About the show
Real stories, virtual worlds.
Gameplay is a narrative podcast about video games and the virtual worlds that power culture and community. Using long-form storytelling, Gameplay is a documentary style show that explores a variety of narratives from the world of games, and speaks to their ability to create immersive experiences and social connection. Episodes are released every two weeks.
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Gameplay is nominated for Best Gaming Coverage, and James Parkinson for Best Gaming Journalist, in the 2021 Australian IT Journalism Awards.
James is the Host and Executive Producer of Gameplay. He has previously produced audio stories for NPR and podcast content for Tennis Australia. James is also the creator of the award-winning podcast By Association. As a life-long gamer, James is now bringing his passion for storytelling and video games together through Gameplay.
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Kris is the CEO of Lawson Media and a Producer on Gameplay. He has experience in senior editorial and digital positions at some of Australia's largest media organisations, including; Australian Broadcasting Corporation, SBS, News Corp Australia and Network Ten. As host of the award-winning podcast 'Moonshot', Kris has covered everything from artificial intelligence to jetpacks. Follow Kristofor on Twitter.
About Lawson Media
Lawson Media is an award-winning independent media company in Melbourne, Australia, focused on the creation of high-quality digital journalism and narrative podcasts. Our other editorial podcasts include; Moonshot, Building A Unicorn and Supercharged.
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