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Virginia Bryant Joins Georgetown University Press
as Marketing and Sales Director
WASHINGTON D.C.— Georgetown University Press is pleased to announce the appointment of Virginia Veiga Bryant as its new Marketing and Sales Director. Ms. Bryant joins the press with over two decades of experience in the publishing industry, specifically in marketing and sales. She will lead the press in its marketing and sales strategies, developing plans to promote and sell domestically and internationally the press’s dynamic, academically rigorous titles.
“We are extremely pleased to have Virginia join our staff,” said Richard Brown, Director of Georgetown University Press. “Her experience and her energy and her vision will be great assets as we continue to define and expand our niche in scholarly publishing.”
Ms. Bryant began her marketing career in DC publishing as the Director of Marketing and Distribution at Regnery Gateway, Inc. Following this position, she moved to The American Enterprise Institute Press where she served as the Director of Publications Marketing for thirteen years. There Ms. Bryant oversaw global marketing initiatives and managed an international distribution of over 250 books. She continued her career at the National Academies Press for eight years, serving as Marketing and Sales Manager, and then at the United States Institute of Peace as Senior Rights and Marketing Advisor. Ms. Bryant received a Performance Award for her work at USIP and a Distinguished Service Award in her time at National Academies.
Deeply part of the DC publishing community, Ms. Bryant currently teaches “Sales Management, Marketing, and Strategy” for the Master of Professional Studies in Publishing program at The George Washington University. She has also served as a Design Awards Judge for the Washington Book Publishers. Outside of her publishing career, Ms. Bryant is a national champion masters rower and team captain.
Ms. Bryant shares, “I have long been inspired by the quality and content of Georgetown University Press books and journals. I am looking forward to collaborating with an impressive group of colleagues and authors to engage a broader readership, to foster lively debate about important intellectual ideas, and to enable better communication and understanding across cultures.”
Georgetown University Press supports the academic mission of Georgetown University by publishing scholarly books and journals for a diverse, worldwide readership. These publications, written by an international group of authors representing a broad range of intellectual perspectives, focus on five subjects: bioethics; international affairs; languages; political science, public policy, & public management; and religion & ethics.
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