34 episodes

Informed and informative conversations with experts about the topics that are impacting them, their operations, and their customers in the production and distribution of content for the Educational Publishing and Ed-Tech sectors, as well as the broader publishing industry. Hosted by Westchester Education Services and Westchester Publishing Services.

Westchester Words: Education, Ed-Tech, and Publishing Westchester Publishing Services, Westchester Education Services and guests

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Informed and informative conversations with experts about the topics that are impacting them, their operations, and their customers in the production and distribution of content for the Educational Publishing and Ed-Tech sectors, as well as the broader publishing industry. Hosted by Westchester Education Services and Westchester Publishing Services.

    Help Me Understand: An Introduction to Plain Language

    Help Me Understand: An Introduction to Plain Language

    Deborah Bosley, the founder and principal of The Plain Language Group explains why it’s important for publishers of academic, professional, medical, and scientific content to express information in simple, easy to understand terms that will help them expand their audience to people who have a significant interest or benefit in reading the materials, but lack the academic background required to understand complex, industry-specific language. 

    • 23 min
    Get to Know Jennifer Cole, Content Director, Literacy, Humanities, and Languages

    Get to Know Jennifer Cole, Content Director, Literacy, Humanities, and Languages

    Jennifer Cole discusses her career spanning more than two decades in educational publishing. Jennifer shares how her knowledge and experience help her lead her team of literacy and humanities content development professionals to create high-quality educational materials for Westchester's clients.

    • 19 min
    A Conversation with Cevin Bryerman

    A Conversation with Cevin Bryerman

    Cevin Bryerman returns to Westchester Words to discuss the 2nd Annual US Book Show, PW's 150th anniversary, and other thoughts about the current state of the publishing industry.

    • 18 min
    Designing Effective Meetings

    Designing Effective Meetings

    Do all the meetings you have on your calendar really need to be there? Linda Secondari can help you answer that question by sharing strategies you can use to make your meetings more effective and less frequent, putting time back in your day to get other items checked off your to-do list.

    • 21 min
    Building Books Better with BISG

    Building Books Better with BISG

    A conversation with Brian O’Leary, Executive Director of Book Industry Study Group about what's on tap for the first BISG Annual Meeting to take place in person for the first time in three years, other initiatives that the group is working on, and more.

    • 20 min
    Signs It Might Be Time to Outsource Your Editorial Services

    Signs It Might Be Time to Outsource Your Editorial Services

    A conversation with Julie Willis and Rosie Stewart of River Editorial Services (a Westchester Publishing Services UK company) about when publishers should consider outsourcing editorial services on their projects, and tips for identifying the right company for your requirements.

    • 17 min

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