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

November 1, 2021

(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 […]


September 16, 2021

The Jesus Storybook Bible Podcast premieres September 23 with guests Amy Grant and Bishop Michael Curry Grand Rapids, MI – September 16, 2021 – Zonderkidz is pleased to announce that New York Times bestselling author Sally Lloyd-Jones, creator of the multi-million bestseller The Jesus Storybook Bible, will host a new podcast beginning this fall. Inspired […]

Daniel Marrs named associate publisher for Nelson Books

July 15, 2021

(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 […]

Laura Bartlett named associate publisher for Zondervan Bibles

July 13, 2021

Grand Rapids, Mich. (July 13, 2021)— Zondervan today announced Laura Bartlett as the new associate publisher for its Bibles team, which publishes multiple Bible translations: the New International Version (NIV), New International Reader’s Version (NIrV), New Revised Standard Version (NRSV), New American Standard Bible (NASB), and the Amplified Bible (AMP). Bartlett is an 18-year Christian […]

HarperCollins Christian Publishing Aligns Sales and Marketing Operations Under Unified Leadership

July 8, 2021

Company names Doug Lockhart, SVP Sales and Centralized Marketing (Nashville, Tenn.) July 8, 2021—HarperCollins Christian Publishing today announced its plan to join sales and centralized marketing operations under a unified leadership structure that better positions its retail partners to capitalize on the company’s best-in-class marketing resources. Doug Lockhart will lead this strategy for the company […]