Brant Janeway is leaving the ad sales team at The Daily Beast and returning to publishing, joining Macmillan Audio as marketing director. Among his publishing positions, he was director of advertising at Bantam Dell, where he also managed their podcast program.
At Orbit Books, DongWon Song has been promoted to Editor, as Jennifer Flax moves up to assistant editor.
At Scholastic Press, Jody Corbett has been promoted to associate editor and Erin Black has been promoted to assistant editor.
Next March, Poets & Writers will present their annual Writers for Writers Awards to Junot Diaz, Maxine Hong Kingston and M.L. Liebler, with their Editor’s Award going to Pat Strachan at Little, Brown.
Ardath Rodale, 81, chairwoman of Rodale Inc. until her daughter Maria took the position in 2007, and “chief inspiration officer” thereafter, died Friday at her home.