Jason Wells Joins American Psychological Association

Jason Wells has been named director, books marketing, at the American Psychological Association, effective April 2. The association publishes books for psychologist researchers and practitioners and publishes children's books under the Magination Press imprint.

Wells was most recently associate publisher, director of marketing and publicity, for the Rodale Kids imprint. Before that, he was v-p, marketing and publicity, at Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing and worked at Abrams for 14 years, most recently as executive director, publicity and marketing, for Abrams Books for Young Readers.

"We created this new leadership role within APA Publishing to improve the reach and impact of our books among both psychologists and the general public," David Nygren, senior director of marketing & branding at the APA, said. "Jason brings an impressive array of accomplishments and a vast knowledge of trade book marketing to our team."

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