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Mel Ramsay
Mel is the Editor-in-Chief at GGRecon. She was previously a Senior Journalist at LADbible, where she also wrote regularly for GAMINGbible and SPORTbible. She then became Head of Editorial at Social Chain, where she led the teams on GameByte, FragHero, Sporf, Student Problems, and others. Her work can also be found on Sky News, BBC, The Drum, Huffington Post, Student Problems, TYLA, and a range of other publications.
Tom Chapman
Tom Chapman is the Trending News Editor at GGRecon. He started out writing movie reviews online before studying Broadcast Journalism at Leeds University. Tom's bylines have included Movie Pilot, Screen Rant, Comic Book Resources, Student Problems, Radio Times, and Digital Spy. With a passion for all things pop culture, Tom can be found mashing buttons or developing square eyes. Contact him - [email protected]
Jacob Woodward
Jacob is the Guides and Reviews Editor for GGRecon. After graduating from University, he started his career in marketing before transitioning into writing and editing SEO-focused content.
Sascha "Yiska" Heinisch
Sascha "Yiska" Heinisch is a Senior Esports Journalist at GGRecon. He's been creating content in esports for over 10 years, starting with Warcraft 3.
Jack Marsh
Jack is an Esports Journalist at GGRecon. He joined the team after graduating from the University of Chester, with a BA Honours degree in Journalism. Specialising in Rocket League, Call of Duty, and trending gaming news, Jack aims to bridge the gap between players and audiences with interviews and creative features, alongside breaking esports news. Having been an avid esports enthusiast since Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, he is also knowledgeable in VALORANT and League of Legends.
Joseph Kime
Joseph Kime is the Trending News Journalist for GGRecon from Devon, UK. Before graduating from MarJon University with a degree in Journalism, he started writing music reviews for his own website before writing for the likes of FANDOM, Zavvi and The Digital Fix. He is host of the Big Screen Book Club podcast, and author of Building A Universe, a book that chronicles the history of superhero movies. His favourite games include DOOM (2016), Celeste and Pokemon Emerald.
Tarran Stockton
Tarran Stockton is a Guides Writer at GGRecon. He started his career writing video game reviews for his college newspaper, and studied Media and Communication at the University of Leicester. These days you can find him cranking his FOV up to 100 and playing retro shooters until hand cramp sets in.
Dave McAdam
Dave is a Guides Writer at GGRecon. He has written for sites such as EGM, LADbible, Into The Spine, and more. When he's not writing about games for a living, he can often be found writing about pro wrestling for his sanity.
Kiera Mills
Kiera is a guides writer, having recently graduated from university. She spends way too much time dreaming about the next God of War game.
Harry Boulton
Harry is a Guides Writer at GGRecon. He has written for sites like The Loadout, PCGamesN, and Red Bull Gaming. You can most likely find him blathering about Counter Strike or praying that Bloodborne somehow makes it onto PC.
Jake Bannister
Jake is Co-Founder and Head of Operations, and looks over the day to day running of GGRecon. You can find Jake on his Twitter account @JaakeRecon.
Katey Roberts
Katey Roberts is Social Lead at GGRecon. She graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2017 with a BA in Film And Media Studies. Her previous roles include LADbible, TYLA, GameByte, SPORF, and Student Problems.
Coleman Hamstead
Coleman is a freelance journalist at GGRecon. While gaming has always been his passion, it wasn’t until he worked as a Sports Journalist at the Community College of Baltimore County that he found his enthusiasm for writing. In the time since Coleman has had his work featured in publications such as The Washington Post/Launcher and ESTNN. Coleman is a graduate of Towson University with a degree in Sport Management and Business Administration.
Mackenzie O Brien
Mackenzie has a Bachelor's Degree in English and has worked at various gaming and esports ventures, including Artix Entertainment and Lionbridge. As well as being a Freelance Journalist at GGRecon, she has experience in the social media side to the gaming industry, as she has worked as a blog writer, social media marketer, and even a QA tester.
Joseph "Volamel" Franco
Joseph “Volamel” Franco is a Freelance Journalist at GGRecon. Starting with the Major League Gaming events 2006, he started out primarily following Starcraft 2, Halo 3, and Super Smash Bros. Melee, before transitioning from viewer to journalist. Volamel has covered Overwatch for four years and has ventured into VALORANT as the game continues to grow. His work can also be found on sites like Esports Heaven, HTC Esports, and VP Esports.
