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Mountain Brook Ink hires new Publicity Manager

Tim Pietz Takes on Role of Publicity Manager at MBI

WHITE SALMON, Wash., NOV. 8, 2021 After two years in the role, Alyssa Roat, publicity manager at publisher Mountain Brook Ink, vacated the position to make way for new publicity manager Tim Pietz.

A graduate of Taylor University’s professional writing program with dual degrees in Professional Writing and Strategic Communication, Pietz has previously worked with publishers like Tyndale House, Wheaton Press and Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas as a freelance editor, and has served in marketing capacities at Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas and Brimstone Fiction.

“I couldn’t have asked for a better successor,” Roat said. “I’ve worked with Tim in various professional capacities over the past few years and know him to be diligent and innovative. I’m excited to see where he takes this role.”

Roat will remain with the company in a new and expanded role that is to be announced. Meanwhile, Pietz will take over operations in publicity for both Mountain Brook Ink and the publisher’s speculative fiction imprint, Mountain Brook Fire.

Mountain Brook Ink is based out of White Salmon, Washington and owned by multi-published and ECPA best-selling author, Miralee Ferrell. Specializing in Christian fiction in a wide variety of genres for adult and young adult audiences, Mountain Brook Ink’s books have received numerous honors in awards such the Selah Awards, the Christy Awards, the Carol Awards, the Realm Awards and many more. To find out more about Mountain Brook Ink’s publications go to:

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