Dana Canedy named as publisher at Simon & Schuster
July 5, 2020
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dana Canedy will take on one of the biggest roles at Simon & Schuster.
The New York-based publishing house announced Monday that Canedy has been named as senior vice president and publisher of the imprint — the first African American to hold the position. The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist will begin her new role on July 27.
"I look forward to leading the storied Simon & Schuster flagship imprint, a publishing powerhouse that has long produced some of the most important and impactful books in our culture," Canedy said in a statement.
Canedy will succeed Jonathan...