writer Rebekah Valentine wins Journalist of the Year at GameHERs Awards writer Rebekah Valentine wins Journalist of the Year at GameHERs AwardsFirst year of the GameHERs recognises “women in all aspects of gaming”Matthew HandrahanEditor-in-ChiefFriday 20th November 2020Share this article Recommend Tweet senior staff writer Rebekah Valentine has been named Top Gaming Journalist of the Year at the first annual GameHers Awards.Since joining the team in 2018, Rebekah has made a huge contribution to the content and voice of — specifically through her focus on smaller teams and independent games, and detailed investigations into complex issues.Related JobsSenior QA Engineer Gaming Studio Baltic Region UK & Europe Big PlanetLead Game Programmer – Quebec Province Quebec Big PlanetSenior Build Engineer – AAA Studio – Yorkshire UK & Europe Big PlanetDiscover more jobs in games Among Rebekah’s best work over the last year are investigations into the toxic cultures at Dangen Entertainment and GlobalStep, and her singular, ongoing analysis of the industry’s use of conflict minerals in consumer hardware.The GameHERs Awards started this year to “recognize women in all aspects of gaming for their dedication to creating content, building communities, and empowering each other.”The full list of this year’s winners is below:CommunityTwitch Streamer of the Year: Nati ZombiunicornYouTube Streamer of the Year: JazzyGunsFacebook Streamer of the Year: SachieCharity Team Raised Funds: Black Girl GamersStreamer Raised Charity Funds: Kelsey ImpiccicheTop Cosplayer of the Year: ShellaninContent CreationBest Collegiate Esports Team: University of California IrvineBest Social Media Account: PokémonIndie Community Manager of the Year: Gabrielle MurphyBest Gaming Community: Amelia Rose BlaireBest Community Manager: Anastasia CelesteEsportsBest Social Media of the Year: Lindsay CaudillBest Diversity & Inclusion Initiative: For the WomenTop Analyst of the Year: Autumn JohnsonTop Host of the Year: Soe GschwindTop Player of the Year: AthenaTop Shoutcaster of the Year: Jessica BoldenGamingTop Gaming Journalist of the Year: Rebekah ValentineMost Impactful Story: The Last of Us Part 2Mobile Game of the Year: MinecraftFemale Protagonist of the Year: Ellie, The Last of us Part 2IndustryTop Voice Actor / Motion Capture: Anjali BhimaniStandout Team Leader: Genevieve St-OngeMost Inclusive Team: EQNX GamingStandout Solo Game Developer of the Year: Amy Jo KimCelebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Daily Update and get the best of in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesGenesis Noir nabs four nominations in 2021 IGF AwardsOther games in the running for Seumas McNally Grand Prize include Paradise Killer, Teardown, Chicory: A Colorful Tale, Umurani Generation, and SpiritfarerBy Brendan Sinclair 4 days agoTribeca Film Festival holds its first-ever games awardKena: Bridge of Spirits, Sable, and Lost in Random among festival’s first eight official selections for gamesBy Jeffrey Rousseau 4 days agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.last_img read more