June 25, 2017

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School Library Journal Promotes Ishizuka, Diaz


Kathy IshizukaKathy Ishizuka has been named executive editor of School Library Journal. Last year, she was appointed executive editor, technology and digital projects, expanding SLJ’s presence across many platforms. Ishizuka has served as technology editor since 2004.


Shelley Diaz



Shelley Diaz has been promoted to associate editor at SLJ. Diaz will join the news/content team in addition to serving on the book review staff and contributing to special projects and events. Previously assistant editor, book review, Diaz is pursuing her MLIS degree with a Certificate in Children’s and Teen Services at Queens College.

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  1. Jeffrey Hastings says:

    Yay, Kathy!