Spring 2018 Student & Alumni Appreciation Dinner

M.S. in Publishing Graduate Assistants Rachael Kelly, Jennifer Thompson, Ely Mellet, Bryan Potts, and Kimberly Holcombe. (Photo: Colleen Osborne)

On Thursday, April 12, the M.S. in Publishing program celebrated the achievements of students, alumni, and faculty at the annual Student & Alumni Appreciation Dinner. An honored Pace tradition, the event recognized the professionalism of graduates and the dedication of students at every stage of the program. It was a particularly poignant event as Professor Sherman Raskin – the director of the publishing program for the last 32 years – announced his intention to retire in March. Professor Raskin has been a distinguished member of the Pace community for 55 years. Continue reading “Spring 2018 Student & Alumni Appreciation Dinner”

Book Giveaway in the Publishing Lab!

calling all book lovers

Are the books on your shelves feeling a little lonely? Worry no more. Professor Soares has generously arranged for a book giveaway in the publishing lab STARTING RIGHT NOW. There’s a little bit of everything here – nonfiction, YA, commercial fiction, thriller, children’s lit, etc. Feel free to drop by and browse! We’ve got James Patterson, Anthony Horowitz, Tomi Adeyemi, Libba Bray… Continue reading “Book Giveaway in the Publishing Lab!”

Interested in joining the M.S. in Publishing program? Attend an Information Session!



FALL 2012



If you are interested in the M.S. in Publishing program at Pace University and would like to learn more, please feel free to attend our Fall Information Sessions!


*Sessions will be held at the Midtown Campus, 551 Fifth Avenue between 45th and 46th street on the 8th Floor or Online at HOMEPAGE-WWW.PACE.EDU.  The dates and times are listed below:


 FALL 2012

  •  Wednesday, Oct 3,  from  5:30-7:00 pm  at  Midtown Campus
  • Thursday, Nov 8,   from  5:30-7:00 pm  at   Midtown Campus
  • Monday, Nov 19   from   6:00-7:30 pm  in an  ON-LINE SESSION
  • Wednesday, Dec 5  from  5:30-7:00 pm   at  Midtown Campus



If you have any questions, please contact Graduate Admissions office at (212) 346-1531.  Information Sessions will also be offered during the Spring.

Job Opportunity at Penguin Young Readers Group!

Future industry publicists- consider the Publicist job opportunity at Penguin’s Young Adult Readers Group.

Join the Penguin Young Readers Group publicity team!  We are currently seeking a Publicist to create and execute publicity campaigns across all our Young Readers’ imprints including Putnam, Dutton, Dial, Philomel, Viking, Razorbill, Nancy Paulsen Books, Puffin, and Grosset & Dunlap and ranging from board books through YA novels.  This position will work on approximately 20 titles per season and will have the opportunity to work with key authors and campaigns.



Specific responsibilities include:

  1. Pitching to national and regional TV, print, radio, and online media and building strong media relationships.
  2. Working closely with publishers/editors, sales, and marketing.
  3. Writing press releases, targeted pitch letters, author bios, and other publicity material.
  4. Booking national author tours and local author appearances.
  5. Pitching authors for all trade show appearances.
  6. Creating targeted mailing lists & assisting with maintenance of the publicity database.
  7. Cultivating and maintaining author relationships.



  • Minimum 3 years publicity experience; book publicity a plus
  • Strong pitching technique and proven ability to generate creative story ideas
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proven ability to work within fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Strong organizational skills & ability to focus on details a must
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel, Publicity Assistant
  • Ability to travel less than 5% of the year via airplane, train or automobile required
  • An interest in children’s publishing is a plus


Please email your resume and cover letter with salary requirement to jobs@us.penguingroup.com indicating the position for which you are applying in the subject line. No phone calls/agencies.


Penguin Young Readers Group is one of the leading children’s book publishers in the United States. The company owns a wide range of imprints and trademarks including Dial Books, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Philomel, Puffin, Speak, Firebird, G. P. Putnam’s Sons, Viking, Razorbill, and Frederick Warne. These imprints are home to such award-winning, New York Times- bestselling authors as Laurie Halse Anderson, Jay Asher, Judy Blume, Jan Brett, Heather Brewer, Eric Carle, Roald Dahl, Tomie dePaola, Sarah Dessen, Anna Dewdney, John Green, Anthony Horowitz, Brian Jacques, Mike Lupica, Richelle Mead, Richard Peck, Jacqueline Woodson, and dozens of other popular authors. Penguin Young Readers Group is also the proud publisher of perennial brand franchises such as The Little Engine That Could, the Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys series, Peter Rabbit, Spot, the Classic Winnie the Pooh, the Very Hungry Caterpillar, Strega Nona, Madeline, Mad Libs, Alex Rider, the Rangers Apprentice, Skippyjon Jones, Llama Llama, and Pippi Longstocking, among many others. Penguin Young Readers Group is a division of Penguin Group (USA), theU.S. member of the internationally renowned Penguin Group, one of the largest English-language trade book publishers in the world. The Penguin Group is owned by Pearson plc, the international media group.

