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Esports VP Kevin Knocke's Career was Launched by His Homemade Live Stream

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Kevin Knocke is the VP of ESports for Rekt Global. In this role, he handles media, advertising buys, and sponsor relations. Another way he gets both brands and fans excited about current esports happenings is through his passion-filled role as a TV and radio personality. He started out by setting up his own stream and doing play-by-play broadcasting when Starcraft 2 was first released.

Knocke is very excited about the future of esports, and for younger generations to join his industry. Two of the best ways to get started is to create content or volunteer at events and tournaments. He advises that one of the easiest ways to get involved and add value to an organization is to offer administrative support. In esports, this can often be done from the comfort of your own home. “Continue to do work!”

Words by Natasha Barritt on Apr 13, 2018