Tag Archives: Penguin Group

People Round-Up, Early November 2014

PEOPLE Claudia Reuter was named the head of the HMH Labs, a new digital initiative at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Previously, she was CEO of SchoolChapters. Jason Prince is now Marketing Operations Manager at St. Martin’s Press.  Previously, he was VP, Publisher and VP of Sales & Marketing at Sterling Publishing. In the UK, Sally Dwyer joined Quarto…Continue Reading

People Roundup, July 2013

PEOPLE Seale Ballenger has been named Publicity Director for Disney Publishing Worldwide (DPW); he will be working out of New York and begins July 8. He was most recently Director of Marketing and Publicity at Zola Books. Meanwhile, Russell Hampton, President of DPW until May 2012, has joined NBC Universal in the new position of EVP of Franchise Management…Continue Reading

People Roundup, January 2013

PEOPLE Charlie Conrad will be joining Gotham Books as Executive Editor; he was previously Vice President and Executive Editor at Crown Trade, a division of Random House. Allison Devlin has been appointed VP Marketing Director at Running Press, replacing Craig Herman. She has been Marketing Director at Crown, overseeing the Potter Craft, Watson Guptill and Martha…Continue Reading

Aural Fixation

Audible Braces as MediaBay and Amazon Enter, Growth Continues Across the Board Talking to audio publishers is like walking into a small town where everyone knows everyone else and all of the competition is friendly — at this point everybody is so excited by the potential growth of the industry that they seem willing to…Continue Reading

Harvard’s Enthusiasts

While many university presses have embarked on a soul-searching jag as they try to reconcile their lofty mandates with low-life financial reality, the folks at Harvard Business School Press appear anything but confused. “We are not a university press,” says David Goehring, newly appointed VP and Director of HBS Press. “You could say we’re a…Continue Reading