24/11/08– Future, the special-interest media group has announced the appointment of Ali Wood as the new Editor for its popular PC gaming brand, PC Zone.
Ali Wood, the former Editor of trade title Instock brings almost a decade of games media experience to her new role, helping Future to develop PC Zone, which recently celebrated its landmark 200th issue and is the UK’s longest-running PC games magazine.
In her new role, Ali will work closely with Publisher, Lee Nutter and Future’s games management team to reinforce PC Zone’s position in Future’s games portfolio and maximise its industry relationships in an increasingly competitive sector.
With a top line-up of seasoned PC veterans including Jonathan‘Log’ Blyth, Steve Hill and Will Porter contributing to PC Zone, Ali will continue to develop the title and its online presence in the rapidly growing GamesRadar Network (gamesradar.com)
Lee Nutter is Publisher of PC Zone:
“I’m delighted to welcome Ali to Future. Her considerable publishing experience and profile in the industry will drive editorial excellence and strengthen our existing trade relationships, as Future seeks to develop the UK’s longest-running PC magazine. This is a rapidly changing and exciting sector and we are fully committed to driving copysales and brand recognition for PC Zone”.
Future plc is an international special-interest media group with offices in the UK and US. Founded in 1985 with one magazine, today it creates over 180 special-interest publications, websites and events, with strong portfolios in the games, technology, music, film and active sectors including sports, automotive and crafts. Future exports, syndicates or licenses its publications to 90 countries internationally. The Company employs more than 1,200 people and is listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol FUTR).
For more information
Will Guyatt, Future UK Media Relations Manager, 01225 822517.