(Alexandria, VA) – The International Sleep Products Association, the trade association representing mattress manufacturers and component suppliers, has promoted Beth English to editorial director for BedTimes and Sleep Savvy magazines. In her new role, she is responsible for developing the strategic priorities and editorial direction of both publications. English joined the ISPA team in 2014 as managing editor and previously served as associate director, Editorial Services for The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
“In her new role, Beth will bring a wealth of fresh ideas and forward thinking to the magazines,” noted ISPA Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Mary Helen Rogers. “Her considerable skill and knowledge will take our magazines in new and exciting directions.”
With experience in communications, editing and publishing at a variety of outlets that have included magazines, newspapers, a university, and a public school system, English will develop the strategic priorities and editorial direction for the ISPA publications.
“I’m honored and excited to lead the editorial team,” English said. “We have an incredible staff, and I know we will uncover new opportunities for both BedTimes and Sleep Savvy.”
A graduate of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (MA, Liberal Studies) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (BA, Journalism and Mass Communication and English) English lives in North Carolina with her husband and two children.
Established in 1915, the International Sleep Products Association (ISPA) is dedicated to lead and advance the interests of the sleep products industry by helping the world sleep better. As the industry’s trade organization, ISPA represents the sleep products industry and members in countries around the world.
ISPA provides a wide range of services that benefit its membership. These include exclusive industry surveys and statistics, government advocacy support, educational offerings, the industry’s ISPA EXPO trade show, safety research through its Sleep Products Safety Council, consumer research and education through its Better Sleep Council, BedTimes and Sleep Savvy publications.
To learn more, visit www.sleepproducts.org or contact [email protected].