ECPA's Rush To Press

Howard Books is pleased to announce that Jennifer Smith has been promoted to Vice President, Director of Publicity

Christopher M. McCarthy
Publicity Assistant
HOWARD BOOKS | A Division of Simon & Schuster
Phone: 615.873.2092 | Fax: 615.370.3834

Jennifer came to Howard Books in October of 2010, from Simon & Schuster Audio. Prior to that, she was the Director of Publicity & Marketing for Simon & Schuster distribution client Meadowbrook Press, where she worked with members of the S&S Sales Division.

Since joining the Howard team, Jennifer has been an integral part of our growing success and has helped cement Howard Books’ reputation in the marketplace as the foremost publisher of Inspirational/Christian books.

She has been diligent in assuring our books and authors get the attention they deserve across mainstream and Christian media platforms, and has helped our imprint launch more than 30 titles to the New York Times Bestseller list including: EntreLeadershipAn Invisible ThreadKisses from KatieIllusionWaking up in HeavenAngels WalkingEmotionsWhere a Man StandsThe Traitors WifeRise of Isis and many more.

In 2013, she led campaigns for some of the company’s most successful titles including #1 NYT bestsellers Happy, Happy, Happy  and Sicology 1. In addition, she has fostered relationships with, and spearheaded campaigns for many bestselling authors including A&E’s “Duck Dynasty” Family, TLC’s Duggar Family, the stars of TLC’s “The Little Couple”, Wm. Paul Young, Tim Conway, Karen Kingsbury, Charles Stanley, Darryl Strawberry, Jay Sekulow, and many others.

Jennifer’s ability to navigate media relationships as well as lead her team have proven instrumental in helping to grow the Howard Books division to what it is today. Please join me in congratulating Jennifer on this well-deserved promotion.