Claiborne Smith has been appointed to the newly created position of editor in chief at Kirkus Media. Smith was previously features editor at Kirkus.

Emily S. Keyes will be joining Foreword Literary, Inc. as agent. She was previously an agent at the L. Perkins Agency.

Dana Trocker has joined Simon & Schuster as associate marketing manager. Previously, she was speaker relations coordinator at Macmillan Speakers Bureau.