Headline has promoted two editorial staff members, with Vicki Mellor moving up to become deputy publishing director.
Mellor will take on a brief to expand Headline's publishing in the crime and thriller area. She is currently the editor for authors including Karen Rose, Lisa Gardner and Andy McDermott. Mellor will continue to report to publishing director Imogen Taylor.
Headline is also promoting Frankie Gray to the role of commissioning editor, crossover fiction, with effect from 5th November. Gray will acquire and edit Headline's YA and crossover fiction, and will report to director of publishing Marion Donaldson.