Chris Young

The Boss

Ben Hurst
Mel Ramsay

Mel is the Head of Editorial at GGRecon. She was previously a senior journalist at LADbible, where she wrote regularly for GAMINGbible and SPORTbible. She then moved on to Social Chain, where she led the editorial teams on both GameByte and FragHero. Her work can also be found on Sky News, BBC, Huffington Post, Student Problems, TYLA, and a range of other publications. 

Alisha Wicks

Freelance journalist, mainly specialising in Call of Duty but I like to play Animal Crossing & League of Legends. Also owner and founder of CDCUpdate - a dashboard created for Call of Duty Challengers.

Nico Fulford

Nico is a budding writer with an unhealthy addiction to League of Legends. When not grinding solo queue, he loves to make art, play music and sleep with his cat.

Aleksei Louchnikov

Four years of CS:GO passion all in one Russian.

Daxa Babyblu Angresh

Daxa is an all aim, no brain head-click monkey who fell headfirst into esports with CS:GO in 2015 and has not managed to escape since. She followed the Overwatch scene since its inception, some BR games along the way, and now devotes most of her time to VALORANT. She is also an A/V engineer, composer, sound designer, and musician.

Jens Koornstra

Jens is an Applied Linguistics student following the RL esports scene closely since RLCS Season 1. He attended the RLCS Season 2 grand finals as a fan and the Season 8 grand finals as a fan and reporter.

Mackenzie O Brien

Mackenzie O'Brien is a freelance writer with an interest in retro gaming and 3D platformers. Some of her favourites include Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door, NiGHTS into Dreams, and Spyro the Dragon. When not writing articles for GGRecon, Mackenzie is animating, deving her RPG, making chiptune music, or rollerblading. She is currently based in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Callum Shogun Keir

Callum "Shogun" Keir is a Rocket League veteran & is currently a caster/analyst for the Rocket League Championship Series. You can also check out his YouTube and Twitch.

Kellen Derry

Kellen “Legend” Derry has been involved in professional esports for the last five years in content and business development. He’s spent time with Na’Vi, HellRaisers, DreamTeam, and most recently was the Editor-in-Chief at WePlay! He’s a washed-up former top 500 FIFA player, too. He mostly uses Twitter to whine about EA Sports games.

Jack Marsh

Graduating from The University of Chester in 2019, Jack joined GGRecon in March 2020, specialising in Rocket League, Call of Duty and trending gaming news. With previous experience in sports journalism, Jack has always had a passion for gaming since the early Call of Duty games and has been an avid Rocket League fan since conception. He's not too bad at Battle-Royale games either.


Veteran Esports Feature Writer, currently focused on CS:GO.

Katie Memmott

Trained initially in Music Journalism, Katie has had a varied career in print, online and radio since 2010. She then moved on to her own online music publication of which she was founder and editor; Hit The Scene Magazine. Katie has always been an avid gamer, from the heady days of The Sims 1 to competitive Apex Legends, her knowledge derives from a personal passion for gaming. 

John Nolan

John is a Rocket League Esports (and cat) enthusiast, who is known in the community for his work as a moderator of r/RocketLeagueEsports, and his assistance in running various community tournaments.

Joey Carr

Joey Carr is a full-time writer for multiple Esports and gaming websites. He has 5+ years of experience covering Esports and traditional sporting events, including Dreamhack Atlanta, Call of Duty Championships 2017, and Super Bowl 53.

Jake Bannister

Jake is Head of Operations for GGRecon and is a Counter Strike & Rocket League fan. 

Joseph Franco

Overwatch Storyteller, Chinese Overwatch expert, and League of Legends novice.

Aashir Ahmed

An esports and tech hobbyist trying to express his passion through his eloquent words and en route to achieving great feats in journalism.

Dexter Tan Guan Hao

An Esports, fiction and comics fanatic through and through, you can find him sipping a nice, hot cup of tea while playing video games with the few friends that he has. Or don't find him at all. He'll prefer it that way.

Phoebe Dua

Writer, Storyteller, Ratcatcher.

Coleman Hamstead

Coleman Hamstead is a freelance Esports writer with a focus on Call of Duty, Fortnite, Apex Legends, and Rocket League. Starting back in 1996 on the N64, Coleman hasn’t been without a controller in his hands since. Check out more of his work here.

Sebastian Romero

Sebastian is an avid esports fanatic and holds a huge passion for the Overwatch and Dota 2 scenes. An aspiring streamer, you can catch him on Twitch or dm him on Twitter! He is always happy to discuss the latest developments in esports.

Alexander Lee

Alexander Lee is a freelance esports writer whose words have appeared in ESPN, the New York Daily News, and beyond. Follow him on Twitter @alexleewastaken or check out more of his work at

Nick Ray

Nick is a writer, researcher, and musician with a knack to talking too much about League of Legends. He also has a dog.

Jonno Nicholson

Jonno is a freelance writer specialising in Call of Duty esports.

Xander Teunissen

Writer, developer and esports observer from the land of cheese and windmills.

Sascha Yiska Heinisch

Sascha "Yiska" Heinisch has been creating content in esports for over a decade initially starting in Warcraft 3, going over to WoW Arena and since 2015 he has moved to Overwatch. You can join his Discord here.


Elliott 'aizyesque' Griffiths is a writer-turned-Twitter-fiend-turned-writer again who is most known for generally being obnoxious on Twitter.


TeaTime serves as broadcast talent for a few games, who is trying to get his feet wet with the business side of esports as well. Now emailing tournament organizers every day trying to get hired for events.

Jack Stewart

Jack Stewart is an experienced esports writer and League of Legends enthusiast who also follows FIFA and Rocket League. When he's not being flamed by solo-queue ADCs he's dreaming of being a Pokemon master or playing boardgames with friends.

Yinsu Collins

Writing about League of Legends, CSGO and VALORANT to pass the time until Call of Duty Zombies goes competitive.


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