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Twitch global PR director to leave company after 8 years

Twitch global PR director to leave company after 8 years

The global PR director of Twitch is to depart from the company after a long stint.

Chase has been overseeing the media relations for the streaming giant since 2013 but has been involved with the company since its launch back in 2011.

Twitch is yet to issue a statement regarding Chase's departure, but it is thought that the company is replacing him with FortySeven Communications, an external PR agency.

End of an era

"I wanted to let you know that I am moving on from Twitch, so after 8 years I will no longer be your point of contact," Chase said in an email to the press.

"I am not sure where I will be next, but ideally it will still be doing gaming related PR."

Chase also took to Twitter to announce the news, hailing Twitch as a "great place to work" and stating that he plans to stick around on the gaming scene.

TwitchCon Europe

In other Twitch news, tickets for the inaugural TwitchCon Europe convention are due to go on sale today. However, the company is yet to announce any details for the event, including featured guests, entertainment or even ticket prices.

The event Twitter account tweeted that the site would be updated today, but there is currently no new information on how to acquire tickets. 


Editor - Influencer Update

Danielle Partis is Editor of InfluencerUpdate.biz. She was previously the lead content creator for TeamRock Games, as well as contributing to outlets such as Metal Hammer, both online and in-print. Prior to that, Danielle worked as a freelance PR consultant and freelance journalist for a number of outlets.

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