|'Christian Retailing' names new editor|
|Sunday, 21 October 2012 11:00 PM EDT|
Christine D. Johnson has been promoted to editor of Christian Retailing. Having worked with the magazine for more than 12 years, most recently as general editor, she assumed her new post earlier this month.
A graduate of Regent University in Virginia Beach, Va., with a master's in journalism and a Certificate in Biblical Studies from Columbia Biblical Seminary (now part of Columbia International University) in Columbia, S.C., she worked in Christian shortwave radio for eight years with Far East Broadcasting Co. in Manila, Philippines, and four years in Christian and classical music radio with WARO/WWCS in the Pittsburgh area.
She also taught online with the University of Maryland University College and worked with the former Zondervan Family Bookstores chain.
The magazine's previous editor, Andy Butcher, left earlier in the year after nearly nine years at the helm.
Christian Retailing distributes nearly 6,500 copies per issue. Inspirational Gift Mart, a supplement serving the Christian gift market, also is published quarterly. Since 2001, the magazine has sponsored the Retailers Choice Awards, which were presented this year at the International Christian Retail Show in Orlando, Fla.
Johnson welcomes comments from readers of Christian Retailing and Inspirational Gift Mart. She also invites readers to subscribe to the digital edition of the magazine and to sign up for Christian Retailing Update, the magazine's weekly e-newsletter by visiting the "Subscribe" section by clicking here. Contact her with any suggestions or comments at firstname.lastname@example.org.