People In the News
- IT'S ALL IN THE BOOK. MacBride, Elizabeth // Crain's New York Business;10/1/2007, Vol. 23 Issue 40, pW15
The article presents information on Jane Friedman, the head of HarperCollins Publishers Inc. Friedman, who began her career as a typist at Dictaphone Corp., was an executive with Alfred A. Knopf Inc. before taking the top spot at HarperCollins in 1997. Friedman, known for having her finger on...
- Publisher Scorecards Advice/Misc. Lists. // Book Publishing Report;3/6/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p7
The article presents the scorecards of the publishers for the advice/miscellaneous category for bestseller books in the U.S. Random House Inc. has 14 titles for 15 weeks, HarperCollins Publishers Inc. has 3 titles in 15 weeks, Simon & Schuster Inc. has 3 titles in 12 weeks, Workman Publishing...
- Publishers Face the Question of Donations. McDorman, Dann // Publishers Weekly;8/19/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 33, p34
Deals with the donations of U.S. publishers from revenues of books about the September 2001 terrorist attacks. Donations of Workman, Abrams, HarperCollins and Basic Books; Publishers that do not plan to donate any profits from September 11 books; Trends in charitable gestures made by publishers.
- Innovative Bible, Cookbooks Among Father's Day Titles. // Book Publishing Report;
Reports on the promotion of books geared toward men in time for the Father's Day celebration in the U.S. Workman Publishing's promotion of two titles by Harry Harrison; Broadman & Holman's release of the "Sportsman's Bible"; HarperCollins Publishers Inc.'s debut of "More Than Money".
- People In The News. // Book Publishing Report;6/19/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 23, p6
Career developments involving employees in the U.S. publishing industry are discussed. Virginia Stanley was appointed as the new director of the Academic & Library Marketing at HarperCollins Publishers Inc. and will be reporting to Diane Burrowes. Christine Carswell was named publisher at...
- WHAT'S IT REALLY LIKE INSIDE: Harper Collins. // Marketing (00253650);7/28/2004, p95
This article provides information related to the publishing company Harper Collins. There are different types of people in publishing, but everyone has a passion for books, especially in the more literary marketing areas. The luxury of book marketing is that people are central to everything...
- Publisher unbound. Block, Valerie // Crain's New York Business;05/07/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 19, p3
Focuses on the efforts of HarperCollins Publishers Inc. chief executive officer Jane Friedman in helping the New York City-based publishing company return to profitability. Signing of author Michael Crichton to a two-book contract; Details regarding the efforts of the chief executive in...
- Corporate Shuffle. Deahl, Rachel // Publishers Weekly;7/7/2008, Vol. 255 Issue 27, p4
The article reveals that the U.S. publishing industry has undergone a reality television-like change as seen at its major houses in 2008. Among these changes include the resignation or dismissal of top executives, with HarperCollins and Hyperion losing their chief executive officers (CEO).
- Bell Headed for Morrow Cookbooks. // Publishers Weekly;1/17/2000, Vol. 247 Issue 3, p10
Announces that Harriet Bell will join HarperCollins as vice president of the company's William Morrow Cookbooks operation effective February 1, 2000. Background of Bell; Projects of HarperCollins for Morrow Cookbooks.