In this fourth episode of SSP’s Early Career Development Podcast, Meredith Adinolfi and Sara Grimme engage with Charles Watkinson (University of Michigan Press), Alison Labbate (Wiley), and Leon Heward-Mills (Taylor & Francis) about strategies and programs that their companies have put in place to support staff and employees during a time of great uncertainty for many in the publishing industry and for the communities that we support.

This episode serves as the first of a two-part series on the publishing industry and the pandemic. Tune in soon for part two, which will focus on career development during the pandemic.

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Background on this podcast series

SSP’s Career Development Committee launched a podcast series in 2019 for early career publishing professionals. Co-hosted by Meredith Adinolfi (Cell Press) and Sara Grimme (Digital Science), the podcast series offers advice and discussion on how early career publishing professionals can add to their skill sets, develop networks, and take advantage of opportunities. The series presents interviews and insights from experienced professionals on how to navigate one’s career in a diverse and ever-changing landscape of scholarly communications.