the wellness space and to creating even more inspiring and empowering products for our customers to engage with.”

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2. Mary Ann Naples Joins the Disney Book Group as VP and Publisher

Disney Publishing Logo (GalleyCat)Mary Ann Naples has been hired as a vice president and publisher at the Disney Book Group. Her start date has been scheduled for Mar. 14.

Prior to this development, Naples was a senior vice president and publisher at Rodale Books and Rodale Wellness. In her new role, she will serve as a representative to a variety of different members of the industry, work with authors, and oversee business strategy moves for the group.

Naples gave this statement in the press release: “I am thrilled to join the Disney Book Group with its spectacular track record of success, its world-class brands, franchises, authors and illustrators, and its amazing team. Disney has always been at the forefront of innovation and creativity, and I can’t wait to build on the great work already done in the book group.”

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3. Shanta Newlin Promoted at Penguin Young Readers

penguin (1)Shanta Newlin has been promoted to vice president at Penguin Young Readers. She will also continue to serve as the executive director of publicity.

Newlin first joined the company back in 2008. In the past, she has held positions at ABRAMS, Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, and Random House Children’s Books.

Since Newlin came on board, she has worked on campaigns for several high profile authors including Sabaa Tahir, B.J. Novak, Eric Carle, John Grisham, and the Roald Dahl backlist. She reports to the president of the division, Jen Loja.

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4. Steven Scott to Serve as PR Manager at IDW Publishing

S. Scott (GalleyCat)Steven Scott has been hired by IDW Publishing. Henceforth, he will serve as the company’s public relations manager.

At IDW, Scott will work on social media and public outreach projects. In the past, he has held positions at Humble Bundle, Archie Comics, and Marvel Comics.

Here’s more from the press release: “Scott joins the ranks of IDW after his most recent stint as PR Manager for the San Francisco-based tech startup, Humble Bundle. During that time, Scott led several successful publicity campaigns for a wide variety of digital content bundles for video games, e-books, and digital comics including IDW’s Transformers and My Little Pony series.”

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5. Publishing Jobs: Random House, Cambridge University Press

This week, Random House is hiring a client development coordinator, while Cambridge University Press needs a sales assistant. Quarto Publishing Group is seeking a temporary publicist, and Book in a Box is on the hunt for a book outliner. Get the scoop on these openings and more below, and find additional just-posted gigs on Mediabistro.

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6. Publishing Jobs: Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, AFAR

This week, Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group is hiring an editor, while AFAR needs an editorial production coordinator. Quarto Publishing Group is seeking an editorial project manager, and New Harbinger Publications is on the hunt for an acquisitions editor. Get the scoop on these openings and more below, and find additional just-posted gigs on Mediabistro.

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7. Sarah Robertson Receives Promotion at Dark Horse Comics

Sarah Robertson (GalleyCat)Sarah Robertson has been promoted to director of sales at Dark Horse Comics. In her new role, she will manage the in-house sales team, handle distribution, and oversee relationships with the company’s retailers.

Robertson first joined the company in 2008. Just prior to this development she served as the manager of sales.

Robertson had this statement in the press release: “I’m very happy to be continuing my time as part of the Dark Horse family with this new title. I have a wonderful team who have been beside me all the way and look forward to taking the department even further as director.”

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8. 3 Henry Holt Publicists Receive Promotions

Henry-Holt-130A number of staff changes have been made within the Henry Holt imprint at Macmillan.

Three members of the publicity department have received promotions.

Henceforth, Carolyn O’Keefe will hold the title of deputy director of publicity, Leslie Brandon will serve as a senior manager, and Rachel Selvin is now an associate publicist.

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9. Mollie Glick to Join the Creative Artists Agency

CAA Logo (GalleyCat)Mollie Glick has been hired by the Creative Artists Agency (CAA). Deadline reports that she “will be based in New York and will help bolster the agency’s ability to offer ever more resources and opportunities to clients in the publishing space.”

Just prior to this move, Glick spent eight years working at Foundry Literary + Media. According to The Hollywood Reporter, some of the author clients she will bring with her include Jonathan Evison, Carol Rifka Brunt, Sarah McCoy, Al Benjamin, and Patricia Lockwood.

