David Shelley from Hachette Part Two

Jun 5, 2022

Episode 178 of bookcareers.com Live

Our regular podcast episodes are on a Summer Break! In the meantime we will be replaying a few of our favourite interviews, as there is so much in them. We think you’ll enjoy them second time around.

This episode of bookcareers Live is Part Two of our interview with David Shelley, CEO of Hachette UK, which took place in August 2021.

In Part One, David spoke to us about his incredible career path, and his vision for the Hachette regional offices and the Changing the Story initiative and why diversity and inclusion is important. If you missed it you can find it here.

In this episode, Part Two, David discussed Book Job Transparency and why other publishers should ‘face the fear’ and publish salaries in job advertisements. We also went on to discuss careers and opportunities at Hachette and the next big thing in publishing. Plus so much more!

So if you want to hear one of the most refreshing voices in book publishing listen to this interview.

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