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Dexerto announces hiring of Adam Fitch as Business Content Lead

Published: 30/Sep/2020 21:03 Updated: 30/Sep/2020 21:19

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30 September 2020, London, UK:  Today, Dexerto, the leading voice in esports and gaming, announced that esports and gaming journalist Adam Fitch will join the team as Business Content Lead at the group’s flagship website, Dexerto.com. 

Over the past several years Fitch has established himself by breaking news and offering detailed reporting on the business aspects of esports which led him to be a 2020 finalist for Esports Awards and win UK Esports Awards’ Reporter of the Year in 2019. 

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Fitch will play a key role building out Dexerto’s business coverage vertical in the esports, streamer and gaming space. Alongside editorial, he will be launching a new podcast focused on endemic organizations, agencies and brands to discuss the innerworkings, evolutions and strategies that are pushing the space forward.

On joining Dexerto, Fitch said, “It’s an honour joining Dexerto to deliver leading esports business coverage, an area I’ve been focused on for a couple of years now. There’s a colossal opportunity to make esports fans care about the business side more than ever, especially through increased accessibility, transparency, and storytelling.”

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Mike Kent, Co-Founder and Director of Content at Dexerto, added, “We’re very excited to welcome Adam to the Dexerto content team. He brings a wealth of industry intelligence to our group and we’re going to give him the access and resources he needs to elevate his coverage of the business side of the industry. This move further cements our position as the number one esports coverage website in the world, and shows our commitment to the space”.

The addition of Fitch follows several recent key hires for Dexerto after Richard Lewis joined as Editor-at-Large and Ken Olsen joined as Director of Creative Strategy earlier this year, all who have been instrumental in elevating Dexerto’s position as the market leader in esports and gaming coverage.

About Dexerto

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Dexerto, the preeminent destination for esports, gaming, and digital culture for over 20MM unique monthly visitors, is an award-winning digital media organization, production house, and creative strategy provider. Reaching tens of millions of young adults every month by publishing 24/7 content across owned social and digital platforms in three major languages, Dexerto has experienced meteoric growth, connecting like-minded communities to celebrate streaming culture through the lens of a new generation of celebrity. Today, Dexerto boasts its headquarters in London, with offices in the US and France, and content creators in eight different countries around the world.

Invited by leagues and publishers to cover more than 50 major events annually, Dexerto is the premier source for everything esports and gaming-related. 

To discover more, please visit Dexerto.com, follow us on Twitter or Instagram @Dexerto, or contact [email protected].

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Dexerto names Richard Lewis as first Editor-at-Large of Dexerto.com

Published: 11/Sep/2020 10:34 Updated: 11/Sep/2020 11:43

by Mike Kent

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11th September 2020, London, UK:  Award-winning, global esports and gaming media group, production house and solutions provider Dexerto, has today announced that leading British esports veteran journalist and livestream commentator Richard Lewis will join the team on a permanent basis as the first ever Editor-at-Large at the group’s flagship website, Dexerto.com. 

Over the past ten years, Lewis has established himself as one of the most renowned esports journalists in the world and is the only individual to win Esports Journalist of the Year at the Esports Awards on two separate occasions. 

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He is best known for his investigative journalism in the esports and gaming worlds, including uncovering match-fixing scandals, corruption in the CS:GO gambling world and exposing sexual abuse in the industry. In addition, he has written various reports around unethical practices in esports; including contractual issues between players and tournament organisers and teams. 

Lewis is also a former desk host of ELEAGUE, the host of The Richard Lewis Show, where he discusses recent esports affairs and news, and has previously written for various publications that cover esports.

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After initially joining Dexerto.com in November 2018 on a freelance basis, Lewis has written various opinion-led pieces and investigative articles on the site about issues in the esports industry and has covered CS:GO, VALORANT, Overwatch and League of Legends esports news.

He will now assume a permanent role for the media outlet and have a focus on creating esports themed video-led content and commission work from other content creators. Lewis will also continue to publish written articles for the site and will be working closely with our leadership team ahead of the unveiling of Dexerto’s London-based production studio.

On joining Dexerto, Lewis said, “Dexerto is the leading media outlet for esports news in the world and a major voice in digital culture for tens of millions of Millennial and Gen Z fans, so I’m really happy to assume the role as Editor-at-Large at the outlet. I’m looking forward to focusing on video-led content for the company and working closely with Dexerto ahead of the unveiling of its very own production studio in London.”

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Joshua Nino De Guzman, Co-Founder and CEO at Dexerto, added, “Richard is one of the most important people in esports and has been a leading journalist in the industry for over a decade, before the name esports was even coined as a term. As well as supporting his critical work, this also reflects Dexerto’s decision to bring more video and event content together, allowing us to continue to break the stories that matter while reinforcing our world leading coverage of both esports and influencer entertainment”

The addition of Lewis follows two other recent key hires for Dexerto after Matt Hattrick joined as Brand Agency Director and Ken Olsen joined as Director of Creative Strategy earlier this year, further highlighting Dexerto’s positive growth in 2020.

About Dexerto

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Dexerto, the preeminent destination for esports, gaming, and digital culture for over 20MM unique monthly visitors, is an award-winning digital media group, production house, and creative strategy provider. Reaching tens of millions of Millennials and Gen-Z’s every month by publishing 24/7 content across owned social and digital platforms in three major languages, Dexerto has seen meteoric organic growth, connecting like-minded communities to celebrate streaming culture through the lens of a new generation of celebrity. Today, Dexerto boasts its headquarters in London, with offices in the US and France, and content creators in eight different countries around the world.

Invited by leagues and publishers to cover more than 50 major events annually, Dexerto is the premier source for everything esports and gaming-related. 

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To discover more, please visit Dexerto.com, follow us on Twitter or Instagram @Dexerto, or contact [email protected] 

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