Kristan Reed heads up Pocket Gamer

Steel Media has announced that Kristan Reed has taken on the role of editor-in-chief for Pocket Gamer.

Reed has ore than a decade of experience in video games journalism, having started back in 1999 on Computer Trade Weekly, the precursor to MCV. He was also editorial director at Eurogamer, before leaving to become a freelance writer.

"Joining one of the most respected, authoritative teams around is an honour, and it’s the kind of challenge that doesn’t come around very often," said Reed.

"The creative energy and ambition within the handheld gaming sector makes it an exciting place to be, and I’m looking forward to helping the team to take the Pocket Gamer sites to the next level."

Chris James, MD of Pocket Gamer publisher Steel Media, added: "I’m thrilled to welcome someon of Kristan’s stature and experience to boost what is an already strong team."

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