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December 2016

Disney Publishing Worldwide

Emeli Warren moves up to associate editor.

Holiday House

Derek Stordahl has been named executive v-p and general manager.

Penguin Young Readers Group

Nadine Britt has been named v-p, executive director of production, effective December 15. She will succeed Ginny Anson, who is retiring after 31 years at the company.

Random House Children’s Books

Audrey Ingerson joins Delacorte Press as editorial assistant. She was previously sales coordinator at Random House Children’s Books.

Lauren Morgan moves up to subsidiary rights assistant manager.


Jenna Ballard moves up to associate editor, licensed publishing.

Erin Black has been promoted to editor.

Kirk Benshoff joins the company as art director for readers, branches and nonfiction. He was previously at Hachette Book Group.

Angie Chen joins the company as production editor for picture books and Cartwheel. She was formerly at the Aperture Foundation.

Emily Clement has been named rights manager. She was previously editor at Arthur A. Levine Books/Scholastic.

Jody Corbett moves up to senior editor.

Courtney DeVerges moves up to sales coordinator for Klutz.

Hillary Doyle has been promoted to rights manager.

Emily Feliberty has been promoted to associate director of marketing and publicity for Klutz.

Chloe Fraboni joins the team as editor, licensed publishing. She was most recently at Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing.

Milena Giunco moves up to publicity coordinator.

Rachel Gluckstern has been hired as production editor for hardcover. She was previously at DC Comics.

Teresa Harris has been named licensing & brand manager, licensed publishing. She was previously at the Joester Loria Group.

Paige Hazzan moves up to editor.

Elizabeth Krych moves up to senior production manager.

Erin McMahon has been promoted to senior designer, licensed publishing.

Stephanie Peitz has been promoted to manager, cross channel marketing.

Sophia Pestun has been named associate business manager.

Christine Reedy has been promoted to marketing coordinator.

Melissa Schirmer joins the team as assistant production editor. She was previously at Books of Wonder.

Brooke Shearouse has been promoted to publicist.

Kiffin Steurer has joined the company as managing editor for Klutz. He was formerly at HarperCollins Children’s Books.

Weslie Turner moves up to assistant editor, Arthur A. Levine Books.

David Villeroel has been promoted to senior financial analyst.

Alexandra Wladich has been promoted to associate director, corporate communications.

Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing

Jessica Harold joins the company as marketing assistant. She was formerly an intern at Galt & Zacker Literary Agency.

Jason Wells joins the company in the newly created role of v-p, marketing and publicity. He was previously executive director, publicity and marketing, at Abrams Books for Young Readers.
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