André González Rodríguez
André is a Freelance League of Legends Journalist at GGRecon. He has written about his state’s local esports teams such as the Florida Mayhem and the Florida Mutineers on the Valencia Voice (Valencia College’s online newspaper). André has been watching esports since 2013 spanning different titles such as Call of Duty, League of Legends, Overwatch, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Super Smash Bros. Melee, and Ultimate, as well as other FGC titles.
Sebastian Romero
Sebastian is an avid esports fanatic, a freelance journalist for GGRecon, and holds a huge passion for the Overwatch and Dota 2 scenes.
Jonno Nicholson
Jonno is a freelance journalist at GGRecon, specialising in Call of Duty and its esports scene. His work can also be found on Esports Insider, Gfinity, Millenium, and a range of other esports publications.
Jens Koornstra
Jens is an Applied Linguistics student who writes freelance esports content for GGRecon, Rocketeers and RLAftershock. He is especially passionate about the Rocket League scene and has been following it closely since RLCS Season 1. He attended the RLCS Season 2 grand finals as a fan, and the Season 8 grand finals as a reporter. Jens enjoys watching all kinds of esports, from Trackmania to Valorant, and likes to get involved with the esports and their communities.
Stephen "stuchiu" Chiu
Stephen "stuchiu" Chiu is a Freelance Journalist at GGRecon. He previously wrote for other publications like Dexerto, VPEsports, and Slingshot.
Brittany Alva
Brittany Alva is a freelance games journalist who enjoys writing about MOBAs, old (and new) JRPG games, and VALORANT.
Jason Fanelli
Jason Fanelli is a freelance games journalist hailing from Philadelphia, PA, USA. Recent bylines include GameSpot, MMORPG.com, Esports.GG, and more. He is also the host of Cheesesteaks and Controllers, an esports and video game-themed podcast and radio show for Fox Sports Radio Philadelphia.
Jason Coles
Jason is a freelance writer for GGRecon. Jason can be found writing just about everywhere and enjoys push-ups and roguelikes.
Ben Hestad
Ben is a freelance writer pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Communications and a Minor in English. His hobbies include binging Dragon Ball Z and catching up on the New 52 Batman series.
Luke Hinton
Luke Hinton is a freelance culture journalist with a focus on games and movies.
David Coulson
David is a freelance journalist at GGRecon. Beginning his gaming journey in 1993 SNES as an avid Super Mario World fan, his passion for games led him into journalism in 2019. When he's not cranking 90s in Pleasant Park, he can often be found playing the latest releases including Resident Evil, The Legend of Zelda, and Grand Theft Auto.
Mike Mills
Mike is a freelance writer who plays most genre of games, but especially enjoys strategy games, city builders and RPGs.
Oli Hope
Oli Hope is a full-time member of GGRecon staff, who specialises in video journalism. His previous roles include LADbible, GAMINGbible, SPORTbible, GameByte, FragHero, Dugout, Kyma Media, Kairos, and Footy Accumulators. He led teams at both GameByte and Kyma Media and took charge of campaigns/partnerships at Kairos Media.
Kelsey Raynor
Kelsey’s interest in gaming began with Resident Evil, and she’s been a horror fanatic ever since. She refuses to talk about Resident Evil 5 and 6, so don’t ask.
Niall Walsh
Niall is a freelance writer who's just trying to justify the thousands of hours spent playing Football Manager to his loved ones.
James Bentley
James Bentley is a freelance games journalist with a particular interest in shooters, RPGs and all things indie. Reach out if you want someone to go on about Dark Souls or Persona for extended periods of time.
Jaimie Ditchfield
Jaimie is a freelance writer who can't seem to shut up about Nintendo games. In addition to studying Games Journalism and PR for three years, he is persistent in spreading his love for The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask. Since finishing his degree, Jaimie's work has been published on Nintendo Enthusiast and Zelda Universe.
Kyle Wilson
Kyle is a Freelance Writer who has now purchased Skyrim a total of seven times despite never having finished the game.
Amy Eastland
Amy is an aspiring author, taking inspiration from all the games she plays.
Jason Rodriguez
Jason Rodriguez is a reviewer and guide writer from the Philippines, with bylines all over. He's basically a rare Pokémon.
