Geek and Sundry Announces Rob Manuel as new Editor-In-Chief
Felicia Day taps former G4 and Gametrailers editor to lead editorial content for Geek and Sundry
August 3 – Burbank, CA – There’s a new geek in town! Felicia Day and Geek & Sundry are excited to announce newly appointed Editor-in-Chief, Rob Manuel, who will oversee all editorial content for the site. A former editor for G4’s X-play, Rob has covered game reviews, worked as a features editor, and traveled the world to speak with game developers. During his time at Gamestrailers, Rob produced original content for both the website and YouTube channel. As the new EIC of Geek and Sundry, Manuel says he is looking to “bring the geeky world of games, comics, entertainment, and fashion to a wider audience.”
Geek and Sundry CCO, Felicia Day says, “We are so excited to have Rob on board. His passion for the geek space, as well as his expertise in gaming, is a huge asset towards achieving our goal of building out geekandsundry.com as a daily destination for our unique niche content.”
Rob’s appointment marks a continued trend of growth for the digital brand, which was acquired by Legendary Digital Networks in 2014. The digital entertainment company spearheaded by geek figureheads Felicia Day and Wil Wheaton has launched fan-favorite shows including TableTop, Co-Optitude, The Flog, Spellslingers, and more, earning over 1.5 million subscribers and 140 million views.
Adam Rymer, President of Legendary Digital Network, added, “As Geek & Sundry continues to grow and claim their space in fan-centric entertainment, we are excited to add new and dynamic members to the team that will help the brand reach a broader audience while continuing to support its core audience and community.”
About Geek & Sundry:
is a digital entertainment company recognized for providing the best in award-winning Internet television content featuring leading voices in geek culture and lifestyle. Geek & Sundry is part of Legendary Digital Network, a collection of next generation channels, which also include Nerdist Industries and Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls. Spearheaded by prominent geek figureheads including Felicia Day (The Guild, Supernatural, Dr. Horrible) and Wil Wheaton (The Big Bang Theory, Star Trek: The Next Generation), Geek & Sundry has launched fan-favorite shows such as TableTop, Co-Optitude, Written By A Kid, Spellslingers and Spooked which have earned them over 1.5 million subscribers and 140 million views. The network has also launched their Twitch Channel that received over 5 million minutes viewed within its first week of going live to further connect with the online community. Geek & Sundry has won multiple accolades and nomination votes from the Annual Streamys, IAWTV, Origins, Davey, Diana Jones and Producers Guild awards since launch. The office is headquartered in Burbank. For more information, visit www.geekandsundry.com and watch us on YouTube at www.YouTube.com/GeekandSundry.