Christian Retailing

NEWSLETTERS Current Issue Worthy Publishing launches Spanish imprint
Worthy Publishing launches Spanish imprint PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jeremy Burns   
Wednesday, 30 April 2014 03:29 PM EDT

SamRodriguez-webWorthy Publishing has announced the creation of a Spanish-language imprint, Worthy Latino. The new imprint will publish the company’s list for both the Spanish and Portuguese markets in the U.S. and internationally.

“Creating a Spanish imprint and hiring an expert in the Hispanic market is a strategic opportunity that allows Worthy to reach even further internationally with our product offerings and distribution,” said Byron Williamson, president and CEO of Worthy Publishing.

Industry veteran Sam Rodriguez has been hired as executive director of Worthy Latino. Rodriguez comes to Worthy after serving in leadership roles at companies including Spanish House, Crown Financial Ministries and Thomas Nelson Publishers’ Spanish division. Throughout his 25-year career, he has been instrumental in launching books and increasing platform visibility in the Spanish market for such authors as Max Lucado, John Maxwell, Dave Ramsey, John Mason, Andy Andrews, Stormie Omartian, John Hagee, Charles Swindoll, Marilyn Hickey, Charles Stanley, Jack Hayford and Luis Palau.

“It is my privilege to be part of Worthy Publishing, a company with a fresh pioneering vision to impact the Hispanic market,” Rodriguez said.

Worthy Latino’s first titles will include the Spanish edition of John Hagee’s New York Times best-selling Four Blood Moons, as well as titles by Charles R. Swindoll, Tim Clinton, John Townsend, Stephen Arterburn, and Les & Leslie Parrott.

 

In this current issue:

Kingsbury, Downey team up to bring Baxter family to television

News image

Roma Downey and LightWorkers Media, the faith and family division...

READ MORE

FaithWords sees big sales for Osteen's 'The Power of I Am'

News image

Hachette Nashville announced it has shipped more than 400,000 copies...

READ MORE

'Fringe Hours' makes ‘Wall Street Journal’ best-seller list

News image

Jessica N. Turner’s first book with Revell, The Fringe Hours: Making...

READ MORE

Precious Moments announces Atlanta gift show winner

News image

Precious Moments Co. announced Monday that Four Star Card &...

READ MORE

LifeWay signs purchase agreement for Capitol View site

News image

LifeWay Christian Resources has signed a purchase agreement for 2.7...

READ MORE

Skillet’s ‘Monster’ becomes biggest digital single in CCM history

News image

Skillet’s hit single “Monster” has become the biggest digital single...

READ MORE

Top VBS program honored

News image

Christian Standard Media announced Thursday the selection of “Deep Sea...

READ MORE

NAE: Evangelical leaders want books about mission, social action

News image

In a survey by the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE),...

READ MORE

Tyndale House releases Bible for gamers

News image

Tyndale House Publishers and Scarlet City Studios are partnering to...

READ MORE

Adam Hamilton appointed to presidential administration post

News image

President Barack Obama has appointed best-selling author and Pastor Adam...

READ MORE

‘Jesus Storybook Bible’ reaches sales milestone

News image

Zonderkidz announced Saturday that The Jesus Storybook Bible has reached a...

READ MORE

Signature Marketing Network releases year-end retail results

News image

Signature Marketing Network retailers reported sales and margin gains for...

READ MORE
100%
-
+
0
Show options

a