Michael Christopher
Michael is a long-time journalist who has spent years writing about games and other media. He loves writing about Pokemon, sometimes more so than actually playing it. He also plays a lot of hack 'n slash games, indie platformers, and Stardew Valley.
Chelsea Ishikawa
Chelsea is a writer, gamer, movie nerd, aspiring comedy screenwriter, and certifiable Muppet fangirl. She has an unhealthy obsession with the TV show Succession and has bad opinions about all your favorite anime.
George Yang
George Yang is a freelance writer. His work has appeared in other places such as IGN, Kotaku, The Washington Post, The Verge, and more.
Chris Young
Chris is the Managing Director and Co-founder of GGRecon. Chris leads the overall strategy, growth and direction of the business with a keen passion for innovation. You can find Chris on his twitter @GGReconChris.
Stephen Wilds
One who writes for various entities (Looper, Polygon, PC Gamer, Playboy), waking up late in the day to struggle with commas, broken controllers, and nightmares of Resident Evil, when he's not contemplating random facts about the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles or wondering what Darkwing Duck is up to these days.
Adele Wilson
Adele is a freelancer who loves combining her love for gaming with her passion for writing. Tomb Raider: Legend was one of the first games she ever played properly, with fond memories of sitting there in absolute awe. Fast forward to the present day and she's still waiting for a Legend remaster, maybe one day! She loves MMOs, RPGs, farming sims, cosy indie titles, and anything that tickles her fancy. She'll talk your ear off about Final Fantasy if given the chance, so apologies in advance!
Cheri Faulkner
Having graduated from Leeds Beckett University back when it was still Leeds Met, Cheri went on to become a music journalist penning words for the likes of Punktastic, Live Nation and The Guardian before creating her own outlet, Invicta Media. With this came a natural progression into games journalism and an intense love for the likes of Destiny 2, Pokemon and basically any rogue-like you can think of. When not writing, she can most likely be found in a muddy field at a festival.
Paulo Kawanishi
Paulo Kawanishi is a Brazilian freelance writer. While trying to keep up with all the releases, he is always playing old games or walking in Eorzea. He is also finishing a Ph.D. on Applied Linguistics which helps him to talk more about games.
Dylan Tate
Dylan Tate is an alumnus of the Hussman School of Journalism and Media at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a gaming journalist with a love for Nintendo esports, particularly Super Smash Bros. and Pokémon.
Kane Hocking
Kane Hocking is a BJTC accredited journalism graduate with a passion for video games and media production. Above all else, Kane loves storytelling; often experiencing the latest blockbuster AAA narratives or creating his own through the countless hours he pours into RPGs."
Eoin Black
Eoin has been playing video games his entire life. With a background in Call of Duty and Valorant Esports, he brings a wealth of competitive experience to everything he writes.
Maya Hutchinson
Originally from Monaco, Maya grew up among F1 racing and gambling but her interests were instead drawn to writing and gaming, even graduating with both a BA and MA in Creative Writing. Now Maya is a Freelance writer - having also written for WePC - but is also working on other creative projects, one of which includes writing a novel.
Hritwik Raj
Hritwik has been writing about video games, manga, and anime for more than 8 years. Some of his favourite games include The Last of Us Part II, Fallout 76, Apex Legends, Genshin Impact, and the Souls series.
Liam Ho
Liam is a freelance writer from Sydney, Australia. He currently writes for GGRecon, Blitz UNSW and works as a team leader at Summoner’s Society OCE. He is addicted to MMOs, mainly Final Fantasy XIV.
Andrew Smith
Andrew Smith is a freelance writer with work featured at IGN, GameSpot, GGRecon, Prima Games and more. He also owns a gaming guides website, Guide Fall. When he's not writing about games, you'll find him playing Fortnite with his friends or tending to his farm on Stardew Valley.
Izabela Tomakic
Izabela Tomakic is a freelance writer at GGRecon. She's addicted to writing and gaming. So, if you don't encounter her wandering in World of Warcraft or inting in League of Legends, she's probably frantically writing her next article.
Joshua Boyles
Josh is the Deputy Guides Editor at GGRecon. He has previously written for GameByte and FragHero, and loves to play the medic role in team shooters. When not gaming, he can be found putting in the miles on his road bike.
Chris Penwell
Chris Penwell is an experienced video games journalist with a Bachelor in Communications. He loves to play narrative-focused games like Kingdom Hearts and Beyond Good & Evil.