MCV Jobs Weekly: Eurogamer hires new guides editor

Reynolds replaces Bedford, Premier PR promotes two publicists and WIGJ hires a new CEO.

Eurogamer appoints Reynolds as guides editor

Matthew Reynolds is the latest addition to Eurogamer’s team. He has joined as guides editor, replacing John Bedford who is heading to the company’s sister website MetaBomb.

Reynolds was formerly Digital Spy’s gaming editor for over five years.

Deputy editor Wesley Yin-Poole, who made the announcement on Eurogamer’s Editor’s blog, commented: As Eurogamer editor Oli [Welsh] mentioned back in February, we’re looking to expand on, improve and integrate guides more closely with the rest of what we do at Eurogamer. Matthew will play a crucial role in making that happen.”

Premier promotesPietrosanu andCopeland

Premier PR has announced two promotions within its team.

Former assistant publicist Tom Copeland has been promoted to publicist, after almost two years at the agency.

Meanwhile, Daniela Pietrosanu has been promoted to senior publicist. She has been a publicist at Premier for the past year and a half, joining from Esdevium Games, where she was PR and marketing executive for over two years.

Premier’s games director Gareth Williams stated: Tom’s work with the likes of Curve, Telltale and Nexon has been brilliant of late. His commitment to his clients, but also to doing the best job for them he can, is to be admired.

Daniela has excelled in her work over the past year, driving publicity for clients such as Crytek, Wired and Square Enix. She’s a real asset to the team, and her clients couldn’t think more highly of her. I’m delighted to promote them both.”

Women in Games Jobs hires Isaaman as CEO

The not-for-profit organisation has a new CEO in the form of Marie-Claire Isaaman, who is a long-standing member of the Women in Games Jobs executive team.

She joins from the Norwich University of the Arts, where she was a researcher, education consultant and course leader for the past eight years.

Isaaman replaces Jenny Richards-Stewart, who held the position for 18 months.

WIGJ founder David Smith, said: We welcome Marie-Claire to this busy role as the demands for more diversity in the games industry grow. We thank Jenny Richards-Stewart for all her hard work and congratulate her for her fantastic achievements over the last 18 months.”

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