25 March

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 Lysa TerKeurst (Uninvited, It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way, and forthcoming book, Forgiving What You Can’t Forget) and Jen Hatmaker (Of Mess and Moxie and forthcoming book, Fierce, Free, and Full of Fire).

In her new role as executive editor, she will continue to lead the editorial strategy for these major author brands, as well as help create continuity and top quality across the team to attract and retain leading authors.

“I am thrilled for Jessica to take the helm as our team’s executive editor,” said Tim Paulson, v-p and publisher for Nelson Books. “I look forward to discovering new ways that Jessica can help lead us as a team, as her current leadership plays a crucial role at Nelson Books and, to a greater extent, all of the Thomas Nelson publishing imprints.”

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, 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 www.thomasnelson.com.

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