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Dana Perino Appointed Editorial Director of Crown Forum

Former White House press secretary Dana Perino (pictured) has been appointed editorial director of Crown Forum, the conservative books imprint at the Crown Publishing Group.

Perino served during George W. Bush‘s presidency. She also worked as communications strategist for Bush’s memoir, Decision Points, and former First Lady Laura Bush‘s book, Spoken From the Heart. She went on to become a contributor for Fox News.

Here’s more from the press release: “Ms. Perino will recommend, initiate, and submit exclusively to Crown Forum six to eight nonfiction book projects each year, to be written by conservative political or media personalities. Ms. Perino will also play an active role in devising and implementing the promotional campaigns for select Crown Forum publications. Ms. Perino will collaborate closely with Tina Constable, Senior Vice President, Crown Forum, and Sean Desmond, who has been promoted to Executive Editor, Crown Forum.”

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Sally Kim Named Editorial Director at Simon & Schuster

Sally Kim (pictured) has been named editorial director at Touchstone, a Simon & Schuster imprint. She will report to vice president and publisher Stacy Creamer.

Here’s more from the press release: “In the course of her career Sally has specialized in quality fiction with commercial appeal, which fits perfectly with our Touchstone mission. Her authors have included Lisa Unger, Gillian Flynn, Allison Winn Scotch, Justin Evans, Phillip Margolin, Cecelia Ahern, and Kate White.”

Kim’s previously served as executive editor at HarperCollins. Kim’s publishing career has included jobs at Random House, Macmillan, and the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency.