Anna Rafferty joins Pottermore

Harry Potter fan site Pottermore has appointed Anna Rafferty as director of product, creative and content.  In her new job, reporting to c.e.o. Susan L Jurevics, Rafferty will "head up a dedicated team to ensure that Pottermore’s product, content, creative and technology continue to develop and innovate to reflect the changing audience and retail landscape", said Pottermore.  "I am delighted to welcome such a digital talent to the Pottermore team as we continue to welcome established and new audiences to J K Rowling’s wizarding world," said Jurevics. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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