HCCP and Harper Focus name Mark Warner VP, Business Development & Operations

HCCP and Harper Focus name Mark Warner VP, Business Development & Operations HarperCollins Christian Publishing and HarperCollins Focus are pleased to announce that Mark Warner will return to the company in the role of Vice President, Business Development & Operations starting Monday, February 12, 2024. Read More…

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Publishers invite churches to proclaim August 27 as Share the Dream Sunday

Publishers invite churches to proclaim August 27 as Share the Dream Sunday HarperCollins Publishing in collaboration with Urban Ministries, Inc., and The K.I.N.G. Movement are encouraging churches around the nation to proclaim Aug. 27 Share the Dream Sunday ahead of the 60th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s I Have a Dream speech, which he gave on Aug. 28, 1963. Read More…  

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HarperCollins Christian Publishing wins 15 SEPA Awards, including Book of the Year

HarperCollins Christian Publishing wins 15 SEPA Awards, including Book of the Year Editorial Vida and Grupo Nelson, the Spanish publishing divisions of HarperCollins Christian Publishing (HCCP), were recognized and honored with a combined 15 awards, including Book of the Year, at the 2023 Spanish Evangelical Publishing Association (SEPA) banquet on April 20, 2023. Read More…

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Thomas Nelson announces first translation-based study Bible: The NET Study Bible

Thomas Nelson announces first translation-based study Bible: The NET Study Bible Thomas Nelson, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, in partnership with Bible.org/Biblical Studies Press announces The NET Study Bible, the first translation-based study Bible created for the New English Translation (NET). Slated for release in 2027, David Dockery, PhD, Interim President, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, will helm the project as general editor. It will contain more than 750,000 words of in-depth study material. Read More…  

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Zondervan releases NASB Grace and Truth Study Bible, 1995 Text

Zondervan releases NASB Grace and Truth Study Bible, 1995 Text Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, is proud to announce the release of the NASB Grace and Truth Study Bible, 1995 Text, with General Editor Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr. Read More…   

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Gabriel Aviles named vice president of marketing for HarperCollins Christian Publishing’s Spanish Language Division

Gabriel Aviles named vice president of marketing for HarperCollins Christian Publishing’s Spanish Language Division (Nashville, Tenn.) June 3, 2022 — HarperCollins Christian Publishing (HCCP) today announced Gabriel Aviles as vice president of marketing for their Spanish Language Division. Aviles joined the Spanish Division as senior marketing director in 2019 with over 25 years of marketing experience. During his tenure as marketing leader, the Spanish Division has experienced 25% growth. Aviles has led the successful launch of the C.S. Lewis Spanish brand…

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HCCP announces promotion for Margaret Kercher

HCCP announces promotion for Margaret Kercher Margaret Kercher has been promoted to publicity director, Fiction for both HarperCollins Christian Publishing and HarperCollins Focus. In this role, Margaret will oversee the publicity strategy for Thomas Nelson Fiction, Zondervan Fiction, and the general market imprint, Harper Muse, as well as lead awareness campaigns in both the Christian and general markets. Read More…

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HarperCollins Christian Publishing wins six 2022 Christian Book Awards

HarperCollins Christian Publishing wins six 2022 Christian Book Awards Thirteen titles across eight categories honored as finalists  (Nashville, Tenn.) May 6, 2022 — HarperCollins Christian Publishing (HCCP) congratulates its authors and publishing teams who were honored with six 2022 Christian Book Awards. These awards are presented annually by the Evangelical Christian Publishing Association (ECPA) and honor the “best of the year” in Christian books and Bibles. This year marked the first in-person awards ceremony since 2020 and was held on May 3,…

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Ryan Pazdur named v-p and publisher for Zondervan Reflective and Study Resources

Ryan Pazdur named v-p and publisher for Zondervan Reflective and Study Resources (Nashville, Tenn.) November 1, 2021—Today, HarperCollins Christian Publishing announced Ryan Pazdur’s promotion to v-p and publisher for Zondervan Reflective and Study Resources. In this role, Pazdur will lead and manage the publishing programs for both product groups, including the acquisition, editorial development, and overall title strategy. Pazdur joined Zondervan 13 years ago and has spent the past 10 years serving as associate publisher and executive editor. Pazdur began…

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Zondervan releases NIV Radiant Virtues Bible

Zondervan releases NIV Radiant Virtues Bible Grand Rapids, Mich., Sept. 2021 – Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, is proud to announce the release of the NIV Radiant Virtues Bible, a Beautiful Word™ Collection, the newest addition to the Beautiful Word line of Bibles. “At the heart of the NIV Radiant Virtues Bible, are the three virtues found in 1 Corinthians 13 — faith, hope, and love,” said Melinda Bouma, vice president and publisher of Bibles for Zondervan. “As readers focus on those…

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HarperCollins Focus names Sara Kendrick associate publisher for HarperCollins Leadership

HarperCollins Focus names Sara Kendrick associate publisher for HarperCollins Leadership (Nashville, Tenn.) June 22, 2021—HarperCollins Focus today announced Sara Kendrick as the new associate publisher for the HarperCollins Leadership imprint. Kendrick has served as a senior acquisitions editor for HarperCollins Leadership since the imprint launched in 2018. In this role she acquired bestsellers including Business Made Simple by Donald Miller, We Should All Be Millionaires by Rachel Rodgers, and Quantum Marketing by Raja Rajamannar. As associate publisher, Kendrick will lead editorial planning, brand initiatives, and continue…

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HarperCollins Christian Publishing announces three editorial promotions for Fiction Group

HarperCollins Christian Publishing announces three editorial promotions for Fiction Group Becky Monds named associate publisher, Laura Wheeler named acquisitions editor, and Jodi Hughes named senior editor (Nashville, Tenn.) June 17, 2021 — HarperCollins Christian Publishing announced today the promotions of Becky Monds to associate publisher, Laura Wheeler to acquisitions editor, and Jodi Hughes to senior editor for the company’s fiction program, which publishes titles under the Thomas Nelson and Zondervan brands. Monds is an industry veteran, joining the company thirteen years ago…

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Influencer Campaign Case Study for Better Together from Zondervan’s Gift Books Division

Better Together from Zondervan’s Gift Books division is an inspirational hardcover coffee table book for people of all ages to enjoy. It features adorable animal photos alongside meaningful quotes on the topics of friendship, love, respect, compassion, and unity. It highlights the very best things about friendships and makes a great gift! FrontGate Media was hired to promote Better Together through our Social Influencer Group to increase awareness, engagement, and book sales.  Target Audience The ideal audience for this campaign…

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HarperCollins Christian Publishing promotes Bible marketing leadership

HarperCollins Christian Publishing promotes Bible marketing leadership Nashville, Tenn. (April 29, 2021)—HarperCollins Christian Publishing (HCCP) today announced the promotions of Nikki Getman to marketing v-p for the Thomas Nelson Bibles team and Bob Gaudet to marketing v-p for the Zondervan Bibles team. Getman and Gaudet lead their respective marketing teams and shape the overall strategies for Thomas Nelson and Zondervan Bible products, continuing to build innovative partnerships and discover creative ways to reach consumers. Getman joined the Thomas Nelson Bibles…

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