At Simon & Schuster, Sally Marvin has joined Gallery Publishing Group as v-p and director of publicity, reporting to senior v-p and publisher Jennifer Bergstrom. As a result of the move, Jennifer Robinson has been named v-p and executive publicist, and will step down from day-to-day management of Gallery's publicity department. Jean Anne Rose, deputy director of publicity, will leave the company, but will continue to work with Gallery on a freelance basis.
Marvin joins S&S on July 22 from Penguin Random House, where she was most recently director of Random House events and event partnerships, and where she previously served as publicity director for the Random House imprint. At Gallery, she will supervise the Gallery publicity team, set strategies for campaigns, and represent Gallery and its various imprints to national media contacts. She will also personally conduct campaigns for select major titles. Marvin has worked with such authors as Laura Hillenbrand, Elizabeth Strout, Charles Duhigg, Paul Kalanithi, Maya Angelou, and John Irving.
Robinson will shift gears to focus on publicity campaigns for celebrity and pop culture titles. She has been with S&S since 2005, when she was named director of publicity for Simon Spotlight Entertainment. She has worked with such authors as Lewis Black, Jose Canseco, Chelsea Handler, Amy Schumer, Omarosa Manigault Newman, Tiffany Haddish, Dick Cheney, and Derek Jeter.
Rose began her stint at S&S as part of Pocket Books, later joining Gallery and overseeing campaigns for many of the publisher's titles, in particular those from the Threshold imprint. She has worked with such authors as Glenn Beck, Mark R. Levin. Rush Limbaugh, Catherine Coulter, Tim Gunn, Stassi Schroeder, and Stanley Tucci. Rose has also worked as publicist for Gallery's mass market publishing for some time; her last official day will be August 15.