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Jessica Westra hired as publicity director for Zonderkidz

9th July 2018
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(Grand Rapids, MI) July 9, 2018—Zondervan announced today that Jessica Westra will join the Zonderkidz publishing division as the new publicity director. Westra comes to Zonderkiz with more than 23 years of experience, most recently running her own events and media consulting business handling an array of media relations campaigns for her cleints. Previously, she […]

Bestselling The Jesus Bible to reach more readers in new editions— exclusive NIV Comfort Print® typeface, and NVI and ESV translations

21st June 2018
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Grand Rapids, Mich., June 21, 2018 —After a phenomenal first year, placing high both in Amazon and ECPA rankings, Zondervan is delighted to announce  that The Jesus Bible will be available in new editions in late 2018 and early 2019. In 2017, The Jesus Bible was Zondervan’s bestselling NIV study Bible and was one of […]

Sandi Patty Reveals Cover & Foreword by Kathie Lee Gifford for Fall Memoir, The Voice

13th June 2018
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The Voice to Release November 6, 2018 Grand Rapids, Mich., June 2018 — In a Facebook Live video last night, Christian music icon and forty-time Dove award winner, Sandi Patty revealed the cover to her upcoming memoir and also announced a foreword by Kathie Lee Gifford. The Voice: Listening for God’s Voice and Finding Your […]

Zondervan promotes Stephanie Smith to associate publisher, hires Andy Rogers as acquisitions editor

31st May 2018
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(Nashville, TN) May 31, 2018—Today, Zondervan named Stephanie Smith as associate publisher and hired Andy Rogers as acquisitions editor for their nonfiction publishing division. Smith joined Zondervan in 2014 as an acquisitions editor. Her first acquisition—Coming Clean by Seth Haines—went on to be a Christianity Today book of merit winner. Other notable acquisitions include Wild […]

Heather Huston hired as senior director of Marketing for Specialty Publishing division

30th May 2018
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(Nashville, TN) May 30, 2018—Today, HarperCollins Christian Publishing (HCCP) announced Heather Huston as the new senior director of marketing for their Specialty Division, with a focus on Thomas Nelson Gift, Zondervan Gift, and Tommy Nelson. Huston comes to HCCP with more than 16 years of experience across marketing, communications, and programming, most recently serving as […]