Media and Publishing Recruitment Professionals

Lynne Palmer Executive Recruitment is a boutique executive search firm, specializing in the publishing, education, medical communications, and new media industries. Founded in 1964, we have continued to provide highly qualified professionals for the past fifty years. We provide an outstanding level of service, at all levels in the publishing, information, media, and communication fields nationally.
We take pride in the impressive reputation that our firm has earned. We continue to be the leader of executive placement within the publishing industry, including books, magazines, journals, newsletters, and online media. We embrace the digital age and the evolution of technology, and place candidates who are the top of their field in cutting edge digital education, higher education, publishing, and media roles.


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The first step is an in-depth consultation regarding your company, your culture, and your needs. A timescale is agreed upon, and the search begins.

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We only send the highest quality, rigorously screened candidates tailored to your unique culture and position. As we receive your feedback, the search refines.

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The search is complete when we link you to the most successful candidate and an offer is made and accepted.

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We will set parameters with you to ensure a positive outcome is guaranteed and the longevity of the successful hire.


I have had the pleasure to partner with Susan Gordon/Lynne Palmer Executive Recruitment on several of our executive searches over the past few years. Susan’s extensive knowledge of our industry, tireless persistence and extreme professionalism provide the confidence necessary to consider Lynne Palmer Executive Recruitment as my go to partner for any difficult to fill role – always knowing that she will quickly find the perfect match for our organization.
— George S, Head of Talent, Publishing Services
The Lynne Palmer organization is an exceptionally professional team of executive and career counselors. I always found them to be focused, responsive, and encouraging.
— Dean, SVP of Sales, Publishing Company
I’ve always found Susan a pleasure to work with — extremely responsive, well connected and creative in her approach
— Rick, EdTech Leader
We recently concluded a search with Lynne Palmer for a high level executive and the process was amazingly simple, professional, streamlined at every stage, and incredibly satisfying.  Susan Gordon skillfully handled all the details herself, being extremely attentive to our needs, perceptive, forthright, focused, and very efficient in her communication while being thorough in her dedication to locate the absolute ideal leader to fill our firm’s particular needs. We were delighted with every aspect of our business relationship with Lynne Palmer and the outcome of their search on our behalf!
— Bob, Book Publisher
In today’s crazy and stressful job market, Lynne Palmer Recruitment offers reliable and timely communication…what’s better than that when working with recruiters anywhere?! You won’t be disappointed with their service.
— Nancy, Non-fiction Business Publisher

Are you an employer or hiring executive in the publishing or new media industries who is interested in learning more about our services?

Please call or email us and we will be happy to assist you.


In addition to our vast portfolio of media and publishing clients, we are proud to have developed a department dedicated to recruiting top talent in the medical communications industries.

Please Click below and learn more about our dedicated work in this exciting and rapidly expanding field.