Penguin Young Readers Group has several promotions. Namrata Tripathi has been promoted to associate publisher and editorial director of Dial Books for Young Readers; she was previously editorial director. Lily Malcom has been promoted to v-p and executive art director of Dial Books for Young Readers; she was previously associate publisher and executive art director. Carmela Iaria has been promoted to v-p, director of school and library marketing; she was previously executive director of school and library marketing. Cecilia Yung has been promoted to v-p and executive art director; she was previously v-p, art director. Marikka Tamura has been promoted to art director; she was previously associate art director.
Jamie Weiss Chilton has been promoted to senior agent at the Andrea Brown Literary Agency, from agent.
Jessica Echeverria has been promoted to senior editor at Lee & Low Books; she was previously editor. Abhi Alwar has joined the company as junior designer/ production assistant.
Emily Petrick has joined Random House Children's Books as educational marketing associate; she was previously an advertising and promotion coordinator at Macmillan Children's Book Group.
Molly Brouillette Ellis has been promoted to director of publicity at Macmillan Children's Publishing Group; she was previously associate director, publicity.
Alison Weiss has been promoted to senior editor of Sky Pony Press at Skyhorse Publishing; she was previously editor.
Robbin Brosterman has joined Bright USA as an agent in the New York City office. She was formerly design director at DC Entertainment and art director at Marvel Entertainment.
Kristina Forest is joining Random House Children's Books as subsidiary rights coordinator; she was previously subsidiary rights assistant at Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing.
Emma Kantor will join Publishers Weekly as associate children’s book editor on February 1. Formerly she was publicity and digital content manager at the Children's Book Council and Every Child a Reader.
Macmillan Children's Publishing Group has several promotions and a new hire. At Feiwel and Friends, Liz Szabla has been named associate publisher; she was editor-in-chief. Christine Barcellona has been promoted to editor of Square Fish Paperbacks; she was previously associate editor. At Roaring Brook Press, Claire Dorsett has been promoted to assistant editor; she was editorial assistant to the publishing director. At Henry Holt, Rachel Murray has been promoted to assistant editor, from editorial assistant; Jessica Anderson has been promoted to assistant editor at Christy Ottaviano Books, from editorial assistant; and Farah Rishi joins Henry Holt as editorial assistant.
Scholastic has several new hires. Lauren Donovan will join as director of publicity on January 23; she was previously assistant director of publicity at Penguin Random House. Isa Caban has joined as associate marketing manager; she was previously children's marketing coordinator at Simon & Schuster. Julia Sabbagh has joined as creative director; she was previously at creative director at Studio Fun. Genus Tsui has joined Scholastic as associate director of product planning; he was previously at Studio Fun.
Sarah Dotts Barley has been promoted to executive editor at Flatiron Books; she was previously senior editor.
Jackie Burke has been promoted to publicity manager for Algonquin Books and Algonquin Young Readers; she was previously senior publicist.
Random House Children's Boks has two new hires. Kelsey Horton joins Delacorte Press as associate editor; she was an associate editor at Katherine Tegen Books/HarperCollins. Alexandra Hightower joins Delacorte Press as editorial assistant. She was previously an intern at Writer's House.
Claire Easton has been promoted to agent at Painted Words, from junior agent.
Disney-Hyperion has three promotions. Rotem Moscovich has been promoted to executive editor, from senior editor. Laura Schreiber has been promoted to senior editor, from editor. Hannah Allaman has been named assistant editor, from editorial assistant.
Susan Hawk will join Upstart Crow Literary as an agent on February 1; she ws formerly with the Bent Agency.
Lori Kilkelly at Rodeen Literary Management has been promoted to senior agent, from agent.
Penguin Young Readers Group has five promotions. Stephanie Sabol has been promoted to executive director, business development and brand management, from executive director, brand management. Lindsay Boggs has been promoted to publicity manager, from senior publicist. Bridget Hartzler has been promoted to publicity manager, from senior publicist. Jennifer Dee has been promoted to publicist, from associate publicist. Katharine McAnarney has been promoted to publicist, from associate publicist.