Tara Parsons has been named editorial director of Harlequin MIRA. In this newly expanded role, Parsons, formerly executive editor for Harlequin MIRA, will help to shape the editorial direction of the imprint, including the expansion of Harlequin MIRA's trade program.

PricewaterhouseCoopers has named co-founder of Open Road Media Chris Lederer principal, where he will help lead the strategy practice in the entertainment, media, and communications sector.

Emily Angell has been promoted to editor for Portfolio, Sentinel, and Current. Natalie Horbachevsky has been promoted to associate editor.