Tiffany Tomlin has been promoted to executive director of the newly aligned Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau.
At Chronicle Books, Liz Marotte has been promoted to senior client account manager. In addition, Lara Starr has been promoted to senior publicist, children’s publishing.
At Workman, John Jenkinson has been promoted to senior publicist, while Margaret Rogalski has been named publicist, moving over from Gotham Books.
At Disney-Hyperion, Lisa Yoskowitz has been promoted to senior editor, and Laura Schreiber moves up to associate editor. Liz Usuriello has been promoted to publishing coordinator; Joann Hill is now senior manager, design; and Maria Elias has been made senior designer.
Kerry Lagan has joined IPR License as sales manager.Previously she was a rights assistant at Pan Macmillan.
Author Joe McGinnis, 71, died Monday from complications from prostate cancer. His books ranged from The Selling of the President (1968) to Fatal Vision (1983) and The Rogue: Searching for the Real Sarah Palin (2011). Jeffrey Toobin has a blog postscript on this “legendary figure in journalism.”