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November 2016

Bloomsbury Publishing

Brittany Mitchell moves up to assistant marketing manager, school & library.

Boyds Mills Press

Janine Webb has joined the company as director of specialty and gift sales for retail.

Candlewick Press

Tanya Seamans joins the company as contracts and royalties assistant. She was formerly editorial assistant at Publishing Solutions Group.

Disney Publishing

Cassie McGinty joins the company as senior publicist. She was formerly publicist at Random House.

Harlequin Teen

Natashya Wilson has been named editorial director.

Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group

Gaby Salpeter has joined the team as marketing coordinator. She was previously web manager and events coordinator at Books of Wonder.

Penguin Young Readers Group

Jen Besser has been promoted to president and publisher of G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers.

Marissa Grossman moves up to associate editor at Razorbill.

Stephanie Pitts has joined Putnam Books for Young Readers as editor. She was formerly at Schwarz & Wade.

Random House Children’s Books

Jena Debois joins the company as marketing assistant.

Karen Greenberg moves up to assistant editor at Knopf Books for Young Readers.

Robby Imfield has joined the company as associate marketing manager.

William Vogan joins Schwartz & Wade Books as editorial assistant.


Mindy Stockfield has been named senior vice president of marketing, creative and multiplatform, trade publishing at Scholastic. She’s held previous positions at MTV, Disney/ABC’s Hyperion, Disney Channel, Cartoon Network and more.

Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing

Audrey Gibbons has been promoted to senior publicist.

Krista Vitola joins Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers as senior editor. She was formerly editor at Delacorte Press.

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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