Here’s how to get into games journalism

The inaugural WASD is in the books, folks. The games event showcased many upcoming PC games, and industry figures shared a lot of wisdom across various panels. While you won’t be able to relive the experience of attending the show, you certainly won’t miss what was shared during each chat. We upload all PCGamesN Theater discussions to our YouTube channel, so it couldn’t be easier to dive into one if you want to rewatch something or if you missed it initially. One of our new uploads focuses on how you can get started in game journalism, which is a must for all writers.

Our Editor-in-Chief Richard Scott-Jones moderated this one, joined by Strategy Editor Joe Robinson, former Acting Guides Editor Jen Rothery and Acting Snapchat Editor of Gaming Bible Imogen Donovan.

The group begins by discussing how they entered the industry and how traditional paths to gainful employment have changed over the years. The conversation then moves on to advice on freelancing and what you can do to make sure your pitch is going to the right person and the right website.

Here is the full speech:

If you want more, check out this chat about the journey of Two Point Studios or how the pandemic has changed video game marketing. There is something for every taste.

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