 Penguin Group (USA) values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Managing Editor Job Opportunity with Crain’s New York Business!

Crain’s New York Business has announced a full-time job opportunity for a Managing Editor!  Crain’s New York Business provides news, information and connections on all aspects of New York business, working in tandem with brands like “Advertising Age.”   Students interested in news, editing and publicity should consider this position.


Job Description:

Crain’s New York Business seeks a managing editor to oversee its best-in-class coverage of business and economic news in New York City.

Reporting to the editor, this is the No. 2 position in our newsroom.  The managing editor provides day-to-day newsroom leadership in the country’s largest and most competitive news market, guiding the editorial staff in developing and executing news stories, features, trend pieces and other information of interest to business owners, executives and professionals operating in the five boroughs of New York City. The managing editor also plays a key role in developing and executing the broader editorial strategies of Crain’s New York Business, working with the editor on conferences, events, multimedia projects, special issues and other editorial extensions of the highly trusted Crain’s New York brand.


Duties include:

*Working with reporters to develop story ideas for our weekly print publication and daily Web site

*Planning coverage for the upfront news section of the paper, an agenda-setting mix of scoops, personality-driven features and forward-looking analysis

*Editing stories for print, online and long-term projects

*Coordinating the work of reporters, copy editors, designers, Web producers, researchers and others involved in delivering stories in print and online, and ensuring that all newsroom operations meet every deadline.


Requirements & Experience:

*Several years of business journalism experience as a reporter and editor.

*Strong news judgment and a thorough understanding of business, finance and economics. Knowledge of the New York City business and political community a definite plus.

*A skillful editing touch with news and feature stories. You must be able to quickly turn raw copy into polished, engaging stories with the edge, sophistication and authority readers expect from Crain’s New York.

*A competitive nature; immunity to corporate and government spin and intimidation; determination to strip away the veneer of PR palaver and get the real story; ability to motivate reporters and work collaboratively with wide-ranging personality types across the newsroom.

*An ability to represent Crain’s New York at public events, including our own newsmaker forums and Crain conferences, and in local media.


Company Description:

Crain’s New York Business provides news, information and connections on all facets of New York through the prism of business. Crain’s is the leading source of information on the New York economy, the companies and industries that operate here, and connections between government and industry. Crain’s publishes daily news coverage on crainsnewyork.com, weekly coverage in print, and three specialized online daily reports – Insider, Pulse and Real Estate Daily – providing scoops and inside information on politics, health care and real estate, respectively. Readers come to Crain’s for in-depth coverage of the many industries that make up the fabric of New York’s business community.

 An industry leader, Crain Communications Inc is one of the largest privately-owned business publishers in the U.S. with 27 business, trade and consumer publications and related Web sites in North America, Europe and Asia. As an authoritative source of vital news and information to industry leaders and consumers worldwide, each of the company’s newspapers, magazines and Web sites have become required reading in their respective business and consumer sectors.


Crain Brands:

Advertising Age,   Automobilwoche

Automotive News,   Automotive News Europe

Autoweek,   BtoB

Business Insurance,  Crains Chicago Business

Crain’s Cleveland Business,   Crain’s Detroit Business

Crain’s New York Business,   Creativity

European Plastics News,   European Rubber Journal

InvestmentNews,   Media Business

Modern Healthcare,   Modern Physician

Pensions & Investments,   Plastics News

Plastics News China,   Plastics & Rubber Weekly

Rubber & Plastics News,   shopautoweek.com

Staffing Industry Analysts,   TelevisionWeek

Tire Business,   Urethanes Technology International

Waste & Recycling News,   Workforce


Crain Communications offers a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, profit sharing, and a friendly work environment. This is a great time to join our organization — a profitable, well established publishing leader. Crain Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


We thank you for your interest in Crain Communications and invite you to visit the careers page at Crain.com as positions are updated regularly.

Apply on Company Website and visit Crain’s New York Business Linked In account!