Jaime Witcomb

Jaime Witcomb – Publicist

I'm a publicist with over 15 years of experience managing debuts and high-profile authors at some of the biggest publishing houses in the UK

Overview

I am a PR professional with over 14 years experience in the publishing industry and have worked at a number of international publishing companies, including most recently as Head of PR at Harpercollins. I have worked with a variety of authors and brands across fiction and non-fiction – from debuts to household bestsellers and international brands.

I have devised and implemented PR strategies for word-of-mouth successes, launched debuts into the market and coordinated global campaigns for highly anticipated international bestsellers.

I have a wide range of experience in both consumer and trade publicity--covering (practically!) every genre of fiction and non-fiction titles including science fiction, fantasy, crime, contemporary fiction, YA, thrillers, cookery, self-help, historical fiction and non-fiction and celebrity memoirs.

I have a thorough understanding in promoting and publicising across the literary and arts industry and beyond, with a wide network of contacts within both the traditional and online media segments, across culture, lifestyle and news outlets. I have

I am creative and engaged and explore all avenues to deliver successful campaigns with impact and individuality.

Services
Fiction
Contemporary Fiction Fantasy Historical Fiction Mystery & Crime Romance Science Fiction Thriller & Suspense Young Adult

Work experience

Harpercollins UK

Sep, 2012 — Present

Harpercollins UK

Sep, 2012 — Present

Hodder and Stoughton

Mar, 2010 — Sep, 2012 (over 2 years)

Hodder and Stoughton

Mar, 2010 — Sep, 2012 (over 2 years)

I. B. Tauris

Jul, 2009 — Mar, 2010 (8 months)

I. B. Tauris

Jul, 2009 — Mar, 2010 (8 months)

Headline Publishers

May, 2008 — May, 2009 (about 1 year)

Headline Publishers

May, 2008 — May, 2009 (about 1 year)

Jaime has 2 reviews

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Dániel M.

Dániel M.

Dec, 2023

Professional help, just as I needed.
Clemmie B.

Clemmie B.

Jul, 2023

Jaime is a godsend! For the launch of my self-published debut novel, she managed to put together a fantastic blog tour on Instagram and even got me a couple of interviews on the radio. She always happily replies to my (tons of) questions, and I am so pleased to have hired her. Honestly hoping that we will have a long and fulfilling collaboration. I would recommend her to anyone needing a fantas...
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