RBmedia appoints Megan Dobson as the new publisher for its ChristianAudio brand
Landover, MD, December 17, 2019—RBmedia, the largest independent audiobook producer in the world, is pleased to announce that Megan Dobson has joined its ChristianAudio brand as the new publisher. In her new role, Megan will acquire all content for ChristianAudio, manage relationships with partner publishers, agents, and authors in the Christian market and oversee ways to grow this important RBmedia brand.
Prior to joining ChristianAudio, Megan spent nine years at HarperCollins Christian Publishing, most recently as the associate publisher for W Publishing, where she led editorial strategy for Thomas Nelson’s nonfiction trade imprint that has published bestselling authors such as Chip and Joanna Gaines, Dr. David Jeremiah, and Kathie Lee Gifford. Previously, Megan served as the director of mass-market sales for HarperCollins Christian Publishing, collaborating with publishers on content direction and expanding placement for inspirational books in accounts such as Target, Walmart and Costco. Her early career included editorial and marketing roles with nonprofit Stephen Ministries St. Louis.
“We look forward to Megan continuing ChristianAudio’s commitment to securing the best authors and producing the highest quality recordings with the goal to become the industry leader of Christian audio content,” said Troy Juliar, Chief Content Officer for RBmedia. “We are investing aggressively in this category and are in the strong position to serve audio fans and partner with leading content creators in the Christian market.”
Speaking about her new position, Dobson said, “As part of RBmedia, ChristianAudio is positioned to be a strong partner for Christian publishers looking for the best audio production experience for their authors. I’m excited about our vision for the future of ChristianAudio and the potential to reach a growing, broad audience of Christians looking for content that inspires them to think about God, themselves and the world.”
RBmedia is a global leader in spoken audio content and digital media distribution technology that reaches millions of consumers—at home, in the car, and wherever they take their mobile devices. RBmedia produces exclusive titles and delivers the finest digital content through its platforms—including audiobooks, streaming video, educational courses, entertainment titles, and much more. Headquartered in Landover, Maryland, the company has a catalog of more than 40,000 exclusive audiobooks through its content brands: Recorded Books, Tantor Media, HighBridge, Kalorama Audio, ChristianAudio, Gildan Media, W.F. Howes in the United Kingdom, and Wavesound in Australia. RBmedia is owned by KKR, a leading global investment firm. Find out more at www.rbmediaglobal.com.
For more than 10 years, ChristianAudio.com has been providing top-quality Christian audiobooks. Already the leading site of engagement between Christian authors and their audio listeners, ChristianAudio.com is working toward a goal of becoming the largest provider of downloadable Christian audio. The site offers a diverse variety of digital audio products for immediate download. A love for audiobooks drives production and the organization’s mission is to be one of the most trusted places on the internet for the refreshment and growth of the soul. Find out more at christianaudio.com.