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W Publishing names Megan Dobson
as associate publisher

(Nashville, TN) May 25, 2017—W Publishing, an imprint of Thomas Nelson, today announced Megan Jayne Dobson as its new associate publisher.

Dobson has been with the HarperCollins Christian Publishing (HCCP) sales organization for seven years, most recently as director for the mass market channel. In her previous sales role, Dobson worked with accounts like Target, Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club, Costco, and their distributors. She has spearheaded many successful retail campaigns for the company, helping to coordinate between the retailer, author, agent, and publishing team.

During her tenure at HCCP, Dobson has helped foster relationships with the country’s largest retail chains, continuing to create new programs for retailers to help consumers discover HCCP products. Additionally, Dobson has formulated new partnerships resulting in new distribution opportunities.

As associate publisher for W Publishing, the imprint behind the New York Times bestsellers like Heaven is For Real by Todd and Sonja Burpo, Same Kind of Different As Me by Ron Hall and Denver Moore, and most recently, The Magnolia Story by HGTV’s super-couple Chip and Joanna Gaines, This Life I Live by Rory Feek, and Is This the End? by Dr. David Jeremiah, Dobson will help lead the overall editorial vision and business strategy.

“I am so pleased to welcome Megan to the W Publishing team,” says Daisy Hutton, vice president and publisher of W Publishing. “Megan has proven her publishing expertise with her instrumental work in growing HarperCollins Christian Publishing’s presence in the mass market space, and I am confident her leadership and initiative will bring exciting new perspective and opportunities to our team.”

About Thomas Nelson: Thomas Nelson is a world leading publisher and provider of Christian content and has been providing readers with quality inspirational product for more than 200 years. As part of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Inc., the publishing group provides multiple formats of award-winning Bibles, books, gift books, cookbooks, curriculum and digital content, with distribution of its products in more than 100 countries. Thomas Nelson, is headquartered in Nashville, TN. For additional information visit

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