Molly Barton has been promoted to vice president, digital publishing, business development and strategy at Penguin Group.
Barton has spearheaded a number of digital publishing initiatives. This includes launching Book Country, Penguin’s online community for aspiring writers; developing Penguin’s eSpecial program; expanding Penguin’s relationship with Starz Television Network; and developing interactive book apps like Jack Kerouac’s On the Road app for the iPad.
According to Barton’s LinkedIn page, she has been with Penguin since May 2005, when she joined the company as publishing coordinator. Prior to working at Penguin, Barton worked for Viking Books and Oxford University Press.