People in Publishing - changes to editorial teams at Random House Childrens' Books & Andersen Press

Random House Children's Books and Andersen Press are making some changes to their editorial teams, with RHCB commissioning editor Ruth Knowles joining Andersen Press on a year's secondment. Knowles will step into an acting editorial director for fiction role from Monday, 9th January, covering for Charlie Sheppard's maternity leave.

Meanwhile, during this period, Natalie Doherty will take on an acting editor role at RHCB and Kirsten Armstrong, who previously worked at David Fickling Books, will join as assistant editor.

Jessica Clarke has also been promoted to editor at RHCB, having joined the fiction team in June 2010.

Moves at RHCB and Andersen: