Ellen Archer, v-p, publisher of Hyperion, has been promoted to senior v-p, publisher. Will Schwalbe, v-p, editor-in-chief of Hyperion, has been promoted to senior v-p, editor-in-chief.
Atria Books Hires Spellman
Althea Spellman, formerly director of media/artist relations at Universal Records, has been named publicity manager with responsibility for African-American titles.
Sachar Joins RD Online
Emily Sachar, former executive editor of Web sites for the Meredith Corp., has been named group site director of the digital business group, responsible for the development of RD.com.
Trident Media Tabs Roberts
Claire Roberts, formerly assistant director of subsidiary rights for Doubleday/Broadway Books, has joined the company as associate director of foreign rights.
New Duties For Chrysalis's Huggins
Colin Zeigler, head of trade publishing at the U.K.—based Chrysalis Book Group, is leaving the company. Roger Huggins, director of publications at Chrysalis, will take over his duties overseeing world English-language co-editions with responsibility for the U.K. distribution of Sterling Publishing.
Vigliano Assoc. Hires Fine
Celeste Bernadette Fine, formerly a foreign rights agent at Trident Media Group, has joined the company as an agent, managing foreign rights, mysteries, fiction and YA.
Daneman to Soho Press
Kathy Daneman, formerly a publicist at Beacon Press, has been named publicity manager.
Meredith Tabs Wiener
Lauren Wiener, formerly managing director of sales and marketing for Meredith Interactive, has been promoted to v-p of Meredith Interactive.
Williams Rises At Harper
John Williams, previously an associate editor, has been promoted to editor of Harper Perennial and Harper trade paperbacks.