Anne Alexander has been named senior vice president and editorial director of National Geographic’s Books division.
In her new role, Alexander will manage the editorial development for the division’s general trade, direct response and digital books. She reports directly to chief creative officer Melina Gerosa Bellows.
Here’s more from the release: “Alexander had been an editorial consultant for National Geographic’s publishing group since October 2010 and was responsible for developing the special issue of National Geographic’s Exploring History magazine. She has extensive experience in the publishing business, having held senior editorial positions at Prevention and Natural Health and having worked internationally at AOL in the United Kingdom and with a major European publisher. While at Rodale, publisher of Prevention magazine, she led the Healthy Living Book Group, producing 30 books a year and managing a staff of more than 50 employees.”