|Bell joins Icon Media Group as senior publicist|
|Written by Shannon Stowe|
|Monday, 12 January 2015 10:30 AM America/New_York|
Icon Media Group announced today that Katie Powell Bell has joined the firm as senior publicist. Bell most recently served as senior publicist for children’s and gift books at HarperCollins Christian Publishing, a division of HarperCollins Publishers.
“Katie’s publishing experience expands our firm into new areas and her media contacts are top notch. We are excited that she has joined our team,” said Icon Media Group Co-founder and President Shanon Stowe.
During her 2 1/2 years at HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Bell launched several New York Times best-sellers and worked with several authors, including country music star Josh Turner, pastor Matthew Barnett, Jesus Calling writer Sarah Young, Christian musician and actor Matthew West, and popular blogger Mandy Hale.
“I am thrilled to join such a powerhouse team. I look forward to my future with Icon,” Bell said.
Icon Media Group serves publishing, film and non-profit clients. Icon served as the publicity firm behind the No. 1 independent film of 2014, Pure Flix’s “God’s Not Dead,” which shocked the film industry by grossing more than $100 million worldwide. In the fall of 2014, the firm launched two top-five New York Times bestsellers: You Can, You Will by Joel Osteen, and The Best Yes by Lysa TerKeust.
Icon’s client roster has included: Sony/Affirm Films, Provident Films, One Media, Pure Flix, Red Entertainment, Salt Entertainment, Joel Osteen Ministries, Zondervan, American Bible Society, Thomas Nelson, Random House, Bethany House, Baker Books and David C Cook.