Editor appointments PC Powerplay and Hyper

November 22, 2012

nextmedia today announced the appointment of Daniel Hindes as Editor of PC Powerplay and Daniel Wilkes as Editor of Hyper magazine.

David Wildgoose, who has worked for nextmedia, on and off over the last 13 years, most recently as Group Editor – Gaming titles is leaving nextmedia to take up a new role with PR & Marketing Agency One to Another. David has lead both PC Powerplay and Hyper editorial teams in championing the independent voice and opinion in the PC and multiplatform gaming sectors, with comprehensive and rigorous reviews of games and technology. David leaves the magazines in great shape and we wish him well.

Daniel Hindes, who is currently Deputy Editor on PC Powerplay, has worked on the PC gaming magazine for three years and is a passionate and serious gamer. Commenting on Daniel’s appointment David Gardiner, Chief Executive Officer of nextmedia said “I am delighted about Daniels promotion to the role of Editor of PC Powerplay, he has demonstrated a deep understanding of the PC gamer interests and technology needs, as well as the gaming industry and is well placed to take
PC Powerplay
to the next level”

Daniel Wilkes returns to nextmedia as Editor of Hyper magazine and has a long history with the gaming industry and over ten years experience in magazines. David Gardiner, Chief Executive Officer of nextmedia said “I am delighted that Daniel is returning to nextmedia as Editor of Hyper magazine, he is a highly credentialed gaming fanatic and brings a wealth of gaming and magazine knowledge to the team”

Daniel Hindes and Daniel Wilkes join Cameron Ferris, National Advertising Manager – Gaming as a very strong and capable team who understand the gaming and technology sector. Cameron Ferris said ” I am very happy to welcome Daniel Hindes and Daniel Wilkes as Editors of two of the best gaming publications in Australia.”

For further information please contact:

Cameron Ferris, Group National Advertising Manager – Gaming (02) 9901 6100
David Gardiner, Chief Executive Officer at nextmedia (02) 9901 6100

About PC Powerplay and Hyper Magazines Launched in 1996, PC PowerPlay is Australia’s oldest voice for PC gamers. PCPP defines PC gaming in Australia. Offering a mix of games and hardware coverage, the magazine gives a complete picture for the PC entertainment enthusiast.
Hyper is Australia’s leading multi-format gaming magazine. It consistently delivers all the information a gamer could want on all the next-generation consoles, handhelds, mobile phones and PC gaming as well as the latest DVD and Blu-Ray movie releases.

About nextmedia nextmedia publishes over 35 leading special interest publications plus websites, forums, books, DVDs and posters including titles such as Inside Sport, Golf Australia, Tracks, Australian Muscle Car, Bluewater Boats & Sports Fishing, PC PowerPlay, Sound & Image, Camera and a range of kids’ titles.