Former GameSpot editor Guy Cocker is joining Haymarket’s tech publication Stuff.
Cocker will be serving as the publication’s global editor-in-chief, replacing Will Findlater who is moving to Bike Radar as its global editor-in-chief. He starts on December 2nd.
Cocker has been working in games and tech journalism for nearly ten years. In 2005, as reviews editor, he helped to establish CNET in the UK. He then moved over to GameSpot UK as a staff writer, before rising to features editor then editor in 2009. He left the publication in 2013.
He has also produced games content for the likes of The Telegraph, the BBC, Future, Wired and Sky News.
Speaking to Media Week, the brand director of Haymarket’s consumer electronics division Alastair Lewis said: Guy has proven experience launching two global websites, each time working as part of an international network. He has a great profile in the industry, and real passion for and understanding of the Stuff brand.
"I am very much looking forward to working with Guy as we develop Stuff and grow the digital presence via our network of sites and magazine properties.”