Back in 2013, Glick sat for an interview with The Huffington Post and talked about why she decided to devote her career to the publishing industry: “I’ve always been a bookworm. In fourth grade my teacher told my mother during their parent/teacher conference that I read too much! So I knew I had to find a job where I’d get paid to read. Plus, I actually get to use my English degree!”

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10. Publishing Jobs: Quarto, Hachette, Cambridge University Press

This week, Quarto Publishing Group is hiring an art director, while Hachette Book Group needs an editor. Cambridge University Press is seeking a content manager, and ABRAMS is on the hunt for a contracts assistant. Get the scoop on these openings and more below, and find additional just-posted gigs on Mediabistro.

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11. Eric Shoup Named COO at Scribd

Eric Shoup (GalleyCat)Eric Shoup has been hired as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Scribd.

In the past, Shoup held positions at eBay and Ancestry.com. In his new role, he will focus on increasing the number of subscribers and overseeing the operations of the entire company.

Here’s more from the Scribd blog: ” Our focus for 2016 year is scalable, sustainable growth, and we’re excited to announce that we have a new executive leader to help us reach our goals…Eric’s twenty years of experience in product management will be invaluable to the organization as we continue developing a world-class service that makes it easier for everyone to read more.”

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12. Publishing Jobs: Macmillan, Bloomsbury, Quarto

This week, Macmillian is hiring a publicist for its Children’s Publishing Group, as well as a senior publicist for its audio division. Bloomsbury Publishing is seeking a children’s non-fiction editor, and Quarto Publishing Group is on the hunt for an art director. Get the scoop on these openings and more below, and find additional just-posted gigs on Mediabistro.

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13. William P. Kelly to Serve as the NYPL’s Andrew W. Mellon Director of the Research Libraries

nypl logoWilliam P. Kelly will join the New York Public Library (NYPL) as the Andrew W. Mellon director of the research libraries. Prior to his hiring, he served as the interim chancellor of the City University of New York (CUNY) and president of the CUNY Graduate Center.

Here’s more from the press release: “Kelly described leading the research libraries of NYPL as a privilege of the first order…Kelly’s responsibilities will include collection strategy, acquisition, and accessibility; researcher engagement; preservation; long-term and short-term fellowships; and taking a lead role in several important research initiatives happening in the next few years at NYPL.”

Kelly will oversee the leadership of the organization’s four research centers: the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, the Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), the Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, and the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. His start date has been set for Jan. 2016.

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14. Publishing Jobs: Guideposts, Penguin Random House

This week, Guideposts is hiring a marketing manager of books, while Penguin Random House needs a legal assistant. The New Press is seeking a junior accountant, and Soho Publishing Company is on the hunt for a production/design associate. Get the scoop on these openings and more below, and find additional just-posted gigs on Mediabistro.

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15. Publishing Jobs: ABRAMS, Macmillan, Hachette

This week, ABRAMS is hiring a permissions and rights coordinator, while Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group needs a senior production editor. Hachette Book Group is seeking a production editor, and Perseus Books is on the hunt for a gift sales manager. Get the scoop on these openings and more below, and find additional just-posted gigs on Mediabistro.

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16. Fay Rosenfeld Named VP of Public Programs at the NYPL

nypl logoFay Rosenfeld will join the New York Public Library (NYPL) as the vice president of public programs. Just prior to her hiring, she served as the COO of the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College.

According to the press release, Rosenfeld will work “to develop and implement a comprehensive program designed to enlighten and engage the public in the work and mission of The New York Public Library. This will include reviewing and strengthening current NYPL programming, collaborating with curators, exhibitions staff, and staff from the Library’s branches to develop new programs to engage a variety of new audiences, identifying fundraising and partnership opportunities for programming, and developing plans to push NYPL content and programs beyond the physical building via technology, among other responsibilities.”

Rosenfeld will report to Carrie Welch, the chief external relations officer. Her start date has been set for Jan. 11, 2016. (Photo Credit: Jonathan Blanc / NYPL)

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17. Don Weisberg Named President of Macmillan Publishers U.S.

Jen Loja & Don Weisberg (GalleyCat)Markus Dohle, the CEO of Penguin Random House, announced that Don Weisberg, the current president of Penguin Young Readers, will be leaving the company. Weisberg has accepted the position of president of Macmillan Publishers U.S.

