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MCV Jobs Weekly: Comic Con organisers hire new COO

Tete joins MCM Central, VideoGamer lands junior content editor,Crossley joins Creative England andKonami’s Edwards moves to Sony. New COO for Comic Con organiser Board member Gital Tete has been appointed as COO of MCM Central, the firm behind London’s Comic Con, amongst other pop culture events. She will take from …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: Green Man Gaming hires new EVP of marketing

M&S and Nike vet joins online retailer, OXM’s Castle to run Xbox UK’s YouTube channel and a new head of business development at Heaven Media. New EVP of marketing at Green Man Gaming The online retailer has announced the hire of its new marketing boss. Murray Beckett (pictured, right) joins …

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Jon Edwards jumps from Konami to PlayStation

PlayStation has bolstered its UK marketing team with Jon Edwards joining as UK product manager. Edwards is an experienced marketing exec, having worked as brand and communications manager on Metal Gear Solid V and Pro Evolution Soccer. At Sony, he will be working initially on Gran Turismo Sport, Horizon Zero …

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Creative England appoints Rob Crossley as head of games

Former Develop, CVG and GameSpot editor Rob Crossley has joined Creative England as its new head of games. Creative England is the organisation that supports and invests money into small and start-up studios across England. It has worked with the likes of Microsoft and PlayStation in supporting games and teams. …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: PCR boosts editorial team

PCR hires deputy editor and staff writer,British eSports Association scores content director and MLG appoints anew CEO. PCR strengthens its team MCV’s sister title PCR has strengthened its team, following the departure of editor Dominic Sacco and online editor Laura Barnes. Jonathan Easton has been appointed deputy editor, having previously …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: UKIE hires new business development executive

Rice replaces Jenny Brammall,PocketGamer.biz hires new editor and account execRegan leaves Indigo Pearl. UKIE appoints new business development executive The UK games industry trade body has hired Megan Rice as business development executive. She replaces Jenny Brammall, who left to join nDreams earlier this year. Rice previously worked at games …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: GameSpot promotes UK editor

Tamoor Hussain is GameSpot’s new UK editor, The Hut Group hires a new social media exec and Substance Global strengthens its teams. GameSpot promotes Hussain to UK editor The media site has appointed former news editor Tamoor Hussain as its new UK editor. Before joining GameSpot in early 2015, he …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: Xbox strengthens its UK comms team

Etemad and Jago join Microsoft, Sumo hires Lionhead art director and KamaGames opens a UK office. Microsoftstrengthens Xbox comms team The Xbox UK communications team has two new members. Roxana Etemad has been appointed as communications manager, reporting to head of communications for devices Paul Almond. Etemad spent five years …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: Twitch recruits events marketing chief

Christou arrives from Premier, Green Man Gaming welcomes new comms boss and Judge joins IGN. Twitch hires events marketing chief Former Premier PR senior publicist Kelsey Christou has joined Twitch UK. Christou started her career in the games industry four years ago as an assistant publicist at Premier where she …

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Ubisoft UK promotes key PR and marketing staff

The Division publisher has announced four promotions within its UK marketing team. PR executive David Burroughs has been promoted to junior PR manager. He will be taking the lead on the Just Dance franchise over the next year. After spending over a year as marketing exec, Will Buck is now …

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