Daniel Marrs named associate publisher for Nelson Books

Daniel Marrs named associate publisher for Nelson Books (Nashville, TN) July 15, 2021—Thomas Nelson today announced Daniel Marrs as the new associate publisher for Nelson Books, a nonfiction imprint of the publishing group. In this role, Marrs will lead the editorial strategy for Nelson Books, overseeing the editorial process and helping to shape the acquisitions strategy for the imprint. He will also manage and develop the editorial production team. Marrs is a seasoned publishing leader, having served most recently as…

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Nelson Books promotes Mark Glesne and Stephanie Tresner

Nelson Books promotes Mark Glesne and Stephanie Tresner Nashville, Tenn. (October 23, 2020) – Nelson Books, an imprint of Thomas Nelson, today announced two promotions within its marketing staff.  Mark Glesne will be senior director of marketing for Nelson Books, specifically focusing on Max Lucado and Lysa TerKeurst author brands, and Stephanie Tresner will become a director of marketing for Nelson Books. Glesne joined the Nelson Books team in 2017 to lead the brand and marketing management for the Max…

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Jessica Wong promoted to Executive Editor for Nelson Books

Jessica Wong promoted to Executive Editor for Nelson Books Nashville, Tenn. (March 24, 2020) — Thomas Nelson today announced Jessica Wong as the executive editor for Nelson Books, a nonfiction imprint of Thomas Nelson. Wong has spent a total of seven years in editorial at Thomas Nelson, beginning her career in 2007 as an editorial assistant and returning in 2014 as a senior acquisitions editor. In this role she served as the editorial leader for top industry author brands including…

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Jamie Lockard hired as vice president of marketing for Nelson Books

Jamie Lockard hired as vice president of marketing for Nelson Books (Nashville, TN) June 19, 2018—Thomas Nelson announced Jamie Lockard as its new vice president marketing for Nelson Books today. Lockard will report to Brian Hampton, senior vice president and publisher for Nelson Books, and will work closely alongside Hampton to develop and lead key marketing and brand strategy. Lockard comes to Nelson Books after running a consulting firm specializing in B2B and B2C marketing strategy, professional development, and brand…

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THE DAUGHTER FROM ‘NOT WITHOUT MY DAUGHTER’ TO RELEASE MEMOIR

THE DAUGHTER FROM ‘NOT WITHOUT MY DAUGHTER’ TO RELEASE MEMOIR More than two decades ago, Not Without My Daughter told of an American mother and her daughter, kidnapped and held captive by an abusive Iranian father. The tale of their imprisonment and harrowing escape was a global sensation, captured in an international best-selling book and a film starring Sally Field.  In My Name is Mahtob, set for release December 1 from Nelson Books, Mahtob Mahmoody recounts not only what she endured as a little…

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Nelson Books Hires VP of Marketing

Nelson Books Hires VP of Marketing Contact: Jolene Barto Senior Corporate Communications Specialist web:  Jolene.Barto@harpercollins.com Nelson Books, a nonfiction imprint of Thomas Nelson, is pleased to announce the hiring of VP of marketing Jeff James. Effective June 29, James will become the newest member of the Nelson Books team, filling the role previously held by Chad Cannon.  Prior to joining Nelson Books, James was the CEO and founder of Mythology LLC, a marketing consulting practice that designed marketing strategies and management…

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Nelson Books promotes Chad Cannon to vice president of marketing

Nelson Books promotes Chad Cannon to vice president of marketing Media Contact: Casey Harrell, director of Corporate Communications Phone: (615) 902-1109 Email: casey.harrell@harpercollins. com (Nashville, TN)–Nelson Books, an imprint of Thomas Nelson, last week announced the promotion of Chad Cannon to vice president of marketing. Cannon joined Nelson Books in April 2012 as senior director of marketing. In his two years with the company, Cannon has led marketing campaigns for “A Year of Biblical Womanhood,” by Rachel Held Evans, “Happy…

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