G4 Names Berghammer Director of Gaming Editorial

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G4 Wednesday announced that Billy Berghammer will become the network’s new director of gaming editorial where he will oversee all nonlinear and browser-based content platforms.

Berghammer, who has more than a decade of experience in the gaming industry, will be responsible for gaming content for all of G4's nonlinear platforms, including G4TV.com, G4 on Demand, G4 Podcasts, G4 Mobile, as well as the network's Wii and PS3 browser-based content platforms. In addition to managing the day-to-day work of G4TV.com's gaming editorial group, Berghammer will work closely with publishers and developers to obtain exclusive content, breaking news and interviews, company officials said.

“Billy's outstanding experience coupled with his strong relationships within the gaming industry make him the perfect fit to lead G4TV.com,” said Joshua Krane, G4’s senior vice president, interactive and new media, in a statement. “As we continue to expand videogame content on G4TV.com, Billy will play an integral role in shaping the Web site and maximizing opportunities for gamers, publishers and developers.”

Prior to joining G4, Berghammer served as managing editor of Game Informer Online for five years. Prior to his stint at Game Informer Online, Berghammer created and ran Planet GameCube, a popular Nintendo-specific videogame Web site.  

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