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Scholastic Parent & Child Names Elizabeth Shaw Editor

Elizabeth Shaw has been named editor-in-chief of Scholastic Parent & Child. Shaw came to Scholastic last year. She had previously served as executive editor of Parenting magazine. During her three years there she also oversaw editorial operations for Parenting Early Years and Parenting School Years.

“Elizabeth Shaw brings her expertise and unique voice to Scholastic Parent & Child, both as an editor and a parent,” said Jamie Engel, Scholastic Parent & Child’s VP and publisher, in a statement. ”The magazine is off to a promising start under her editorial guidance, and we are excited to see our magazine be the go-to resource to help parents raise happy and confident children.”

Shaw’s first issue is the August/September, which saw a 37 percent jump in ad pages compared to last year.

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.

Scholastic Parent & Child Names New Publisher

Jamie Engel has been named Vice President and Publisher of Scholastic Parent & Child magazine. Engel comes to the magazine from Bonnier’s Parenting Group, where he served as Group Associate Publisher.

“Jaime Engel brings vast industry experience and a proven track record to Scholastic Parent & Child magazine. He is the right person to continue the growth trajectory of the magazine in both print and digital formats,” said Hugh Roome, President, Consumer and Professional Publishing.

Engel will report to Roome.

New Art Director at Scholastic Parent & Child

Carolyn Veith Krienke has been named art director at Scholastic Parent & Child magazine where she will report to Nick Friedman, editor-in-chief.

Veith Krienke joins Scholastic Parent & Child from Martha Stewart Weddings, where she served as senior art director since 2009.  Previously, she was a senior designer with Real Simple magazine.

“We are delighted to welcome Carolyn to the Scholastic Parent & Child team,” says Friedman.  “Her creative vision, bringing brighter pages and stronger imagery to the magazine, results in a playful yet sophisticated publication for today’s modern mom.”

Veith Krienke’s work will debut in the February 2012 issue, which features actress Katherine Heigl on the cover.

Jeff Wellington Heads to Scholastic Parent & Child as VP, Publisher

Jeff Wellington has been VP and Publisher at Scholastic Parent & Child Magazine.

In this position, Wellington will lead the business and creative direction of the Parent & Child publishing program and will manage the strategic development of the Parent and Child brand.

Wellington will report to Hugh Roome, President, Consumer and Professional Publishing.

“Jeff Wellington has the right experience and a proven track record to continue the phenomenal growth trajectory of Scholastic Parent & Child magazine. We’ve had double-digit growth in each of the last five years and believe that Jeff can guide Scholastic Parent & Child to the next level of success online and in print,” Roome said.

He joins Scholastic from ReadyMade, a Meredith Corporation publication, where he served as Publisher for the past two years. There, he was responsible for the advertising sales, marketing, and brand development for the magazine and all digital applications.