Jen Loja, a senior vice president and associate publisher, has been appointed as Weisberg’s successor. Loja’s start date has been scheduled for Dec. 1.

Weisberg has been at the head of Penguin Young Readers since 2008; he has devoted almost three decades to a career in publishing. Loja joined the division back in 2009; she brings with her more than ten years of experience in this industry.

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18. Melville House Makes Changes to Its Marketing and Publicity Teams

Melville HouseA number of staff changes have been made at Melville House.

One staff member has received a promotion. Henceforth, Julia Fleischaker will hold the position of director of marketing and publicity.

The company has also recruited several new hires. Chad Felix has been hired to serve as manager of direct sales and library marketing. Ena Brdjanovic has left HarperCollins to take on two roles: director of digital marketing and editor of the MobyLives blog. Kait Howard has been brought on as a publicist.

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19. Publishing Jobs: Texas Book Festival, Taylor & Francis

This week, Texas Book Festival is hiring a literary director, while Taylor & Francis needs an editor. Parallax Press is seeking a publicist, and Cambridge University Press is on the hunt for a marketing assistant. Get the scoop on these openings and more below, and find additional just-posted gigs on Mediabistro.

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20. Ellen Archer Named President of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade Publishing

hmh304Ellen Archer has been hired for the position of president of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade Publishing.

Archer will succeed the current president, Gary Gentel, in taking on this role. She will report directly to CEO Linda Zecher. Archer’s start date has been set for Dec. 7.

Here’s more from the press release: “An experienced leader in publishing, consumer brands and multimedia, Archer spent 15 years at The Disney ABC Television Group. For five years she was President and Publisher of Hyperion Books, then a division of the Walt Disney Company, responsible for building the company’s digital business, spearheading cross-platform initiatives, and releasing over 100 New York Times bestsellers. Most recently, Archer consulted for start-ups and non-profits, providing strategic advice in content development, marketing, and business planning.”

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21. Publishing Jobs: HarperCollins, Random House

This week, HarperCollins is hiring a vice president of marketing, while Random House needs a senior level publicist. Macmillan Audio is seeking a senior publicist, and Quarto Publishing is on the hunt for a sales representative. Get the scoop on these openings and more below, and find additional just-posted gigs on Mediabistro.

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22. Jocelyn Schmidt Named VP and Associate Publisher of Penguin Young Readers

Jocelyn Schmidt (GalleyCat)Jocelyn Schmidt has received a promotion, Henceforth, she will hold the position of vice president and associate publisher of Penguin Young Readers.

Schmidt first joined Penguin’s children’s publishing team back in 2010. Just prior to this development, she served as the vice president and executive director of brand management.

Schmidt will offer support to the various publishers, communicate with the sales and marketing divisions, and continue to oversee the brand department. She will report directly to Jen Loja, the newly appointed president.

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23. Tara Parsons Named Editor in Chief at Touchstone

afba457ad8ad29cd52f378a88f1a3398_400x400Tara Parsons will join Simon & Schuster’s Touchstone imprint as editor in chief. According to the press release, she will oversee the editorial team’s “acquisition of fiction and non-fiction books as well as acquire and edit her own titles.”

Parsons has devoted almost 16 years to a career in publishing. Just prior to this hiring, she served as an editorial director of fiction at Amazon Publishing.

Parsons will report to publisher Susan Moldow. Her start date has been set for Jan. 04, 2016.

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24. Publishing Jobs: Cambridge University Press, ABRAMS

This week, Cambridge University Press is hiring an editorial assistant, while ABRAMS needs a permissions and rights coordinator. Penguin Random House is seeking a digital sales planner, and Age of Learning is on the hunt for a book editor/writer. Get the scoop on these openings and more below, and find additional just-posted gigs on Mediabistro.

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25. Mark Tavani Named Executive Editor at G.P. Putnam’s Sons

Putnam Logo (GalleyCat)Mark Tavani will join Penguin Random House’s G.P. Putnam’s Sons imprint as vice president and executive editor.

Just prior to to Tavani’s hiring, he served as the editorial director for fiction at Ballantine Bantam Dell. In the past, he has worked with several renowned writers including Justin Cronin, China Miéville, and Steve Berry.

According to the press release, Tavani will report to Sally Kim, a vice president and editorial director. His start date has been set for Feb. 08, 2016.

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