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Raidiant and Ally reveal Influential Voices in Gaming 2024 list

The list celebrates the contributions of key individuals within the gaming and esports space.

Broadcast, events, and content platform Raidiant and financial service company Ally have announced the inaugural Influential Voices in Gaming 2024 list. Read on for details!

Influential Voices in Gaming 2024 list for esports players (Image via Raidiant and Ally)
Influential Voices in Gaming 2024 list for esports players (Image via Raidiant and Ally)

Influential Voices in Gaming 2024

According to Raidiant, this Influential Voices in Gaming list celebrates the contributions of content creators, artists, broadcast talent, and more across the video games industry. Below is a table of every mentioned individual and some information about what they do best!

Content Creators
Content creator and Twitch streamer
Rosemary "Nekkra" Kelley
Content creator, professional caster, and host
Content creator and former CS:GO pro player
Content creator and Noir Network founder
Ovilee May
Content creator, professional caster, executive producer, and host
Gaming Executives
Chief culture officer at FlyQuest
Victoria Horsley
Global competition manager for VALORANT at Riot Games
Elizabeth del Valle
Global head of marketing at YouTube Gaming
Rob Moore
CEO and CFO of Sentinels Corporation
Nora Valletta
Lead software engineer on World of Warcraft Classic
Artists and Designers
Artist and content creator for Flyquest
Fiona Nova
Content creator, production coordinator, streamer, cosplayer, and actress
Esports designer
Marketing designer at Sentinels
Mina Hirano
Designer at KorroBox
Professional Esports Athletes
Professional CS2 player for FlyQuest Red
Professional VALORANT player for Sentinels
Emily Wang
Professional Teamfight Tactics (TFT) player for Complexity Gaming
Professional VALORANT player, in-game leader (IGL) for Shopify Rebellion
Ricki Ortiz
Professional fighting game community (FGC) player for Evil Geniuses
On-Camera Hosts
Professional esports caster known for CS:GO, Apex Legends, and VALORANT
Frankie Ward
Professional host and interviewer known for CS:GO and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)
Professional caster and personality known for hosting various games
Professional caster and analyst known for Call of Duty, Rocket League, VALORANT, and Overwatch 2
Professional caster, esports player, and host of the League of Legends European Championship
Soe Gschwind
Professional caster and analyst covering titles such as Quake Live, Warcraft 3, and Overwatch 2

"We are proud to amplify the voices of the most influential names in esports, whether in front of the camera, behind the camera or operating the camera," Raidiant founder Heather Garozzo said. "We asked our community, and they answered by spotlighting the talented individuals that impacted our diverse audience the most."

Bridget Sponsky, the executive director of brand and sponsorship marketing at Ally, agreed. "Celebrating the achievements of the diverse community in the industry is a reflection of the work we are doing to elevate key voices in gaming," Sponsky said.

What is Raidiant?

Raidiant is a platform with the goal of improving the conditions for women in the gaming and esports space. The leaders of the platform hope to do so through methods such as education and storytelling. The platform also sees itself as a stepping stone toward inclusivity, aiming to inspire the next generation of women gamers.

Raidiant to operate Calling All Heroes and Overwatch Collegiate programs

In addition to creating the Influential Voices in Gaming 2024 list, Raidiant recently announced that it will operate the returning Calling All Heroes Overwatch 2 circuit. This will be a year-long program that supports marginalized genders. Raidiant will also operate the Overwatch Collegiate program.

Interested players can check out the full schedule and stages for both of these circuits on the official Overwatch Esports website.

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