Joel Gregory Named Editor Of GamesMaster Magazine
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 year.
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 magazine around."
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 th February.
For multi-format gamers, GamesMaster is the media brand that delivers accessible and trustworthy content because only GamesMaster is a household name. No.1 for Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo, PC and Mobile Games.
About Future plc:
? Future plc is an international media group and leading digital business, listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol: FUTR).
? 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.
? 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.