Oni Press, Inc. is pleased to announce the expansion of their marketing team with the appointments of John Schork and Shy Allott to the roles of Director of Publicity and Director of Sales, respectively.
Schork and Allott both have backgrounds in the comics industry with Schork having worked in Dark Horse Comics’ Editorial department before most recently serving as IDW Publishing’s Associate Manager of Marketing and PR. Allott comes to Oni Press having banked invaluable experience as Sales Manager for Dark Horse Comics and as Development and Events Manager for the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.
“These are two stone cold pros with a ton of experience between them, and a lot of energy and passion for the work ahead of them, and I believe they will help take our company to new heights over the coming months and years,” said Oni Press’ Editor in Chief James Lucas Jones.
“I’ve always been a fan of Oni Press as a publisher and I’m really looking forward to digging in and working with the staff and their stellar roster of creators to spread the good word about their great books!” said Schork.
“I’m thrilled to be joining the dynamic team at Oni Press,” said Allott. “Their commitment to high-caliber, creator-owned titles and innovative storytelling has crafted them into a publisher I’m incredibly proud to be a part of.”
The second half of 2013 and beyond is looking like a very exciting time for Oni Press. With a slew of intriguing titles entering the market and in production, plus an expanded marketing department, Oni Press is setting about doing what they do best: putting great comics in front of the best fans on Earth!