[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]
14 February, 2013
GamesMaster, the UK’s favourite all-format games magazine,
today announces the appointment of Joel Gregory as Editor.
Joel joins from Which? where he was Senior Writer. Prior to that
Joel spent four years at Future working on PlayStation: The
Official Magazine. Joel joined as Staff Writer in April 2010,
working his way up to become Reviews Editor in May 2011 and Deputy
Editor in May 2012, before leaving to join Which? in November last
Joel says: "I'm extremely pleased to be heading up a publication
as well-loved and long-lasting as GamesMaster, especially at such
an exciting time for both the industry and the magazine itself.
Having been away from games media for a few months I can confirm
that real jobs are definitely not for me, and I'm delighted to be
joining a team that's small but brilliant. Like a pygmy hedgehog.
Together we'll work hard to put out the best multi-format gaming
Lee Nutter, Head of Games for Future, says: “Joel is
steeped in the world of gaming and enjoyed tremendous success
during his time on PlayStation: The Official Magazine. His
knowledge and passion for the industry makes him the perfect
candidate to drive GamesMaster forward and I’m delighted to
welcome him back to Future.”
Joel will take up his new role on Monday 17
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About Future plc:
Future plc is an international media group and leading
digital business, listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol:
Future has been named Consumer Digital Publisher of the
Year for three years in a row by the Association of Online
Publishers (2011, 2012, 2013) and has been named the Professional
Publishers Association Digital Publisher of the Year for two
consecutive years (2012, 2013). Future is also the British Media
Awards Media Company of the Year.
We have operations in the UK, US and Australia creating
more than 200 publications, apps, websites and events.
We hold market-leading positions in Technology, Games,
Guitar, Creative and Sport & Auto sectors.
We attract more than 57 million monthly global unique users
to our websites, which include
Future sold more than 19 million magazines last year,
that’s 37 magazines sold every minute. Our most well-known
brands include T3, Cycling Plus, Total Film, Mollie Makes and Xbox:
The Official Magazine.
Future has developed its own app-creation software,
FutureFolio. We produce over 100 digital editions, and have sold
over 5 million digital issues in the last year.
Future exports or syndicates 218 publications to over 92
countries, making us the UK’s number one exporter and
licensor of magazine content.
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