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The Esports Journalist of the Year honours a writer who has covered esports in the past 12 months in either a full time or freelance role for an online or print media outlet. Their work will have both informed and entertained readers, be it in the form of news, interviews, features, analysis or other forms of journalism. They tell the stories of esports in ways that others cannot, with creative flair and high standards.

Award Criteria

Criteria 1:
Has written high quality and impactful original content about esports in the past year.

Criteria 2:
Has written critically acclaimed articles that reached a significant audience.

Criteria 3:
Displayed unparalleled knowledge of the esports world and conveyed that knowledge in an understandable format for all readers.


This award is 75% voted by the panel and 25% voted by the community.