Tami Booth Corwin Named President of Rodale Books
Posted on July 8, 2005Steve Murphy, president and CEO of Rodale, Inc., has named Tami Booth Corwin to the new position of President of Rodale Books. In her new role, Corwin will continue to report directly to Murphy and will assume responsibility for all of Rodale's book activities, including how its sales, marketing and operations divisions publish each book. In addition, she will continue as Editor-in-Chief of Books. Corwin joined Rodale in 2000 as Executive Editor of the Women's Book Group and was promoted to Editor-in-Chief. Corwin continues to manage the expansion of the list beyond Rodale's core categories of health and lifestyle to include narrative nonfiction, biography and memoir, among others. As president of the book division, Corwin will be responsible for working with various divisions to develop plans for the marketing of each book, and will approve the overall marketing strategy for each title. Prior to joining Rodale, she held editorial and marketing positions in both trade and professional publishing at companies such as IDG Books and Little, Brown.