Sharon Mumper is founder and president of Magazine Training International, an organization whose purpose is to encourage and strengthen Christian magazine publishing in the Developing World. She began the ministry in Eastern Europe in 1989, expanding to the former Soviet Union in 1994, to Asia in 2000, and to Africa in 2018. She relocated the ministry to the United States in 2007. Sharon has worked in the field of publishing since 1967, serving as a writer, editor, and associate publisher with newspaper, magazine, and book publishers. She taught college journalism, and taught and served as a consultant to publishers in the U.S.A., Europe, and Asia before founding MTI. Sharon holds a B.J. from the University of Missouri and an M.A. from Wheaton College Graduate School.
Magazine Training International’s mission is to encourage, strengthen, and provide training and resources to Christian magazine publishers as they seek to build the church and reach their societies for Christ.