Shida Carr has been promoted to associate director of publicity. She was formerly assistant director of publicity.
Jessica Roth has been promoted to assistant director of publicity. She was formerly publicity manager.
Kate Hutchison has joined BookShout as director of business development and publisher relations after spending the last year working in business development for startups Litsy and Bookstr. She was earlier director of Hachette Speakers Bureau; publicity, promotions and events manager at Rizzoli Bookstore; and associate editor of Kindle Singles at Amazon.