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Director of MC's Faith Division

Sharon Farnell is the Director of MC's Faith Division where she works with authors and publishers overseeing publicity campaigns for their inspirational, religious-themed and general market titles. Since joining the company in 1997, Sharon has been instrumental in helping faith-based authors and publishers reach both the Christian and mainstream audience. She has successfully placed her clients in a variety of top media outlets, such as: The New York Times, The Today Show, Good Morning America, MICHAELA (HLN-TV), CNN International, The View, Fox & Friends, Fox News Channel, CNN, 700 Club, Life Today with James Robison, FamilyLife Today, Focus on the Family, as well as top Canadian shows - The Social, Canada AM, & 100 Huntley Street.

Sharon’s clients have included many of the major publishers like Zondervan, Howard Books (a division of Simon & Schuster) B&H Publishing, Thomas Nelson, Barbour Books, Tyndale House, Baker/Revell, Waterbrook & Multnomah, David C. Cook, etc.

With nearly two decades of experience, Sharon has managed publicity campaigns for such notables as President Jimmy Carter, Col. Oliver North, Max Lucado, Liz Curtis Higgs, Dr. John MacArthur, The Biggest Loser’s Julie Hadden, Ruth Graham, S. Truett Cathy, Sheila Walsh, Debbie Macomber, Colt McCoy, Coach John Wooden, Stephen Mansfield, and many more. In addition, Sharon has worked with a number of newer voices over the years, and she particularly enjoys helping these individuals establish their platform and audience.

Sharon is also an avid baker that loves to share her sweet treats with friends and family. She’s a devoted fan of Food Network, HGTV, The Cooking Channel, and is always on the hunt for projects that involve cooking, baking or interior design!

Sharon received her B.S. degree in Business Administration and Marketing from Nyack College and currently resides with her loveable black lab named Isabelle in Albany, New York.

 

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