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January 2017

Algonquin Books for Young Readers

Jackie Burke moves up to publicity manager for both the adult and young readers imprints.

Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group

Jessica Brigman joins the company as national account manager for children’s sales.

Molly Brouillette Ellis moves up to director of publicity.

Penguin Young Readers Group

Carmela Iaria has been promoted to v-p and director of school and library marketing.

Tiffany Liao has been named editor at Razorbill.

Lily Malcom
 moves up to v-p and executive art director at Dial Books for Young Readers.

Debra Polansky has been named v-p and director of sales. She was previously publishing director at Studio Fun International.

Marikka Tamura moves up to art director.

Namrata Tripathi has been named associate publisher and editorial director at Dial Books for Young Readers.

Cecilia Yung has been promoted to v-p and executive art director.

Random House Children’s Books

Kristina Forest joins the team as subsidiary rights coordinator. She was formerly subsidiary rights assistant at Simon & Schuster Children’s.

Emily Petrick
has been brought on as educational marketing associate. She was most recently an advertising and promotion coordinator at Macmillan Children’s.


Isa Caban joins the team as associate marketing manager. She was most recently at Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing.

Lauren Donovan has been named director of publicity, effective January 23. She was formerly assistant director of publicity at Penguin Young Readers.

Julia Sabbagh takes on the role of creative director. She was formerly at Studio Fun.

Genus Tsui is now associate director of product planning. He was previously at Studio Fun.

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