Hachette with David Shelley – Part One

Aug 29, 2021

Episode 138 of bookcareers.com Live.

In this episode of bookcareers Live we interview the CEO of Hachette UK, David Shelley.

David answers many questions and talks to us about his incredible career path from Editorial Assistant to CEO. We discuss the moments that were pivotal in his career as well as address the biggest challenge he has faced.

We then go on and talk about David’s vision for the Hachette regional offices and whether he thinks other publishers will follow Hachette out of London. Before discussing how the Changing the Story initiative and why diversity and inclusion is important.

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

Part two, covering book job transparency, careers and the future of publishing follows next week in episode 139.

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