Professor Kathy Sandler was honored by the National Graphic Arts Society, Gamma Epsilon Tau, which presented her with their prestigious Gold Key Award on May 28th in New York City.

Kathy SandlerAttending the event were many industry luminaries, including Bo Sacks, and Professor Sandler’s family – husband Nick, son Teddy, and daughter Mirabel, and her sister Julie. Professor Soares also attended the event.

Professor Sandler is an industry leader in publishing technology and has been recognized for her skill and vision throughout her career. She has worked in both magazines and books, spending 20 years at Hearst Magazines, then at Meredith Publications, where she was involved in developing digital editions for Parents and Fitness magazines.  She later moved to Scholastic, where she facilitated the launch Scholastic’s digitally curated library, Storia. Currently, she is the Senior Manager, Content Applications and Digital Workflow Development, at Penguin Random House.

Professor Sandler has been included in the list of the 40 most Influential People in Publishing by Folio Magazine. A past president of Women In Production, Sandler has  also served on the boards or committees of many industry organizations, including of the Association of Graphic Communications, the American Business Press Production/Manufacturing Technology Committee, the IDEAlliance PRISM and
DIM-2 Committees, and the Publishers Symposium.

For more information about  Gamma Epsilon Tau, click here.

By Professor Manuela Soares