McDonald Named Executive Editor at Ave Maria

Karey Circosta, publisher and CEO of Catholic press Ave Maria, has named Kristi McDonald to the role of executive editor, trade at the company. McDonald left Ave Maria in 2020 after more than ten years with the press, most recently as acquisition editor. As executive editor, McDonald will be responsible for acquiring books by influential Catholic authors.

“Kristi is an outstanding editor who has shepherded books—such as Bob Schuchts’s Be Healed—that have provided a path to healing for many Catholics," Circosta said in a press release. "I am so pleased to have her back as on staff as a full-time editor.”

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