My Job In 5: Ania Duggan, Commissioning Editor- Audio, Penguin Random House Group UK

Describe your role I project manage the creation of our audiobooks by a wide range of fiction and non-fiction authors. This involves reading manuscripts and identifying books to record, acquiring audio rights if necessary, casting the right voices to bring stories to life and arranging recordings at studios, including The Penguin Studio at our 80 Strand office. What do you like best about your role? Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Describe your role My job title is picture book designer but people outside the industry always think that I must illustrate all the books! Unfortunately I’m not that talented (though I do a mean stick man) so I end up describing my job as being an editor for the illustrators. Working in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Penguin Random House Merger: UK Reactions (And Melville House’s)

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Ex-BBC executive behind Little Britain joins Penguin Random House UK

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UK’s FutureBook Conference 2014: The Penguin Random House Show!

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