People 6/3 June 6, 2022By Katy Hershberger Random House Emily Isayeff has been promoted to associate director of publicity, Ballantine Bantam Dell. Vanessa DeJesús joins as publicity manager, Random House. Chronicle Books Deanna Quinones has joined as copywriter. Sara Boncha has joined as subsidiary rights manager. Nisha Barnes has joined as diversity, learning and development manager. Kate Breiting Schmitz has been promoted to director of finance. Barrett Hooper has been promoted to senior sales & ecommerce analyst. Kate Herman has been promoted to associate director of key accounts. Melissa Grecco has been promoted to senior sales manager. Jessica Kingsley Publishers Alex DiFrancesco joins as the company’s first US-based commissioning editor for the gender and sexuality lines. DiFrancesco was previously assistant editor at Sundress Publications.